Tata Power Solar Bags India's Largest Solar Storage Project Worth Rs 945 cr From SECI

Dec 2, 2021 04:05 PM ET
  • To set up 100 MW EPC Solar Project together with 120 MWh Battery Energy Storage System for SECI at Rajnandgaon, Chhattisgarh

Tata Power Solar Systems Limited (Tata Power Solar), India's biggest incorporated solar business as well as a wholly owned subsidiary of Tata Power, has received Letter of Award (' LoA') from Solar Energy Corporation of India Ltd. (SECI) to develop 100 MW EPC Solar project in addition to 120 MWh Utility Scale Battery Energy Storage System (BESS). The overall agreement value of the project is around Rs 945 crore. The project will be implemented 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 INR 9,000 crore (without GST), therefore enhancing its placement as India's leading Solar EPC gamer.

SECI project websites in this instance lie in Chhattisgarh. The order scope includes engineering, layout, supply, construction, erection, screening, O&M and also appointing of the projects.

For Tata Power, the win diversifies and strengthens its BESS offering within the eco-friendly sector.

Talking on the success, Dr. Praveer Sinha, CEO & MD, Tata Power claimed, "We rejoice to get this prominent order from SECI to build Solar EPC projects along with the largest Utility Scale BESS project in India presently. This is the second grid-scale solar plant with BESS as well as is recognition of Tata Power Solar's introducing work in project implementation capabilities in the solar energy domain name."

For Tata Power, the win contributes to an expanding renewables profile, where it has greater than 7GW of ground-mount utility-scale, over 750MW of rooftop and also distributed generation projects across the nation & installed over 55000 Solar Water Pumps in India till day. Besides huge, utility scale projects, the company has been one of the few to make a huge, concerted push in the roof section, including household roof, across the nation.

It's various other significant BESS project of 50 MWh battery storage is under execution at Leh.

Solar+battery storage projects, remaining in their early stage in India yet, have actually normally moved ahead extra slowly, specifically at the tendering and also final part phases, because of numerous technical as well as other concerns that have actually been increased by stakeholders. In this instance too, the final LOA has actually taken over a year, but ought to continue easily currently.

With its own cell and module production centers in place, Tata Power does hold an edge over numerous other companies at a time of unpredictable rate activities in the industry.

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