and Press Conference
Group has proposed to set up a renewable energy sector project
in Karnataka. (10,000 MW of Solar Power and 3,000 MW of
wind power) After the in principal acceptance, KREDL has
asked Airvoice Group to submit immediately a DPR for the
1st Phase initially (100MW Solar and 200MW Wind) The total
investment being done by the company in the project would
be 3200 crores.
Press Release. Dated. 4th Feb 2010.
the worlds Largest Green Energy Project
Airvoice Green Energy Pvt Ltd, New Delhi, India, proudly
announces the launch of one its most ambitious projects
in the renewable energy sector.
It proposes to set up 10,000 MW of Solar Power and 3,000
MW of wind power in the state of Karnataka.
The proposed solar power plant, of Airvoice Green Energy
Pvt Ltd., would be based on Photo
Voltaic (PV) technology. 12 high potential districts
in the state of Karnataka have been identified for the same.
This would be the largest solar power plant in the world
till date. Currently the largest solar PV power plan in
the world has a capacity of only 60MW based out of Spain.
Sanjay Kapoor, the CMD
of Airvoice Group, indicated in the press conference
held at Villa Medici, The Taj Mahal Hotel in New Delhi,
“this project alone would meet around half of the
ambitious target of 20,000 MW as envisaged by the Jawaharlal
National Solar Mission announced by the Honorable
Prime Minister Sri Manmohan Singhji”. The
Karnataka Renewable Energy Development Limited (KREDL),
the nodal agency of renewable energy projects, has given
in principle approval. The entire project would be done
in 5 phases. Airvoice would be setting up a first phase
pilot of 100MW capacity. The work has already started and
it is expected that the detailed project report (DPR) would
be submitted within the next 90 days.
Airvoice group has also identified 4 high potential districts
where the wind farm would be set up. The first phase of the
3,000 MW wind farm project would be 200 MW and the work on the
same has already started. It is expected that the DPR would
be submitted in the next 4 months.
Airvoice is entering into a JV partnership with Satluj
Jal Vidyut Nigam Limited (SJVNL, Mini Navaratana) for
the first phase of both the solar and wind power projects. S.P.
Singh, GM of SJVNL and Mr. H.B.
Sahay, AGM of SJVNL, represented the CPSU and were mandated
by the board.
Honorable Member of Parliament from Bangalore
North, Sri D.B.Chandre Gowda,
addressed the members of the press and announced that he was
happy to see an initiative of this magnitude being undertaken
in the country and voiced that this would address the power
shortage in the state and the country.
Sanjay Kapoor, the CMD of Airvoice Group, said that his company
is dedicated towards sustainable energy developments and sees
India has a high potential country for Solar and wind power
projects that would benefit the country in terms of Co2 emission
reductions, employment generation and above all meeting the
power demand in the country driving the future economic growth.
The press conference was attended by NDTV Profit, Economic Times,
Business Standard, Aaj Tak, PTI, Amar Ujala among others.
from the Press conference held at Villa Medici, The
Taj Mahal Hotel in New Delhi, India.
4th Feb. 2010.
S.P. Singh, G.M., with Mr. H.B. Sahay, AGM.
Jal Vidyut Nigam Limited (SJVNL)
Alakto with Mr. D.G. Murali.
being Co2 emission reductions, employment generation
and meeting the power demand.
Chairman, Airvoice Group India.
Sanjay Kapoor. Chairman, Airvoice Group India, with
M.P. Bangalore North,
Mr. D.B.Chandre Gowda.
teams from NDTV Profit, Economic Times, Business Standard,
Aaj Tak, PTI, Amar Ujala
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