Tata Power Commissions 100 MW Solar Project In Maharashtra's Partur; Project On 600 Acres Land Executed In Just 3.5 Months

by Swarajya Staff - May 27, 2022 10:05 AM +05:30 IST
Tata Power Commissions 100 MW Solar Project In Maharashtra's Partur; Project On 600 Acres Land Executed In Just 3.5 MonthsA solar plant (Tata power)

Tata Power Renewable Energy Ltd (TPREL), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Tata Power, has commissioned 100 MW/138MWp project for Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (MSEDCL) in Partur, Maharashtra, the company said in a release on Thursday (26 May).

The installation is comprised of over 4,11,900 numbers of monocrystalline PV modules and is expected to reduce around 234 million tonnes of CO2 annually, the company said.

The project was executed by Tata Power Solar Systems Limited, an Engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) arm of Tata Power, within the stipulated timeline of 3.5 months in 600 acres of land.

The company said that its expert team of engineers carried out synchronised activities and mobilised the workforce within a short span to ensure timely execution of the project.

"Within the first two months of the project, the team completed all the CMCS, Switchyard, and PV area's civil activities, and in the next one-and-a-half months also managed to complete AC readiness of all the blocks with 60 MWp of MMS installation and 50 MWp of module installation," it said.

"Commissioning of MSEDCL project in such a short timeframe is a testimony to Tata Power's extraordinary project execution capabilities. It would help Maharashtra contribute to India's ambitious renewable energy ambitions by increasing the share of renewable energy in the state's overall energy mix," said Praveer Sinha, CEO & MD, Tata Power.

With this addition of 100 MW, the renewables capacity in operation for Tata Power now stands at 3,620 MW with 2,688 MW of solar and 932 MW of wind.

Tata Power’s total Renewable capacity is 4,920 MW including 1,300 MW of Renewable projects under various stages of implementation, the company said.

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