The expansion is based on the significant increase in demand that the company has seen for its solar modules, said Tata Power Solar
The expansion comes amid the positive intent of the Government of India towards making this country a manufacturing hub, the company added
New Delhi: Tata Power Solar Systems Limited, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Tata Power, has announced a significant expansion of its state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in Bengaluru which will take its total production capacity of cells and modules to 1,100 MW. “The expansion is based on the significant increase in demand that the company has seen for its solar modules, as well as the expected increase in demand due to supportive policy steps announced recently by the Government of India for creating ‘Atmanirbhar Bharat’ (Self-Reliant India),” said Tata Power Solar in an official statement on Wednesday.
“Tata Power Solar is one of the few companies globally to have a long operating history of 31 years. This is a strong proof point for the company’s ability to honour the 25 years warranty that solar modules come with. Tata Power Solar has seen an increase in demand for its products which reaffirms the faith customers put in the quality of its products. The expansion comes amid the positive intent of the Government of India towards making this country a manufacturing hub and lessen its dependency on other countries as far as import of solar cells and modules are concerned,” said the statement.
Tata Power Solar happy to expand production capacity to meet demand: CEO
Commenting on the expansion, Dr Praveer Sinha, CEO & MD of Tata Power, said, “We are happy to expand our production capacity to meet the increased demand for our products. Our 31 years of strong experience in providing high quality solar products with continuous involvement in new technology has helped us to maintain leadership position in both solar manufacturing and EPC services.”
Tata Power Solar Bengaluru manufacturing facility
Tata Power Solar’s manufacturing plant in Bengaluru is India’s premier integrated cell and module manufacturing facility that meets the highest industry standards. The plant is ISO certified and has more than 25 years of production experience. Apart from one of the pioneering solar manufacturers in the world, Tata Power Solar is also India’s largest specialised EPC player. Tata Power Solar has executed projects like the 150 MW Ayana at Ananthapur, 50 MW Kasargod at Kerala, 56 MW Greenko, 30 MWp Solar Power Plant in Lapanga, Odisha, 105 MWp of Floating solar at Kayamkulam.
Till December 2020, Tata Power Solar’s revenue was Rs 2,353 crore as per the Q3 audited financials. The company has a pending order book of Rs 10,000 crore as on April 1.
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