Tata Power subsidiary commissions 225MW hybrid project in Rajasthan, 25-year PPA signed

Aug 4, 2022 04:35 PM ET
  • Tata Power subsidiary Tata Power Green Energy has actually commissioned a 225MW hybrid wind as well as solar project in the Indian solar hotbed state of Rajasthan.
Tata Power subsidiary commissions 225MW hybrid project in Rajasthan, 25-year PPA signed
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Power generated from the project, where 96MW of wind power was already present, will be provided to Tata Power's Mumbai circulation company (Discom) under a 25-year power purchase agreement (PPA) to fulfil its Renewable Purchase Obligation (RPO).

The enhanced input of renewable power right into the Mumbai Discom will certainly see renewable power rise to 38% of its current power portfolio, almost double the mandatory RPO obligation, according to Tata Power.

The project was awarded to Tata Power Green Energy and the solar part of the hybrid project was executed by Tata Power Solar Systems, an engineering, procurement and also building and construction (EPC) arm of Tata Power.

The project was commissioned within the stipulated timeline in 1,200 acres of land at Noorsar in Rajasthan, Tata Power claimed. Rajasthan is among the largest solar states in India with it and 3 various other states-- Maharashtra, Gujarat and Uttar Pradesh-- composing most of PV release in the nation.

Praveer Sinha, CEO and also managing director at Tata Power stated: "We are excited to commission our first Hybrid project of 225MW in Rajasthan. The project will provide power to our Mumbai Discom and also their customers and also will substantially enhance its non-carbon commitment."

In April, Tata Power introduced that it had actually commissioned a 300MW solar project in the Indian state of Gujarat, which it claimed was the nation's largest single-axis solar tracker system.

Later in the month, a consortium led by personal equity titan BlackRock Real Assets obtained a 10.53% stake in Tata Power Renewables through a INR4,000 crore (US$ 525 million) financial investment, with the funds utilized to sustain its target of getting to 20GW of renewables in the following five years.

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