Tata Power Solar has entered into a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with GE to provide solar rooftop solutions for six manufacturing and services sites in India.
Tata Power Solar will install solar rooftop projects at manufacturing sites located at Durgapur in West Bengal, Pallavaram and Hosur in Tamil Nadu, multi-modal manufacturing site at Pune and upcoming factory at Marhowra in Bihar and maintenance facility at Roza in Uttar Pradesh.
The project will be executed on Build-Own-Operate basis.
Mr. Amit Kumar, Vice President, Supply Chain - GE India & South-East Asia said, “India is an important manufacturing base for GE and sustainability is at the core of our business. Generation of solar power at our manufacturing plants will help us in reducing our carbon footprint. The country has a lot of potential for solar rooftop projects which need to be harnessed to meet India’s energy needs for manufacturing.”
Ashish Khanna, President, MD & CEO, Tata Power Solar said, “The project underlines our leadership in project commissioning space and reflects GE’s commitment towards enhancing solar energy for its manufacturing units. It also demonstrates GE’s confidence in Tata Power capabilities in providing reliable solar power through competency in rooftop solutions. We are hopeful that the renewable segment will also be encouraged by these cost optimized energy solutions.”