Significant milestone! Gautam Adani says Adani Green is now India’s first “das hazari” in renewable energy space

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Significant milestone for Adani Group! Adani Green Energy has become India’s first company to have 10,000 MW renewable energy capacity. Gautam Adani, Chairman of the Adani Group, expressed pride in the achievement stating, “We are proud to be India’s first das hazari in the renewables space.”
Adani Green Energy Ltd on Wednesday said it has commissioned 2,000 MW of solar capacity at the Khavda solar park in Gujarat.This accomplishment has propelled the company to become the first in India to surpass 10,000 MW of renewable energy capacity.
With an operational portfolio of 10,934 MW, Adani Green Energy Ltd now holds the largest renewable energy capacity in India. In the fiscal year 2024, the company added 2,848 MW of renewable capacity. The operational portfolio includes 7,393 MW of solar, 1,401 MW of wind, and 2,140 MW of wind-solar hybrid capacity, states a PTI report.
The company aims to achieve 45 GW of renewable energy by 2030. This operational portfolio is expected to power over 5.8 million homes and avoid approximately 21 million tonnes of CO2 emissions annually.
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Gautam Adani highlighted the company’s rapid growth from conceptualizing clean energy to reaching 10,000 MW in installed capacity. “In less than a decade, Adani Green Energy has not just envisioned a greener future but has actualised it, growing from a mere idea to explore clean energy to achieving a phenomenal 10,000 MW in installed capacity. This achievement is a demonstration of the rapidity and scale at which the Adani Group aims to facilitate India’s transition to clean, reliable and affordable energy,” he was quoted as saying.
Adani Green Energy Ltd is working towards a 45,000 MW target by 2030, including the development of a 30,000 MW renewable energy plant in Khavda.
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The company also emphasized its commitment to sustainability, with its operating portfolio being ‘single-use plastic free’, ‘zero waste-to-landfill’, and ‘water positive’ for plants exceeding 200 MW capacity. The Khavda plant, spread across 538 square kilometers, is a massive project that has operationalized 2,000 MW of solar capacity within a year.
The work at Khavda is progressing swiftly, leveraging the expertise of various divisions within the Adani Group, it said.

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