Tata Power Solar, India’s largest solar energy company, and Tata Power’s wholly-owned subsidiary has received a “Notice of Award” (NoA) to build 50MWp Solar PV Plant with 50MWh Battery Energy Storage System (BESS) project at Phyang village in Leh, Ladakh. The order value of the project is ÌNR 386 crores. The commercial operation date for this project is set for March 2023.
This will be India’s first co-located Large Scale BESS (Battery Energy Storage System) solution as well as first Large Scale Solar PV Project in the Union Territory of Ladakh to be set up at a high altitude of 3600 meters above sea level.
With the addition of this project, the order pipeline of Tata Power Solar now stands at approximately 4GWp with approx. order value of INR. 12,414 Crores.
The scope of work includes design, engineering, supply & procurement, construction of Solar Photovoltaic grid connected power plant project and BESS on a turnkey basis along with ten years of operations and maintenance services.
Speaking on the achievement, Dr. Praveer Sinha, CEO & MD, Tata Power said, “Tata Power has always been at the forefront of generating renewable energy coupled with innovative solutions. This project is a testament of contribution towards developing an advanced ecosystem for faster adoption of clean energy across the nation.”
Tata Power Solar comes with a successful background of executing large projects, to name a few 150MW Ayana at Ananthapur, 50 MW Kasargod at Kerala, 56MW Greenko, 30MWp Solar Power Plant in Lapanga, Odisha, 105MWp of Floating solar at Kayamkulam (under implementation). It has also won an auction conducted by Gujarat for 400 MW of projects to be built at Dholera solar Park.
About Tata Power Solar Systems Limited:
Tata Power Solar, with 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 one of the largest solar manufacturers in India, Tata Power Solar operates world-class manufacturing unit in Bangalore, with a production capacity of 1,100 MW of modules and cells. It has a portfolio of more than 7GW of ground-mount utility-scale, over 600MW of rooftop and distributed generation projects and installation of over 50,000 pumps across the country 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. For more information, please click on www.tatapowersolar.com