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Tata Power Solar Bags India’s First BESS Co-located With Solar PV Plant Project In Ladakh

Tata Power Solar has received a “Notice of Award” (NoA) to build 50MWp Solar PV Plant with 50MWh Battery Energy Storage System (BESS) project at Phyang village in Leh, Ladakh. The order value of the project is ÌNR 386 crores.

This will be India’s first co-located Large Scale BESS (Battery Energy Storage System) solution as well as first Large Scale Solar PV Project in the Union Territory of Ladakh to be set up at a high altitude of 3600 meters above sea level.

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With the addition of this project, the order pipeline of Tata Power Solar now stands at approximately 4GWp with approx. order value of INR. 12,414 Crores.

The scope of work includes design, engineering, supply & procurement, construction of Solar Photovoltaic grid connected power plant project and BESS on a turnkey basis along with ten years of operations and maintenance services.

The commercial operation date for this project is set for March 2023.

Tata Power Solar, with 32 years of deep domain expertise is one of the pioneering solar manufacturers in the world and India’s largest specialized EPC player. Founded in 1989, the company was originally formed as a joint venture between Tata Power and British Petroleum Solar (BP Solar).

As one of the largest solar manufacturers in India, Tata Power Solar operates world-class 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.

Reference- Tata Power Solar Newsroom, Live Mint, Economic Times