India’s First Ever Large Scale 50MWh Battery Energy Storage System co-located with 50MW Solar PV plant, EPC project of INR 386Cr, at Leh awarded to Tata Power Solar.
Tata Power Solar, India’s largest solar energy company and Tata Power’s wholly-owned subsidiary 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. The commercial operation date for this project is set for March 2023.
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.
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.
Speaking on the achievement, Dr. Praveer Sinha, CEO & MD, Tata Power said, “Tata Power has always been at the forefront of generating renewable energy coupled with innovative solutions. This project is a testament of contribution towards developing an advanced ecosystem for faster adoption of clean energy across the nation.”
Tata Power Solar comes with a successful background of executing large projects, to name a few 150MW Ayana at Ananthapur, 50 MW Kasargod at Kerala, 56MW Greenko, 30MWp Solar Power Plant in Lapanga, Odisha, 105MWp of Floating solar at Kayamkulam (under implementation). It has also won an auction conducted by Gujarat for 400 MW of projects to be built at Dholera solar park.