Tata Power commissions India's 'largest single-axis solar tracker system'

Apr 5, 2022 02:17 PM ET
  • Tata Power subsidiary Tata Power Renewables Energy (TPREL) has actually commissioned a 300MW solar project in Gujarat, India which it declared was India's biggest single-axis solar tracker system.
Tata Power commissions India's 'largest single-axis solar tracker system'
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Situated in the village of Dholera in the north-western state of Gujarat, the project required the installment of monocrystalline PV modules throughout a 1320 acre site.

Dholera has been advanced as a prospective 'smart city' place under India's nationwide smart city mission that wants to see the country got rid of several of the problems with its existing cities as well as develop a new class of sustainable urban living for the future.

While bad climate condition on site saw a 33KV wire trench immersed in water in addition to other technical difficulties, the project has actually been commissioned within the set duration, Tata Power said in a news releases.

" Commissioning of India's biggest single-axis solar tracker system of 300MW Solar plant at Dholera in Gujarat within the set timelines is a proud moment for Tata Power," stated Praveer Sinha, chief executive officer and also managing supervisor at Tata Power.

" Our technological proficiency as well as project execution abilities will further solidify our placement in the solar EPC space and also aid India blaze a trail in renewable energy growth."

Tata Power has been an essential of India's solar scene for quite time now, having virtually 2.5 GW of solar PV online in India and also operating at both ends of the value chain. In February, it stated its purpose to take advantage of India's manufacturing connected motivation (PLI) scheme as well as other plan mechanisms as it sets up new cell as well as module production capacity in the country.

Additionally down the supply chain, Tata Power has actually likewise partnered with the State Bank of India (SBI) to establish a funding company for commercial and household solar projects up to 1MW.

India has more than 6GW of cumulative set up roof solar capacity, according to Mercom India data, with deployment expanding in the country last year complying with a slowdown triggered by the pandemic.

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