TPREL Commissions 150 MW Solar Project in Rajasthan

Highlights :

  • Tata Power Renewable Energy Ltd. has commissioned a 150 MW solar power project in Loharki, a village in Rajasthan, which is expected to generate more than 350 million units annually.
  • Approximately 656,700 modules were used in the project, and the installation is expected to reduce 3.34 lakh tons of carbon emission every year.

Tata Power Renewable Energy Ltd. (TPREL), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Tata Power, has commissioned a 150 MW solar power project in Loharki, a village in Rajasthan.

Spread across 756 acres of land, this plant is expected to generate more than 350 million units annually. Approximately 656,700 modules were used in the project, and the installation is expected to reduce 3.34 lakh tons of carbon emission every year.

“The commissioning of the 150 MW project in Loharki, Rajasthan has further fortified our position as one of the leading renewable energy company in the country with a strong presence in solar power generation. We will continue to seek potential of sustainable growth of renewable power in India,” Dr. Praveer Sinha, CEO & MD, Tata Power, said.

With this addition of 150 MW, the total renewables installed capacity of Tata Power has now become 2947 MW, with 2015 MW of solar and 932 MW of wind. About 1084 MW of renewable projects are under implementation.

Earlier this month, TPREL commissioned a 100 MW solar power project in Raghanesda, Gujarat, which is expected to generate 255 million units. The Raghanesda solar park, located in the Banaskantha district of Gujarat, is considered to be one of the biggest solar parks in the country. The project was awarded by Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Ltd (GUVNL).

One of the largest solar manufacturers in India, Tata Power Solar operates a manufacturing unit in Bangalore with a production capacity of 1,100 MW of modules and cells. It has a portfolio of more than 7GW of ground-mount utility-scale, over 600MW of rooftop and distributed generation projects, and installation of over 50,000 pumps across the country till date.

Tata Power announced its Q1 results this month. Consolidated net profit jumped nearly 74 per cent to ₹ 465.69 crore in the June 2021 quarter, as compared to ₹ 268.10 crore in the corresponding quarter of the last financial year. Total income during April-June 2021 increased to ₹10,145.89 crore, compared with ₹ 6,540.42 crore in the year-ago period.

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Soumya Duggal

Soumya is a master's degree holder in English, with a passion for writing. It's an interest she has directed towards environmental writing recently, with a special emphasis on the progress being made in renewable energy.

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