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BORG Energy to Invest for rural electrification projects | Boaz Augustin

BORG Energy India Pvt. Ltd, a subsidiary of BORG Inc, Texas USA has planned to invest $45 million for rural electrification and EPC projects in India within next six months.

The company has planned to install BORG Astra Plus Home Series, a range of fully loaded micro solar power plants and Solar Farm Master Series controller that would electrify 18,000 homes in the northern part of the country. While BORG Astra Plus Home Series is specially designed to meet the energy needs of domestic households; Solar Farm Master Series would generate power for irrigation projects.

Dr. Boaz Augustin Jr., BORG Energy Managing Director-Asia Pacific, said, “We commit $25 million for rural electrification projects using solar power and $20 million would be used for EPC projects in Uttar Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Rajasthan, Bihar and Andhra Pradesh. We have ambitious plans to install BORG power plants in 2.5 million households in various states over the next three years. We are currently developing appropriate retail network of 220 Borg power play show rooms in India.”

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