National, India, August 13, 2021: Tata Power Renewable Energy Limited (TPREL), a wholly owned subsidiary of Tata Power has successfully commissioned 100 MW Solar Power project at Raghanesda Solar Park, Gujarat. This project is another landmark for TPREL, as in the first year of its operation, the 100MW plant is expected to generate 255 million units. The installation will reduce 200,000 tonnes of carbon emission every year. Raghanesda Solar Park, located in the Banaskantha district of Gujarat, is one of the biggest solar parks in the country.
This project was awarded by Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Ltd (GUVNL). With this addition of 100 MW, the total installed capacity of TPREL will be 2,797 MW with 1,865 MW of Solar and 932 MW of wind. It has another 1,234 MW of renewable projects under implementation.
Speaking on the achievement, Dr. Praveer Sinha, CEO&MD, Tata Power said, “We are proud to announce that TPREL has commissioned the 100MW project at one of the biggest solar parks in the country in Gujarat. We are steadfast in our conviction towards promoting the realisation of clean and green energy in the country through solar power generation.”
Despite various challenges faced on account of Covid 19 by the industry, TPREL through Tata Power’s EPC arm Tata Power Solar Systems Limited has successfully completed the project within the project timelines due to its excellent project execution experience & capabilities.
About Tata Power:
Tata Power is India’s largest integrated power company and, together with its subsidiaries and jointly controlled entities, has an installed/ managed capacity of 12,811 MW. A pioneer in the field, it has a presence across the entire power value chain – generation of renewable as well as conventional power including hydro and thermal energy, transmission & distribution, coal & freight, logistics and trading. The company had developed the country’s first Ultra Mega Power Project at Mundra (Gujarat) based on super-critical technology. With almost 4 GW of clean energy generation from solar, wind, hydro and waste heat recovery accounting for 31% of the overall portfolio the company is a leader in clean energy generation. It has successful public-private partnerships in generation, transmission & distribution in India viz: Powerlinks Transmission Ltd. with Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd. for evacuation of Power from Tala hydro plant in Bhutan to Delhi, Maithon Power Ltd. with Damodar Valley Corporation for a 1050 MW Mega Power Project at Jharkhand. Tata Power is currently serving around 12 million consumers via its Discoms, under public-private partnership model viz Tata Power Delhi Distribution Ltd. with Government of Delhi for distribution in North Delhi; ; TP Northern Odisha Distribution Limited, TP Central Odisha Distribution Limited, TP Western Odisha Distribution Limited and TP Southern Odisha Distribution Limited with Government of Odisha.
With a focus on sustainable and clean energy development, Tata Power is steering the transformation into integrated solutions providers by looking at new business growth in distributed generation through rooftop solar and micro grids, storage solutions, EV charging infrastructure, ESCO, home automation & smart meters et al. With its 107 years track record of technology leadership, project execution excellence, world-class safety processes, customer care and green initiatives, Tata Power is well poised for multi-fold growth and committed to lighting up lives for generations to come. For more information visit us at: www.tatapower.com
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