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Tata Power bags India's largest solar and battery project worth Rs 945 crore

IBEF:  December 02, 2021

Tata Power has been presented with a project by Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) to build a 100 MW EPC solar project and a 120 MWh utility-scale Battery Energy Storage System (BESS). The Tata Sons subsidiary mentioned in a statement on Wednesday that the project is aimed to complete within 18 months and has an approximate value of Rs 945 Crore (US$ 126 million) 

The utility-scale EPC order book of Tata Power Solar now stands at around 4.4 GW (DC) capacity with an approximate value of Rs 9,000 crore (US$ 1.2 billion) without GST, post the contract.

Tata Power mentioned that the order scope included engineering, design, supply, construction, erection, testing, O&M, and commissioning of the project. SECI projects are located in Chhattisgarh.

The company also stated, “With this win, the company has strengthened its diversified offerings with BESS within the renewable segment.”

Mr. Praveer Sinha, the CEO & MD of Tata Power said, “We are glad to receive this prestigious order from SECI to build Solar EPC projects along with 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.”

80 MW NTPC Jetsar, 50 MW Kasargod at Kerala, 100 MW GIPCL Raghanesda, 100 MW TPREL Raghanesda, 30 MW GSECL are previous large projects executed by Tata Power Solar. The company added that another innovative Solar project of 50 MW with BESS of 50 MWh battery storage is under execution at Leh.

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