Tata Power arm commissions 150 MW solar capacity in Pokharan


Tata Power arm commissions 150 MW solar capacity in Pokharan

Tata Power on Monday said its subsidiary Tata Power Renewable Energy Ltd (TPREL) has commissioned 150 mega watt (MW) solar capacity project at Pokharan in Rajasthan. With this, the overall operating renewable capacity of TPREL now stands at 2,628 MW in India, Tata Power said in a statement. “Tata Power Renewable Energy Ltd (TPREL), a 100 per cent subsidiary of Tata Power, has commissioned 150 MW solar capacity in village Chhayan at tehsil Pokharan in Rajasthan,” the statement said.

The company, the statement said, had won this capacity in a bid at a tariff of Rs 2.72/kWh (kilo wat hour) in May 2018. “The sale of power from this solar plant has been tied up under a 25 year power purchase agreement (PPA) with Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Co. Ltd,” it said. The project is connected at 220 kV to PGCIL’s Bhadla substation, making it the company’s first ISTS (interstate transmission system) solar project. Read More

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