Tata Power bags empanelment for 84 MW Rooftop Solar Project worth INR 400 Cr from Kerala State Electricity Board Limited
Tata Power, India’s largest integrated power company, has been empaneled and won a contract worth INR 400 Cr from the Kerala State Electricity Board Limited (KSEBL)
to develop 84 MW solar rooftop project for domestic consumers across all districts of Kerala.
The company has won this capacity in a bid announced by KSEBL in Feb 2021 under the ‘Soura Subsidy Scheme in Domestic Sector’, Kerala, in line with the Phase II Subsidy Programme of the Ministry of New & Renewable Energy.
Commenting on the win, CEO & MD, Tata Power, Dr. Praveer Sinha siad “We are delighted to secure the 84MW rooftop project from KSEBL and are proud to have this opportunity to support domestic consumers migrate to Green Energy. This project is testament of KSEBL’s trust in our commitment to drive India’s transition towards Clean Power through rooftop solar-based generation”.
Tata Power will implement projects through KSEBL of 64 MW for individual households with solar capacity ranging from (3kW – 10kW) and for 20 MW of residential / housing society with projects (solar capacity ranging from 11kW – 100kW).The project has to be commissioned within three months of receipt of an order from individual residential customers.
Upon completion of this 84 MW of solar rooftop project, it is expected to generate 120 MUs of energy per year and will annually offset approximately 100 Million Kg of CO2.
Tata Power had earlier received a Letter of Award from KSEBL on 6th January 2021 to develop a 110 MW rooftop solar project which is expected to generate about 274 MUs of energy per year.