India’s largest Solar and Battery Storage Project awarded to Tata Power Solar of INR 945 crore – EQ Mag Pro
To set up 100 MW EPC Solar Project along with 120 MWh Battery Energy Storage System for SECI at Chattisgarh
Tata Power Solar Systems Limited (Tata Power Solar), India’s largest integrated solar company and a wholly owned subsidiary of Tata Power, has received Letter of Award (‘LoA’) from Solar Energy Corporation of India Ltd. (SECI) to build 100 MW EPC Solar project along with 120 MWh Utility Scale Battery Energy Storage System (BESS). The total contract value of the project is approximately ÌNR 945 crore. The project will be executed within 18 months .
The Utility Scale EPC order book of Tata Power Solar now stands at ~4.4 GW (DC) capacity with an approximate value of INR 9,000 crore (without GST), thereby strengthening its position as India’s leading Solar EPC player.
SECI project sites are located in Chhattisgarh. The order scope includes engineering, design, supply, construction, erection, testing, O&M and commissioning of the projects.
Tata Power’s vision has always been to look forward to adoption of new technologies with innovation. With this win, the Company has strengthened its diversified offerings with BESS within the renewable segment.
Speaking on the achievement, Dr. Praveer Sinha, CEO & MD, Tata Power said, “We are glad to receive this prestigious order from SECI to build Solar EPC projects along with the India’s largest Utility Scale BESS project. This is the second grid-scale solar plant with BESS and is recognition of Tata Power Solar’s pioneering work in project execution capabilities in the solar energy domain.”
Over the years, Tata Power Solar has been one of India’s leading solar rooftop EPC player with compelling economics, especially for the commercial and industrial segment. Tata Power Solar comes with a successful background of executing large projects, to name a few 80 MW NTPC Jetsar, 50 MW Kasargod at Kerala, 100 MW GIPCL Raghanesda, 100 MW TPREL Raghanesda, 30 MW GSECL. Another innovative Solar project of 50 MW with BESS of 50 MWh battery storage is under execution at Leh.
About Tata Power Solar Systems Limited:
Tata Power Solar, with over 32 years of deep domain expertise is one of the pioneering solar manufacturers in the world and India’s largest specialized EPC player. Founded in 1989, the company was originally formed as a joint venture between Tata Power and British Petroleum Solar (BP Solar). As a pioneer and market leader in the solar space, headquartered in Bangalore, Tata Power Solar now operates independently as a wholly-owned subsidiary of Tata Power.
As one of the largest solar manufacturers in India, Tata Power Solar operates world-class manufacturing unit in Bangalore, with a production capacity of 580MW of modules and 530 MW of cells. It has a portfolio of more than 7GW of ground-mount utility-scale, over 750MW of rooftop and distributed generation projects across the country & installed over 55000 Solar Water Pumps in India till date. It also offers a diverse line of solar solutions for both urban and rural markets – these include rooftop solutions, solar pumps, and power packs among others. Tata Power Solar is committed to enabling solar everywhere and aims to provide energy access to millions of people across the country via its integrated solar solutions.
About Tata Power:
Tata Power (NSE: TATAPOWER; BSE:500400) is one of India’s largest integrated power companies and together with its subsidiaries and jointly controlled entities, has an installed/managed capacity of 13,068 MW. The Company 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 4.2 GW of clean energy generation from solar, wind, hydro, and waste heat recovery accounting for 32% 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 1,050 MW Mega Power Project at Jharkhand.
Tata Power is currently serving more than 12 million consumers via its Discoms, under public-private partnership model viz Tata Power Delhi Distribution Ltd. with Government of Delhi 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 an integrated solutions providers by looking at new business growth in distributed generation through rooftop solar and microgrids, storage solutions, EV charging infrastructure, ESCO, home automation & smart meters et al.
With its 107 years track record of technology advancements, project execution excellence, world-class safety processes, customer care,and green initiatives, Tata Power is well poised for multi-fold growth and is committed to lighting up lives for generations to come.