Avaada Group Hosts Delegation Led by Thai Deputy PM H.E. Parnpree Bahiddha-Nukara

Mumbai, February 27, 2024:
In a landmark event underscoring global cooperation in the renewable energy sector, Avaada Group, a leading name in green energy solutions, is pleased to announce that a delegation led by H.E. Parnpree Bahiddha-Nukara, Deputy Prime Minister, and Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Thailand, visited Avaada-owned world’s largest single location solar power plant by any renewable energy Independent Power Producer (IPP) in Bikaner, Rajasthan.


Thailand’s Deputy PM is on a four-day official visit to India, along with a high-level delegation including Thailand’s Ambassador to India Ms. Pattarat Hongtong and Dr.Pailin Chuchottaworn, Chairman of the Board at the Global Power Synergy Plc. (GPSC), along with other dignitaries and key luminaries from the Thailand energy sector.

The delegation was welcomed by Mr. Vineet Mittal, Chairperson of Avaada Group, Mr. Kishor Nair, CEO of Avaada Energy, along with other team members. The visit facilitated in-depth discussions on sustainable energy, technological innovations, and the potential for future collaborations between India and Thailand in the pursuit of a greener planet and sustainable future.

On a question on how his experience was after visiting Avaada’s facility and India in general, H.E. Parnpree Bahiddha-Nukara, Deputy Prime Minister, and Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Thailand, expressed his feelings by saying that, “I would say only one word i.e. Impressive.”

While on the investment made by PTT Group’s GPSC in Avaada Energy in India, Thailand’s Deputy PM said that “definitely they have made the right decision.”

Commenting on the occasion, Mr. Vineet Mittal, Chairperson of Avaada Group, said, “This visit symbolizes a shared vision between Avaada Group and our esteemed guests from Thailand – a vision that sees renewable energy as the cornerstone of global environmental sustainability and economic prosperity. We are immensely proud to showcase our facility, which not only represents a leap in clean energy generation but also reflects our commitment to the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals.”

The Bikaner Solar Plant has its own significance not only in India’s renewable energy landscape but also globally. Spanning across 4,100 acres of land, Avaada Energy’s solar plant has ~ 3 million solar modules. Plant consumed ~ 33,500 tons of structural steel, and approximately 4,200 km of Power & Control cables. It supplies electricity through long term power purchase agreement across India – North India (Haryana), West India (Maharashtra), and South India (Telangana and Tamil Nadu). Furthermore, electricity generated is being transmitted using the extra high voltage (EHV) national grid of India through a 14 km long 400 kV transmission line.

So far, the solar plant has reduced carbon emissions of ~3.4 million tons and saved approximately 90,000 kiloliters of water annually by using robotic cleaning systems.

The delegation’s visit highlights the importance of international collaboration in the energy sector and sets a precedent for future partnerships that transcend geographical boundaries. Avaada Group remains at the forefront of the clean energy transition, driving innovation and sustainability through its projects across India and beyond.

Picture Left to Right (Attached) – Ms. Pannalin Mahawongthikul, Director, GPSC Ms. Pattarat Hongtong, Ambassador of Thailand to India Mr. Worawat Pittayasiri, Director & CEO GPSC Dr. Pailin Chuchottaworn, Chairman, GPSC H.E. Parnpree Bahiddha-Nukara, Deputy Prime Minister / Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Vineet Mittal, Chairman Avaada Group