Tata Power Solar Systems Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of Tata Power, has received Letter of Award (LoA) from Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) to build 100 megawatt (MW) solar project along with 120 MWh Utility Scale Battery Energy Storage System (BESS) in Chattisgarh, the company said on Wednesday (1 December).
The total contract value of the project is around Rs 945 crore and it will be executed 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 Rs 9,000 crore (without GST), thereby strengthening its position as India’s leading Solar EPC player,” the company said in a statement.
The order scope includes engineering, design, supply, construction, erection, testing, O&M and commissioning of the projects, it added.
Speaking on the achievement, Praveer Sinha, CEO & MD, Tata Power said, “We are glad to receive this prestigious order from SECI to build Solar EPC projects along with the 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”.
Accroding to the company, Tata Power Solar has successfully executed several large projects including 80 MW NTPC Jetsar, 50 MW Kasargod at Kerala, 100 MW GIPCL Raghanesda, 100 MW TPREL Raghanesda, 30 MW GSECL. Another innovative Solar project of 50 MW with BESS of 50 MWh battery storage is under execution at Leh, it said.