New Delhi: Tata Power has been empanelled and won a contract worth Rs 400 crore from the Kerala State Electricity Board Limited (KSEBL) for the development of 84 MW of solar rooftop projects for domestic consumers across all districts of Kerala, the company said in an official statement for on Friday. "As a part of this agreement, the company will implement projects through KSEBL of 64 MW for individual households with solar capacity ranging from 3kW-10kW and 20MW for residential / housing society projects with solar capacity ranging from 11kW-100kW," said Tata Power.
The company has won this capacity on July 2 for a bid announced by KSEBL in Feb 2021 under the 'Soura Subsidy Scheme in Domestic Sector,' Kerala, in line with the Phase II subsidy programme of the Ministry of New & Renewable Energy (MNRE). The project has to be commissioned within three months of receipt of an order from individual residential customers. The company had earlier received a Letter of Award (LoA) from KSEBL on January 6 to develop a 110 MW rooftop solar project which is expected to generate about 274 MUs of energy per year.
Upon completion of this 84 MW of solar rooftop project, it is expected to generate 120 MUs of energy per year and will annually offset approximately 100 Million Kg of CO2, said the statement.
"We are delighted to secure the 84MW rooftop project from KSEBL and are proud to have this opportunity to support domestic consumers migrate to Green Energy. This project is testament to KSEBL's trust in our commitment to drive India's transition towards Clean Power through rooftop solarbased generation," said Dr Praveer Sinha, CEO & MD, Tata Power.