Tata Power bags 84 MW rooftop solar power project in Kerala, Energy News, ET EnergyWorld

New Delhi: Tata Power announced on Friday that it has signed a 400 crore contract with the Kerala State Electricity Board Ltd (KSEBL), to develop an 84 megawatt rooftop solar project in the state.

“As part of this agreement, the company will implement projects via KSEBL of 64 MW for individual households with solar capacity ranging from 3 kW to 10 kW and 20 MW for residential projects / housing companies with capacity solar ranging from 11 kW to 100 kW. the company said in a statement.

Tata Power was recruited and won a contract worth Rs 400 cr from KSEBL on July 2 to develop a 64 MW solar roofing project for domestic consumers in all districts of Kerala, according to the statement.

The company was awarded this capacity in an offer announced by KSEBL in February 2021 under the “Soura Subsidy Scheme in Domestic Sector”, Kerala, in accordance with the phase II grant program of the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy.

The project must be commissioned within three months of receiving an order from private customers. In addition to the roof, the company previously received an award letter from KSEBL on January 6, 2021, to develop a 110 MW solar project that is expected to generate around 274 million units (CU) of energy per year.

Upon completion of this project, it is expected to generate 120 UM of energy per year and will offset approximately 100 million kg of carbon dioxide annually.

Tata Power CEO and MD Praveer Sinha said, “We are delighted to be awarded the 84MW rooftop project from KSEBL and are proud to have this opportunity to help domestic consumers migrate to green power.

He added that this project demonstrates KSEBL’s confidence in the company’s commitment to lead India’s transition to clean energy through rooftop solar power generation.

Tata Power is an integrated electricity company. With its subsidiaries and jointly controlled entities, it has an installed or managed capacity of 12,808 MW.

With nearly 3.9 gigawatts of clean energy production from solar, wind, hydro and waste heat recovery representing 31% of the overall portfolio, the company is a leader in the production of clean energy.


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