Tata Power Renewable Energy subsidiary receives Letter of Award to set up 966MW Round-the-clock (RTC) Hybrid Renewable Power Project for Tata Steel – EQ Mag
Tipped to be one of the biggest Industrial RTC power projects in the country under Group Captive Regime
TPREL will set up 966MW solar- wind hybrid capacity (379MW solar and 587MW wind power)
Tata Power Renewable Energy Limited through its subsidiary TP Vardhaman Surya Limited received Letter of Award ‘LOA’ to set up 966MW RTC (Round-the-clock) hybrid renewable power for Tata Steel. This is one of the biggest industrial RTC power PPAs under Group Captive segment in the country. The project has the hybrid renewable capacity of 379MW solar and 587MW wind power.
Tata Steel, with an annual crude steel capacity of 35 million tonnes per annum (MnTPA), is one of the world’s most geographically diversified steel producers. This project will fulfil a significant part of Tata Steel’s green energy requirements in India, saving 23,89,160 ton of CO2 emissions annually.
Tata Steel will invest 26% equity in the said project. The project will be commissioned by 1st June 2025 as per the arrangement.
Dr. Praveer Sinha, CEO & MD, Tata Power said, “Tata Power and Tata Steel are committed to jointly develop green energy solutions. The 966MW RTC (Round-the-clock) hybrid renewable power project marks a significant step towards our combined efforts to accelerate the adoption of clean and green energy to meet the net zero target”.
Mr. T. V. Narendran, CEO & MD, Tata Steel, added, “We are pleased to partner with Tata Power Renewable Energy Limited to secure a significant portion of our power requirements from renewable sources. This agreement aligns with our sustainability vision and will contribute to the reduction of carbon emissions associated with our operations. We believe that renewable energy is the future, and this partnership enables us to take one of the steps towards achieving our target of net zero by 2045.”
With this win, the total renewables capacity of TPREL reaches 7,756 MW with an installed capacity of 4,059 MW (Solar – 3,107 MW & Wind – 952 MW) and 3,697 MW under various stages of implementation.
About Tata Power Renewable Energy Ltd:
Tata Power Renewable Energy Limited (“TPREL”) is a subsidiary of The Tata Power Company Limited and is one of the country’s most significant renewable energy players. TPREL is a developer of renewable energy projects (including solar, wind, hybrid, round-the-clock (RTC), peak, floating solar, and storage systems including battery storage) that it owns, operates, and maintains. It also offers comprehensive green energy solutions for rural and urban areas like turnkey, EPC and O&M solutions for various business segments like utility-scale projects, solar rooftop, and solar pump systems. Along with its extensive portfolio of renewable solutions, it has a state-of-the-art solar cell and module manufacturing plant of 1.2 GW in Bengaluru and plans to set up a Greenfield 4 GW solar cell and 4 GW solar module plant. In addition, TPREL also provides electric vehicle (EV) charging solutions across various segments and other advisory solutions across the renewable sector.
As on date, TPREL’s total renewable utility capacity is 7,756 MW including 3,697 MW projects under various stages of implementation and its operational capacity is 4,059 MW, which includes 3,107 MW solar and 952 MW wind. Presently, the company’s solar EPC portfolio is more than 11.5 GWp of ground-mount utility-scale, over 1.6 GW of rooftop and distributed ground-mounted systems, and over 98,000 solar water pumps. TPREL aims to provide energy access to millions of people across the country via its integrated green energy solutions.