New Delhi, India, December 26, 2022: Jakson Green, the new energy transition platform backed by India-headquartered Infrastructure and Renewables major - Jakson Group, has bagged a prestigious solar EPC order from Amplus Solar, India’s leading distributed solar energy provider.
Under the partnership, Jakson Green will deliver a state-of-the-art solar power plant on a turnkey EPC basis for Amplus Solar at Bikaner, Rajasthan in India within 8.5 months of initiation. The project will use nearly three thousand single-axis trackers and over 224,448 monocrystalline bifacial solar modules rated 540Wp. Upon completion, the facility would be as big as 386 football fields the size of Lusail Stadium, which recently held the FIFA world cup, and is expected to offset over 3.1 million tons of CO2 per year, equivalent to removing 558,100 fuel-engine cars off the road. The project is slated to supply power to leading commercial and industrial customers on a long-term basis, thereby providing further fillip to the trend of the corporate push to adopt green energy in the country.
Speaking on the occasion, Shri Sharad Pungalia, CEO of Amplus Solar, said, "We are committed to ensuring the timely delivery of all our projects with the best HSE practices. We are delighted to partner with Jakson Green, known for timely delivery and best safety practices. We look forward to a successful long-term association with Jakson Green”.
Calling the win, a big vote of confidence in Jakson Green’s engineering, and construction prowess Amplus Solar, Mr. Bikesh Ogra, Founding Promoter, Managing Director & CEO of Jakson Green said “We are extremely delighted to receive this prestigious solar EPC order from Amplus Solar – one of India’s leading renewable energy players. Given our strong focus on the execution of large-scale renewable energy projects, with a proven team that has delivered over 10GW of green energy assets across 26 countries, we are confident of working with Amplus Solar to deliver a world-class solar power plant adhering to high-safety and quality benchmarks. We truly appreciate Amplus Solar for this partnership and look forward to doing many more projects with them in the near future”
Jakson Green has recently announced its global ambitions to be a leading developer and integrator of green hydrogen and green ammonia assets across select geographies and is eyeing a play in the Independent Hydrogen & Ammonia Production and Electrolyser manufacturing space in line with Hon’ble Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi’s vision of Atmanirbhar Bharat. The firm is actively developing a pipeline of renewable energy, green hydrogen, and green ammonia projects, both in India and abroad.
ABOUT JAKSON GREEN:
Jakson Green, a new energy transition platform backed by India headquartered Infrastructure and Renewable major, Jakson Group, focusses on EPC, IPP, IHP and O&M of new energy assets spanning solar, utility scale storage, waste-to-energy, fuel cell technologies, gasification-based projects, green hydrogen and green ammonia projects. Promoted and led by Bikesh Ogra, a renewable sector veteran with over 10GW of experience across 26 countries, the firm has built up an impressive global presence in a short span since its inception and plans to deliver 10GW renewable energy assets by 2025 and 20GW by 2030. The firm plans to enter the electrolyser manufacturing space, besides building and operating green hydrogen assets globally, in line with its vision of being a power-to-X player cumulatively producing over 1 million ton per annum of green hydrogen/ammonia by 2030.
ABOUT JAKSON GROUP:
Established in the year 1947, the Jakson Group has diversified from a conventional energy products manufacturer into a fully-integrated energy solutions company, providing expertise in the fields of solar power, battery energy storage system, distributed energy & solar and electrical EPC. The company has an extensive presence throughout India with 4 manufacturing facilities, 30+ Sales Offices and a wide network of channel partners and dealers making it one of the top 10 energy companies in India. The company emphasises on providing superior quality products and offers the most viable & cost-effective solutions to its clients backed by the long-standing expertise in the Energy Industry. For more information on the company, please visit www.jakson.com
ABOUT AMPLUS SOLAR:
Amplus Solar is Asia's leading distributed energy company providing low-carbon energy solutions to industrial and commercial customers by setting up on-site solar projects (rooftop and ground-mounted) and off-site solar farms (Open Access). The company serves 250+ renowned Indian and multinational firms like Yamaha, Cisco, Amazon, Walmart, Reckitt Benckiser, Schlumberger, Carlsberg, ABB, TVS, Schneider, Qualcomm, Halliburton, GE, Honda among others and has tripled its customer base from 2017 to 2022. Our clientele comes from diverse industry verticals including manufacturing, warehousing, aerospace & defence, automotive, FMCG, consumer durables, pharma, food processing, retail chains, educational institutes, hospitals & healthcare, office buildings and other industrial or commercial establishments. Over the years, the company has diversified into new avenues such as battery storage, energy efficiency, residential solar (HomeScape), and electric vehicles as a service.
Amplus Solar is headquartered in Gurugram, India, with regional offices in Bangalore, Mumbai, Pune, Bangkok, Dubai, and Kuala Lumpur. Today, Amplus Solar owns and manages a cumulative portfolio of 1GW of distributed solar assets across Asia. The company's operational plants are expected to generate 28.5 million units of electricity cumulatively over the 20 years duration of the projects. The CO2 abatement over the lifetime of these projects amounts to 27.48 million metric tonnes. The environmental impact can also be equated to 31.54 million mature trees absorbing CO2 for 40 years.
Amplus Solar is a member of the Petroliam Nasional Berhad (PETRONAS) group, Malaysia. PETRONAS recently established Gentari Sdn Bhd (Gentari) to pursue and deliver integrated sustainable energy solutions independently and to capture opportunities in the energy transition. Gentari offers lower carbon solutions through three initial core pillars – Renewable Energy, Hydrogen and Green Mobility, forming a portfolio of solutions cutting across the electron value chain to help customers achieve net-zero emissions.