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Tata Power Solar wins MNRE Award for Rooftop Solar Power Projects 9th June, 2016

National Excellence Awards 2016 instituted for the first time by MNRE

Tata Power Solar, India’s largest integrated solar company, has won the ‘Rooftop Solar Power Projects’award from Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) in the Channel Partner/EPC contractor category. The National Excellence Awards 2016, instituted by MNRE for the first time, were presented on 7thJune’16 at the National Workshop on Rooftop Solar Power.

Tata Power Solar has commissioned 112.5 MW of rooftop projects till 2016, which was instrumental in getting this award.

As per MNRE,the awards are presented to encourage efficiency and positive feedback to various government bodies as well as private sector. Rooftop power plants are expected to constitute 40% of the Government’s 100 GW target solar capacity to be achieved by 2022. Recently, MNRE announceda 30% subsidy for all residential and non-profit organizations installing rooftop solar.

Two of Tata Power Solar’s rooftop installations were also adjudged winners at the National Excellence Awards 2016. These included the 12 MW installation for R.S.S.B. Educational & Environmental Society (RSSB-EES) and the 1.8 MW solar project commissioned for IIT Roorkee.

Speaking on the award, Ashish Khanna, ED and CEO,Tata Power Solar, said,“We are honoured to be chosen by MNRE for this distinguished award. This recognition by the Government is a testimony of the work done by us, including marquee projects for RSSB-EES and IIT Roorkee. I believe our strength lies in the quality and reliability of our products, as well as ensuring customer satisfaction.We hope to continue to be the market leaders in this segment and play a significant role in the Government’s ambitious solar rooftop target.”

Tata Power Solar was ranked the #1 rooftop player for commercial, industrial and residential sector by Bridge to India in 2015.

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 300MW of modules and 180 MW of cells. It has completed more than 250MW of ground-mount utility scale and 112MW of rooftop and distributed generation projects across thecountry 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: