Tata Power unit commissions 450MWDC solar plant in India
The project will produce 800GWh of clean energy annually.
Tata Power Solar, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Tata Power commissioned a 450-megawatt direct current (MWDC) solar plant for Brookfield Renewable India in Rajasthan.
In a statement, Tata Power said the project will produce over 800-gigawatt hours of electricity annually and help avoid up to 600,000 tonnes of carbon dioxide emissions every year.
“This project not only underlines our commitment to promoting sustainable energy adoption but also fortifies our position as a major EPC player in the country," said Tata Power CEO and Managing Director Praveer Sinha.
Tata Power President-Renewables Ashish Khanna said the completion of the project is a step forward in the company’s efforts to “advance the country’s sustainable energy aspirations.”
The installation of the plant include over 800,000 modules and was completed within record seven months.
Following the commissioning of the project, this brings the company’s total utility-scale solar project portfolio to 9.7GWp.