Ather Energy Pvt Ltd, headquartered in Tamil Nadu, embodies a similar ethos as the SDME Society. Founded with a commitment to revolutionize the electric vehicle landscape in India, Ather Energy aims to make sustainable mobility accessible to all. The company’s vision centers on innovation, offering high-performance electric scooters coupled with a robust charging infrastructure. 

Through relentless dedication to technological advancement and quality, Ather Energy spearheads the transformation towards eco-friendly transportation. With a focus on innovation and reliability, Ather Energy stands as a beacon in the electric vehicle industry, driving change and promoting a sustainable future for mobility in India.

As a result, over the last few years, the company has been actively looking at Rooftop solar as a possible means to reduce its carbon footprint. This is where SafEarth came in and helped make their dream become a reality. The Rooftop CAPEX Solar installation of 200 kW has helped Ather Energy reduce 387 tonnes of CO2 emissions a year.

Project Details : 

Size200 kW
Commercial Operation Date (COD)November 2023
Financing ModeCAPEX
Execution Time4 Months
Annual Generation 285,049 kWh
CO2 Reduction387 Tonnes
Levelized Cost of Energy> INR 1.8 / kWh

*Graph of Total Annual Cash Flow

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The project closed with significant benefits to the off-taker and the company stands to save upwards of with the installation of the rooftop solar system by SafEarth.

Project Workflow

SafEarth is proud to be a part of this journey. This is how we helped their transformation:

Project Design: 

Upon signing with Ather Energy Pvt Ltd, SafEarth first visited the site and made a detailed engineering report for the project. The designed system optimized the generation and the return on investment of the plant. Best industry practices have been used in this system.

Vendor Selection: 

The SafEarth team then selected 11 pre screened vendors from the companies registered on our portal. All these companies are industry leaders.

Online Auction:

These companies were given a week to review the Detailed Engineering to help them ascertain their costs up to 99% accuracy. They then participated in an Online Reverse Auction on our Platform.

*Graph of Auction Analysis

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After the auction, Ather Energy Pvt Ltd selected a vendor from the 11 participating pre screened vendors and held final discussions with this vendor. We worked with them to iron out various terms and conditions of the contract to arrive at a Win-Win scenario. This ensured protections for the client as well as the vendor.


After the closure of the financing negotiations, the Vendor installed the plant on the roof of the industry following the best in industry practices. The plant has been set up using premium components and has been designed for top-grade performance.

Quality Assurance by SafEarth:

Before Commissioning and Handing over the plant, the SafEarth quality team visited the site and identified any punch points related to the project. The plant was handed over only after resolving these punch points. 

Operations and Maintenance:

The O&M for the plant is now being done by the Vendor. The contract sets out clear benchmarks against which the output of the plant will be evaluated. 

Number of Bidders11
Total Number of Bids75
No. of Bidders Matching1
Average Savings~ ₹ 2,00,00,000
Closure Time – Post Auction15 Working Days

Auction Summary

Final Outcome of Project

SafEarth has helped Ather Energy Pvt Ltd reduce its carbon footprint by 387 tonnes per year of CO2 equivalent and save over 60% of their electricity bills in the process. The Company was able to get the best quality solar plant without having to worry about any aspect of the project and as a result, they have awarded additional projects to SafEarth.

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