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Tata Power Solar Commissions India’s Largest Solar and Battery Energy Storage project in Chhattisgarh

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 The project comprises a 100 MW Solar PV Project coupled with120 MWh Utility Scale Battery Energy Storage System

– To generate an estimated 243.53 million units of energy annually and reduce the carbon footprint of 4.87 million tonnes of CO2 in 25 years

– The cutting-edge bifacial mono-crystalline technology was used in the project

Bengaluru, 12th March 2024: Tata Power Solar Systems Limited (TPSSL), a fully integrated solar company in India and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Tata Power Renewable Energy Limited (TPREL), has successfully commissioned the country’s largest Solar and Battery Energy Storage Systems (BESS) project that comprises 100 MW Solar PV Project coupled with 120 MWh Utility Scale Battery Energy Storage System (BESS), at Rajnandgaon in Chhattisgarh.

TPSSL bagged this ₹ 945 crore project on EPC basis from the Solar Energy Corporation of India Ltd. (SECI) in December 2021. The order scope included engineering, design, supply, construction, erection, testing, O&M and commissioning of the projects.

The TPSSL team displayed exceptional project execution and engineering prowess during the project execution, which faced various challenges such as unsuitable full hard rock soil conditions, and remote location. In spite of these, the project was completed in the stipulated time frame. The cutting-edge Bifacial Mono Crystalline technology was used for 239,685 modules in the project.

Mr. Deepesh Nanda, CEO and Managing Director, Tata Power Renewable Energy Limited, said, “The successful commissioning of the largest solar and battery storage project for SECI, reflects the technical expertise and project execution skills of Tata Power Solar. This will ensure round-the-clock green energy and accelerate the renewable energy transition through innovative solutions.”

The project is expected to generate an estimated 243.53 million units of energy annually and reduce carbon footprint of 4.87 million tonnes in 25 years, contributing significantly to India’s renewable energy goals. This achievement echoes the constant pursuit of excellence and collaborative spirit as the BESS for the project was supplied by Tata AutoComp Systems Limited.

Shri R. P. Gupta, IAS, Chairman & MD, SECI, said, “We are committed to leverage latest technology in the renewable energy segment and this project supports the country’s energy transition vision. The project has been delivered on time by Tata Power Solar that will help in providing 24×7 renewable power.”

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