History & Milestones

25 years and counting: the Tata Power Solar journey at a glance, a history rich with experience and achievements.

Won a 100 MW solar power plant project from NTPC, including domestically manufactured cells and modules, at Andhra Pradesh

Ranked #1 third-party EPC player as well as #1 domestic module supplier for 2014 in India Solar Map 2014

Touched nearly 30 million lives till April 2014

Positive environment impact through reduced carbon footprint by 6.2 million tonnes till April 2014

Expanded module manufacturing capacity by 60% to 200 MW

Commissions India's largest solar power project of 50 MW with NTPC Completion 

Commissions the largest rooftop solar plant in South India for Murugan Textiles


Completed 10 MW for Jindal Aluminium Limited, largest to date in the state of Karnataka


Tata Power Solar becomes a wholly owned subsidiary of the Tata Group

Completed over 40 MW grid-connected power plants across India including 17 MW grid-connected power plant in Mithapur, Gujarat for IIPL


Received CII’s Leadership and Excellence Award in Environmental Health and Safety Award 2012


Tata Power Solar receives the FICCI Annual Award 2008 -09 for outstanding achievement in environmental sustainability of business

1 MW grid-connected power plant executed in New Delhi for Tata Power Delhi Distribution Ltd

Special commendation for Golden Peacock award for Occupational Health & Safety – 2010

Carbon footprint reduced by 3443546 tons

15,000 solar home lighting systems in various villages of J&K through JAKEDA and 700 solar home lighting systems and 10 (40 kWp) for KREDA installed


Tata Power Solar wins Golden Peacock Innovation Award, 2009

Initiated installation of over 86 microgrids in Leh aggregating to a capacity of 1 MW over the span of next 4 years

Awarded Readers Choice Award in the solar cell category, by Electronics For You group that identifies leaders within the Indian electronics industry

Tata Power Solar expands cell manufacturing to 84 MW


Tata Power Solar crosses Rs 500 crore in exports and 1100 crore in sales


ICAI Award for Excellence in Financial reporting for the year 2008

70+ surface and submersible solar water pump systems installed in perpetual drought-prone Anantpur district

Rail Vikas Nigam Limited commissions 28 4.41 kWp SPG systems for IPS charging at the North Western Railway


Tata Power Solar declared Best Solar Water Heater Manufacturer by MNRE

Tata Power Solar was presented EEPC’s Star Performer (large enterprise) award in recognition of its outstanding contribution to Engineering Exports

8000 homes installed with solar lighting

Tata Power Solar becomes the largest cell manufacturer in India by increasing capacity to 52 MW

Expanded module manufacturing capacity to 85 MW


Tata Power Solar crosses Rs 600 crore in sales

Executed over 40 offshore platform projects


The Chhattisgarh rural electrification projects wins the Helios award by BP, the best global project of social importance in 2004-05

Tata Power Solar wins Gold for Manufacturing Excellence by Frost & Sullivan

Carbon footprint reduced by 980,037 tons

Powered computers for use by 75,000 students and senior citizens in Emerald Isle, Sri Lanka using solar


Tata Power Solar exports cross Rs 300 crore

Initiated electrification of over 400 villages with 100 solar power plants in Chhattisgarh with CREDA


Largest industrial solar water heating system developed for the Kerala Co-operative milk federation with a capacity of 60,000 liters


India’s first solar heated pool developed for Rashtrapati Bhavan, New Delhi


Module manufacturing expansion initiated - foundation stone laid for a new 10 acre facility at Bangalore
Tata Power Solar crosses Rs 100 crore in exports


Tata Power Solar crosses Rs 100 crore in sales

Carbon footprint reduced by 163,762 tons

The first company in India to upgrade cell manufacturing  with plasma-enhanced vapour deposition system


Powered Asia’s largest telescope at Hanle, J&K for Indian Institute of Astrophysics through a 31.5 kWp SPV hybrid power plant


Expansion of manufacturing facility at Bangalore

Carbon footprint reduced by 6,918 tons


Commercial manufacturing begins

The first solar manufacturing facility is set up: 3 MW capacity, 100 mm round cell


Tata Power and BP Solar join hands to establish Tata BP Solar