Tata Power bags Solar RoofTop project from KSEBL
Tata Power last week announced that the corporate has been empanelled and won a contract worth ₹400 crore from the Kerala State Electricity Board Limited (KSEBL) on 2nd July, 2021 to develop 64 MW solar rooftop project for domestic consumers across all districts of Kerala.
”As a neighborhood of this agreement, the corporate will implement projects through KSEBL of 80MW for individual households with solar capacity starting from 3kW – 10kW) and for 20 MW of residential / housing society with projects (solar capacity starting from 11kW – 100kW),” Tata Power said in an statement .The company has won this capacity during a bid announced by KSEBL in Feb 2021 under the ‘Soura Subsidy Scheme in Domestic Sector’, Kerala, in line with the phase II clinical trial Subsidy Programme of the Ministry of latest & Renewable Energy.
The project has got to be commissioned within three months of receipt of an order from individual residential customers. Besides rooftop, the company had earlier received a Letter of Award from KSEBL on 6th January 2021 to develop a 110 MW solar project which is predicted to get about 274 MUs of energy per annum . Upon completion of this 84MW of solar rooftop project, it’s expected to get 120 MUs of energy per annum and can annually offset approximately 100 Million Kg of CO2, it said.
“We are delighted to secure the 84MW rooftop project from KSEBL and are proud to possess this chance to support domestic consumers to migrate to Green Energy. This project is testament to KSEBL’s trust in our commitment to drive India’s transition towards Clean Power through rooftop solar based generation”, said Dr. Praveer Sinha, CEO & MD, Tata Power.