Tata Power Signs PPA to Commission Solar Carport for Apollo Kolkata

Tata Power, India’s largest power company has announced that it has signed a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with Apollo Gleneagles Hospital to commission the biggest carport in Indian Health Sector. This will be the biggest carport in the state of West Bengal, with 335 kWp capacity.

The project is expected to generate approximately 4.26 lakhs units for the hospital and reduce 80,000 gms of carbon emission per annum.

The firm stated that Solar Carports continue to prove themselves as excellent examples in terms of ‘efficient use of space’ for solar installations and are expected to demonstrate their potential by being a source of growth for the rooftop sector in the future.

Recently, the firm had announced that it had signed a PPA with Tata Motors to commission India’s largest solar carport. With 6.2 MWp capacity, the project is expected to reduce 1.6 lakhs ton of carbon emission for Tata Motors in its lifetime.

Praveer Sinha, CEO & MD, Tata Power had said at the time, “as One Tata initiative we are excited to partner with Tata Motors to set the largest carport in India. We are confident that this PPA will complement our efforts to lower the carbon footprint and we look forward to exploring new ways to harness clean resources and implement them in our business operations.”

Solar Carports continue to prove themselves as excellent examples in terms of ‘efficient use of space’ for solar installations and are expected to demonstrate their potential by being a source of growth for the rooftop sector in the future.

Tata Power’s solar arm-Tata Power Renewables comes with a successful background of executing the world’s largest Rooftop at a single location at RSSB, Amritsar-16 MW, 2.67 MW at Cochin International Airport, world’s largest solar-powered Cricket stadium – Cricket Club of India with 820.8 kWp capacity, unique installation of solar vertical farm at Dell Bangalore-120 kW, 1.4 MW floating solar at Tata Chemicals, Nellore and many such landmark projects. In addition, Tata Power Solar is also carrying out an extensive residential rooftop program across the length & breadth of the country to make people aware of the benefits of savings through solar.

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