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Tata Power Solar wins India’s largest solar and BESS project from SECI

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  • The total contract value of the project is approximately Rs 945 crore
  • We are glad to receive this prestigious order from SECI to build Solar EPC projects along with the India’s largest Utility Scale BESS project, said Dr Praveer Sinha

New Delhi: Tata Power Solar, the renewable energy subsidiary of Tata Power, has won a contract to build a 100 MW solar power project along with 120 MWh Utility Scale Battery Energy Storage System (BESS). In an official statement released on Wednesday, the company said, “Tata Power Solar Systems Limited (Tata Power Solar), India’s largest integrated solar company and a wholly owned subsidiary of Tata Power, has received Letter of Award (‘LoA’) from Solar Energy Corporation of India Ltd (SECI) to build 100 MW EPC Solar project, along with 120 MWh Utility Scale Battery Energy Storage System (BESS).”

Tata Power Solar to execute project within 18 months

The total contract value of the project is approximately 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 GW (DC) capacity with an approximate value of Rs 9,000 crore (without GST), thereby strengthening its position as India’s leading Solar EPC player, said the statement.

The SECI project sites are located in Chhattisgarh. The order scope includes engineering, design, supply, construction, erection, testing, O&M and commissioning of the projects. “Tata Power’s vision has always been to look forward to adoption of new technologies with innovation. With this win, the Company has strengthened its diversified offerings with BESS within the renewable segment,” said the statement.

‘Tata Power Solar has won India’s largest Utility Scale BESS project’

Speaking on the achievement, 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 the 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.”

Tata Power Solar has in the past executed large projects like 80 MW NTPC Jetsar, 50 MW Kasargod at Kerala, 100 MW GIPCL Raghanesda, 100 MW TPREL Raghanesda and 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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