Wins Dun & Bradstreet -Everest Industries Infra Awards 2016 for commissioningthe World’s Largest Solar Rooftop of 12MW for RSSB-EES
Tata Power Solar, India’s largest integrated solar company, won the ‘D&B Infra Awards 2016’ in the project based category for financial and operational excellence in commissioning 12 MW solar rooftop project for R.S.S.B. EDUCATIONAL & ENVIRONMENTAL SOCIETY (RSSB-EES). The awards presented by Dun & Bradstreet (DnB), into its 6th edition, felicitated 22 of India’s leading infrastructure companies and projects.
The 12 MW project is the largest solar rooftop plant in the world, set up in a single phase at a single premise. Set up under the Punjab Government’s grid connected rooftop solar projects scheme, the plant produces more than 150 lakh units of power annually.
Speaking about the award, Mr. Ashish Khanna,ED and CEO of Tata Power Solar says, “We are delighted to receive this award, which underlines our excellence and leadership in the solar rooftop space. Our win validates the tremendous efforts we put in commissioning this complex engineering project. The12 MW project meets the highest quality standards by systematic and planned engineering and was executed in a safe manner with zero-incidents.”
The award was presented at an event supported by the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways and given by ShriMansukh L. Mandaviya, Honourable Minister of State for Road Transport & Highways, Shipping and Chemicals & Fertilizers, Government of India. The Infra Awards serve as a platform to honour leading infrastructure projects, which are judged by an independentjury on an array of pre-defined project execution criteria.
Tata Power Solar has been a consistent leader in the solar rooftop space with a cumulative rooftop installation upwards of 117 MW. It was recently ranked the #1 solar EPC rooftop player, for consecutive year, for installations done in the commercial, industrial and residential sector. Apart from the RSSB-EES
project, the company has installed several rooftop projects over the last year, especially in the space of education and religious institutions.
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 largestsolar manufacturers in India, Tata Power Solar operates world-class manufacturing unit in Bangalore, with a production capacity of 300 MW of modules and 180 MW of cells. It has completed more than 320 MW of ground-mount utility scale and 117 MW of rooftopand 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: www.tatapowersolar.com