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Tata Power Solar commissions 20 kW project for Raj Auto 21st April, 2016

The net metering project will enabletheshowroom to run on 100% green power

Tata Power Solar,India’s largest integrated solar company, has successfully commissioned a 20kW solar rooftop project for Raj Auto, a Hero MotoCorpshowroom,inAurangabad. The net metering policy has been recently introduced by the Maharashtra Government this year and the20kW project is one of the first such implementations of its kind in the state.

With the completion of this solar project, Tata Power Solar has helpedRaj Auto meet100% ofits power requirement through renewable energy.The 20kW rooftop project set up in the showroomhas used 80 solar panels, manufactured by Tata Power Solar,and will generate 33,000units of power and offset23 tonnes of carbon dioxide annually.

Speaking on the project, Ashish Khanna, ED & CEO, Tata Power Solar, said, “With the Maharashtra Government encouraging net metering systems through its recent state policy, we see great potential for commercial entities shifting from conventional power sources to solar. We aredelighted to have partneredwith Raj Autowhohave taken the leadin implementing net metering and will derive great financial value from the solar rooftop system.”

Last year, Tata Power Solar launched the ‘Tata Solar Dynamo’ series of rooftopgrid-tie systems exclusively for the residential and SME rooftop market.This systemenables rooftop consumers to generate clean power as well as save on electricity bills for up to 25 long years.

Hemant Khivansara, Owner, Raj Auto, said, “Clean power is the need of the hour and we are proud to now call ourselves a 100% green energyestablishment. More importantly theproject will ensure substantial savings in electricity costs for us. We are glad to have tied-up with Tata Power Solar for this project and are very pleased with their quality modules and exceptional solar system, which is currently over performing at our showroom.This system has been consistently generating over 100 units per day since installation and I appreciate this performance.”

Tata Power Solar, having installed 72MW of rooftop and distributed generation projects across India,was ranked #1 in the solar rooftop market in the India Solar Rooftop Map 2016 report by BRIDGE TO INDIA, a leading Cleantech consulting firm.

About Tata Power Solar:

Tata Power Solar, with 25 years of deep domain expertise, is one of the pioneering solar manufacturers in the world and India’s largest specialised 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 200 MW of modules and 180 MW of cells. It has completed more than 194 MW of ground-mount utility scale and 72 MW of rooftop and distributed generation projects 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 visit: