Tata Powerhas been empaneled by the Kerala State Electricity Board Limited (KSEBL) along with a contract to develop a total of 84MW of solar rooftop capacity across all districts of Kerala. The total contract value is Rs 4 billion. The project is meant for domestic consumers and under the agreement Tata Power will implement projects of 64MW for individual households and 20MW for housing society projects. While the individual household projects will have projects with solar capacity ranging from 3kW – 10kW, the projects in residential societieswill have solar capacity ranging from 11kW – 100kW.
The tender for this project was announced by KSEBL in Feb 2021 under the ‘Soura Subsidy Scheme in Domestic Sector’, Kerala and must be commissioned within three months of receipt of an order from individual residential customers. Prior to this, Tata Power had received a Letter of Award from KSEBL in January 2021 to develop a 110 MW rooftop solar project.
Tata Power is India’s leading integrated power company and, together with its subsidiaries and jointly controlled entities, has an installed and managed capacity of 12,808 MW. It has a presence across the entire power value chain – generation of renewable as well as conventional power including hydro and thermal energy, transmission and distribution, coal and freight, logistics and trading. With changing energy landscape, the company is now focusing its efforts on new business growth in distributed generation through rooftop solar and micro grids, storage solutions, EV charging infrastructure, ESCO, home automation and smart meters.