Tata Power bags India's largest solar and battery project worth Rs 945 crore from Solar Energy Corp - watsupptoday.com
Tata Power bags India's largest solar and battery project worth Rs 945 crore from Solar Energy Corp
Posted 01 Dec 2021 05:31 PM

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Tata Power Company on Wednesday said that its wholly owned subsidiary Tata Power Solar Systems has received Letter of Award (LoA) from Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI). After the contract, the utility scale EPC order book of Tata Power Solar now stands at around 4.4 GW (DC) capacity with an approximate value of Rs 9,000 crore without GST. SECI project sites are located in Chhattisgarh, Tata Power said, adding that the order scope includes engineering, design, supply, construction, erection, testing, O&M and commissioning of the projects. “With this win, the Company has strengthened its diversified offerings with BESS (Battery Energy Storage System) within the renewable segment," the company stated.

“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," said Praveer Sinha, CEO & MD, Tata Power. The previous large projects executed by Tata Power Solar include 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, the company added.

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