Tata Power Renewable commissions 15 MW solar plant in Telangana

V Rishi Kumar Hyderabad | Updated on January 27, 2018 Published on February 23, 2017

Tata Power operating capacity crosses 10,500 MW mark

Tata Power Renewable Energy Ltd, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Tata Power, has synchronised its 15 MW solar plant at Bellampally in Telangana, thereby taking the Tata Power's total installed operating capacity past 10, 500 MW mark.

The company has won the project in the Phase 1 bidding process in Telangana, and its commissioning is in keeping with the conditions and timelines in the PPA.

The solar plant has been built over 80 acres of land and includes an 18 km transmission line. Sale of power from solar plant has been tied up under a 25 year Power Purchase Agreement with the Northern Power Distribution Company of Telangana Ltd. at a tariff of Rs. 5.72.

Rahul Shah, CEO, Tata Power Renewable Energy, in a statement said “The synchronisation of the 15 MW solar plant at Bellampally in Telangana marks a significant milestone in our drive to grow our portfolio of clean and renewable energy generation.”

The TPREL's present operating capacity is 1,899 MW, comprising 847 MW wind and 932 MW solar and 120 MW of waste heat recovery capacity.

The company is also in the process of implementing nearly 400 MW of renewable power projects at various locations. With the acquisition of Welspun Renewable Energy, and the project pipeline, TPREL's portfolio has grown to about 2.3 GW.

Published on February 23, 2017
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