Tata Power Solar bags India’s largest solar EPC order of 1GW worth Rs 5500Cr from SJVN

Article Republished By Javier Troconis

Mumbai: Tata Power Solar has bagged India’s largest single solar EPC order of 1GW for nearly Rs 5500 Crore from SJVN Ltd, the company said Thursday.

The project will be developed under the CPSU scheme of MNRE and will be completed within a period of 24months.

Covering around 5000+ acres of land in Rajasthan, this project aims at reducing around 22,87,128kg of carbon emission and is expected to generate around 2500 million units annually.

“Tata Power Solar has always been a pioneer in implementation and commissioning of such large-scale renewable projects. This EPC order has been designed keeping in mind the innovative use of ‘Make in India’ cells and modules,” the company said in a statement. 

Commenting on the win, Dr. Praveer Sinha, CEO & MD, Tata Power, said “We are proud to have won this mega solar project from SJVN. Implementation of such large project reflects our commitment to the promotion of clean and green energy in the country and strengthens our position as the leading solar EPC player.”

With this win of 1GW, the company’s order booking crosses the Rs 12000 crore with a cumulative portfolio of more than 9.3GW for utility-scale renewables projects, the statement said.

Headquartered in Bengaluru, Tata Power Solar is one of the largest solar manufacturers in India and is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Tata Power.

It has a manufacturing unit in Bangalore, with a production capacity of 580MW of modules and 530 MW of cells.

It has a portfolio of more than 8.3GW of ground-mount utility-scale, over 950MW of rooftop and distributed generation projects across the country & installed over 65000 Solar Water Pumps in India till date.

It also offers a diverse line of solar solutions for both urban and rural markets – these include rooftop solutions, solar pumps, and power packs among others.

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