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Tata Power Solar breaks all records with its 100MW solar plant in AP, India

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100 MW Solar Power Plant by TATA

A 100 MW solar plant have been commissioned by Tata Power Solar in Anantapur, Andhra Pradesh. It is India’s largest solar plant commissioned till date, using solar cells and modules manufactured in India itself. This plant is expected to offset 110,000 tons of Co2 in the first year itself and will produce 160 million units of energy annually thereafter.

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Not only has this plant built a record of being the largest plant in India so far and using domestically manufactured components, but also being completed 3 months ahead of its stipulated timeline.

TPS AP project

Tata Power Solar has over 25 years of experience in manufacturing and EPC services and have built over 250 MW of utility scale projects across 13 states in India. This plant was built for NTPC and also provided employment opportunities for more than 50 local people in that area. NTPC has a target of adding about 1,000 MW through renewable resources by 2017. Anantapur is the largest district of AP getting the lowest rainfalls in India. The company has already done more than 90 solar installations (including solar water pumps) in this district, generating more than 800 kWh of energy per day.

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Some of NTPC’s solar projects already commissioned in India:

Dadri Solar PV Uttar Pradesh
Port blair Solar PV Andaman & Nicobar Island
Ramagundam Solar PV (Phase -I) Telangana
Talcher Kaniha Solar PV Odisha
Faridabad Solar PV Haryana
Unchahar Solar PV Uttar Pradesh
Rajgarh Solar PV Madhya Pradesh
Singrauli Solar PV Uttar Pradesh
Ananthapuram Solar PV Andhra Pradesh

A.K. Jha, director technical, NTPC said, “Given our ambitious target for green power, we were aware that our requirement of rigorous timelines and cost-efficiency was a challenging one.”

Source: Economic Times

Tata Solar Power projects in India

Other popular Tata Solar projects in India are:

  • 50 MW solar power project for NTPC in Rajgarh, Madhya Pradesh
  • 17 MW solar plant in Mithapur, Gujarat
  • 10 MW plant in Chitradurga, Karnataka
  • 5.75 MW plant in Naini, Uttar Pradesh
  • 3 MW plant while maintaining the aesthetics of Mulshi, Maharashtra
  • 2 MW solar plant in Saraikela, Jharkhand

The 50 MW NTPC, Rajgarh plant, has shown a performance ratio of 86% in the one year of operation more than 10% higher than the 74% generation target. All of Tata Power Solar’s solar plants maintain an uptime of 99.6% minimum. Given the company’s experience in this field, it has a lot of government and corporate clients. Tata Power Solar has already built more than 250 MW of projects for these clients, with more than 500 MW under construction.


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