Tata Power Solar gets 100 MW solar plus battery storage unit project from SECI

Tata Power Solar Systems Limited (Tata Power Solar), an integrated solar company and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Tata Power, has received a Letter of Award (LoA) from Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) to build a 100 megawatt (MW) EPC solar project along with 120 megawatt-hours (MWh) utility-scale battery energy storage system (BESS).

The total contract value of the project has been pegged at about Rs 945 crore. The project will be executed within 18 months.

The utility-scale EPC order book of Tata Power Solar now stands at 4.4 gigawatts (GW) capacity with a value of about Rs 9,000 crore (without GST), thereby strengthening its position as India’s leading Solar EPC player.

SECI allocated project sites are located in Chhattisgarh. The order scope includes engineering, design, supply, construction, erection, testing, O&M, and commissioning of the projects.

 According to the company statement, Tata Power’s vision has always been to look forward to the adoption of new technologies with innovation. With this win, the Company has strengthened its diversified offerings with BESS within the renewable segment.

Dr Praveer Sinha, CEO & MD, Tata Power said, “We are glad to receive this prestigious order from SECI to build Solar EPC projects along with India’s largest Utility-Scale BESS project. This is the second grid-scale solar plant with BESS and is recognition of Tata Power Solar’s pioneering work in project execution capabilities in the solar energy domain.” Over the years,

Tata Power Solar has been one of India’s leading solar rooftop EPC player offering good value to its customers, especially for the commercial and industrial segment. The company comes with a successful background in executing large projects such as 80 MW NTPC Jetsar, 50 MW Kasargod at Kerala, 100 MW GIPCL Raghanesda, 100 MW TPREL Raghanesda, 30 MW GSECL. Another innovative Solar project of 50 MW with BESS of 50 MWh battery storage is under execution at Leh.

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