Tata Power Solar installs 160 MW solar project in Rajasthan; NTPC starts 22 MW floating solar capacity in Kerala

Tata Power Solar has commissioned a 160 megawatts (MW) AC solar project at Jetstar in Rajasthan. There are 10 such projects planned for strengthening the existing system and for ramping up the capacity of the power transmission system in the state.

Around 6,75,000 monocrystalline PV modules were used in this installation and it will produce 387 million units of energy per year, according to a company statement. “Tata Power Solar, one of India’s largest integrated solar companies and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Tata Power, commissions a 160 MW AC solar project at Jetstar, Rajasthan,” said a statement from the company.

The Jetstar project was completed within a period of 15 months. It is one of the largest solar projects in Rajasthan. The project order’s scope includes engineering, design, supply, construction, erection, testing, operation maintenance and commissioning, as per the statement.

Meanwhile, leading power company NTPC has commenced commercial operation of 22 megawatts (MW) of floating solar capacity in Kayamkulam, Kerala. The capacity, which began commercial operation, is part of its 92 MW Kayamkulam floating solar PV project, NTPC said in a statement.

“Consequent upon successful commissioning, the first part capacity of 22 MW out of 92 MW Kayamkulam Floating Solar PV Project at Kayamkulam, Kerala, is declared on commercial operation,” it said. With this, the standalone installed and commercial capacity of NTPC has become 54,516.68 MW.

Earlier in the month, NTPC commenced the commercial operation of the 42.5 MW capacity of the 100 MW floating solar PV project at Ramagundam, Telangana, taking the total capacity operating commercially so far to 80 MW. The entire 100 MW capacity established in the reservoir waters of the public sector energy company would become commercially operational by mid-2022.

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