April 19, 2024

Choice’s subsidiary CCSPL secures Solar Plant project worth ₹520 Cr in partnership with Solar91 in Jodhpur, Rajasthan


April 3, 2024, Rajasthan – Choice Consultancy Services Pvt Ltd (Choice), a leading consulting firm and a subsidiary of Choice International Ltd, is proud to announce winning of a project for the development of a solar plant for Jodhpur Vidyut Vitran Nigam Ltd in a Joint Venture partnership with Solar91 Cleantech Pvt Ltd.

In this project, Choice & Solar91 together will act as key advisor, undertaking comprehensive tasks including detailed site surveys, supervision of the design, supply, and installation of the solar power plant. Furthermore, they will oversee the installation of associated 33kV or 11kV lines, conduct testing and commissioning activities, and manage the construction of control rooms. The project is expected to entail a capex outflow of Rs. 152 crores.

This project emphasizes Jodhpur Discom’s commitment to sustainable energy and rural electrification, marking a significant step towards a greener future for the region. Aligned with the PM-Kusum Yojana

– Component C 2, aimed at providing affordable electricity to farmers, the initiative entails setting up a 34.72 MW (AC) solar plant during an implementation period of 12 months, with a 25-year operation and maintenance period.

Expressing enthusiasm for the collaboration, Arun Poddar, CEO of Choice International Ltd, stated, “It is an honour to partner with Jodhpur Vidyut Vitran Nigam Ltd, marking yet another significant milestone in our journey towards supporting sustainable energy projects. At Choice, our dedication to the renewable energy sector is unwavering, and we are actively driving forward to broaden our portfolio following our notable success in Water Management, Road & Highway, and Urban Development sectors.”

Choice Group, through strategic efforts, intends to ensure efficient execution; delivering significant benefits to the communities served. The estimated revenue of the project is ₹520 Crores during the overall project tenure.

Mr. Dhawal Vasavada, Director of Solar91 Cleantech Pvt Ltd, said, “We are ushering a new era of sustainable energy, contributing to a cleaner, greener future. Choice Group’s demonstrated ability in supporting solar initiatives most prominently the PM KUSUM YOJANA-C2; further fortifies our confidence in the success of this initiative.”

This alliance signifies a pivotal step towards realizing a brighter, more sustainable future, embodying the Choice’s commitment towards driving impactful change.