Tata Power Solar Doubles PV Manufacturing Capacity to 1.1 GW

Tata Power Solar has announced an expansion of its manufacturing facility in Bengaluru, taking the total production capacity of cells and modules to 1.1 GW

Tata Power Solar Systems Limited, one of India’s largest integrated solar companies and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Tata Power, has announced a significant expansion of its state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in Bengaluru, taking the total production capacity of cells and modules to 1,100 MW (1.1 GW). 

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As per the firm, the expansion is based on the significant increase in demand that the company has seen for its solar modules, as well as the expected increase in demand due to supportive policy steps announced recently by the Government of India for creating ‘Atmanirbhar Bharat’ (Self-Reliant India).

The firm claims that it has seen an increase in demand for its products which reaffirms the faith customers put in the quality of its products. The expansion comes amid the positive intent of the Government of India towards making this country a manufacturing hub and lessen its dependency on other countries as far as import of solar cells and modules are concerned.

Commenting on the expansion, Dr. Praveer Sinha, CEO & MD, Tata Power said, “We are happy to expand our production capacity to meet the increased demand for our products. Our 31 years of strong experience in providing high-quality solar products with continuous involvement in new technology has helped us to maintain leadership position in both solar manufacturing and EPC services.”

Tata Power Solar’s manufacturing plant in Bengaluru is India’s premier integrated cell and module manufacturing facility that meets the highest industry standards.

Apart from one of the pioneering solar manufacturers in the country, Tata Power Solar is also one of India’s largest specialised EPC players. The firm comes with a successful background of executing large projects such as the 150 MW Ayana at Ananthapur, 50 MW Kasargod at Kerala, 56 MW Greenko, 30 MWp Solar Power Plant in Lapanga, Odisha, 105 MWp of Floating solar at Kayamkulam. For year till date, Dec ‘20, its revenue was Rs 2353 crore as per the Q3 audited financials and has a pending order book of Rs 10,000 crore as on 1st April’21.

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Ayush Verma

Ayush is a staff writer at saurenergy.com and writes on renewable energy with a special focus on solar and wind. Prior to this, as an engineering graduate trying to find his niche in the energy journalism segment, he worked as a correspondent for iamrenew.com.