Tata Power Solar Systems bags 300 MW solar project from NHPC

Integrated solar company, Tata Power Solar Systems a wholly owned subsidiary of Tata Power Company has bagged an order of 300 megawatt (MW) solar project worth Rs 1,731 crore, inclusive of tax from NHPC.

The project site is located in Rajasthan and will be developed under the central public sector undertaking (CPSU) scheme of Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency (IREDA).

The project will be completed within 18 months’ time period, and it aims to reduce around 6,36,960 carbon emissions, and is expected to generate approximately 750 million units annually. The cells and modules made in India would be used in the project installation, said the company in a press release.

Tata Power Solar has always been a pioneer in implementing and commissioning such large-scale solar and renewable projects, the release added.

Dr. Praveer Sinha, CEO & MD, Tata Power, said “We are honoured to have won this significant project from NHPC. It underlines the industry’s confidence in our ability to develop and deliver world-class solar projects on time using state-of-the-art Indian technology.” With this win, the company’s pending order book reaches Rs 13,500 crore and the total utility-scale solar project portfolio touches 9.7GWp. Earlier in the month, Tata Power Solar Systems had won India’s largest solar engineering procurement and construction (EPC) order for 1 gigawatt (GW) project worth Rs 5,500 crore from state-owned SJVN. The EPC order was designed keeping in mind the innovative use of ‘Make in India’ cells and modules.

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