Aerocity, New Delhi, the headquarter of one of India’s leading independent solar power producers, Azure Power, has been awarded India’s first Platinum certification under the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) v4 Commercial Interiors rating system by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), a non-profit organization that promotes sustainability in building design, construction, and operation.
The LEED certification identifies Azure Power as a showcase example of sustainability and demonstrates leadership in transforming the building industry. The LEED Platinum certification is the highest rated certification for recognizing best-in-class building strategies and practices in green building. Azure Power achieved LEED certification for implementing practical and measurable strategies and solutions aimed at achieving high performance in the following categories: integrative process, water efficiency, energy use and atmosphere, materials and resources, innovation and indoor environment quality.
Azure Power is a leading independent solar power producer in India with a portfolio of over across several states and union territories. With its in-house engineering, procurement and construction expertise and advanced in-house operations and maintenance capability, Azure Power provides low-cost and reliable solar power solutions to customers throughout India. It has developed, constructed and operated solar projects of varying sizes, from utility scale, rooftop to mini & micro grids, since its inception in 2008. Highlights include the construction of India’s first private utility scale solar PV power plant in 2009 and the implementation of the first MW scale rooftop project under the smart city initiative in 2013.