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Tata Power Renewable Energy Limited (TPREL) generation capacity

increased by close to 337.6 %per cent in FY17 as compared to FY16

-TPREL through its renewables portfolio generated 1440 MUs in FY17

National, 28th August 2017: Tata Power, India’s largest integrated power company, today announced that the Company’s 100% subsidiary, Tata Power Renewable Energy Ltd. (TPREL) increased its generation capacity by 337.6% per cent in FY17 as compared to FY16. TPREL generated 1440 MUs that from renewable energy sources (wind & solar) in FY17 as compared to 329 MUs in FY16.

TPREL is the primary vehicle through which Tata Power’s investments in renewable energy capacity are driven. TPREL proposes to grow its capacity through organic and inorganic means over the next few years. TPREL completed commissioning of 100 MW wind farm at Nimbagallu, Andhra Pradesh and 50 MW Rojmal Phase-II in Gujarat and 15 MW solar plant in Belampally, Telangana in last quarter of FY17.

Mr. Rahul Shah, CEO, Tata Power Renewable Energy Limited, said, “We aim to create a focused renewable energy business in TPREL with a sustained growth trajectory. An increase in our generation capacity is testament to our hard work in ensuring and increasing our operational efficiency. This achievement gives us confidence to further make progress in the renewable energy sector. We will continue to look for opportunities to acquire operating wind and solar plants, apart from our own organic growth pipeline, to grow our generation portfolio.”

During the financial year 2016-17, Tata Power’s renewable arm Tata Power Renewable Energy Limited completed the acquisition of WREPL which had 1,140 MW of renewable energy capacity. On the international front, Tata Power's South African Joint Venture Company, Cennergi, started Commercial Operations of both its wind farms totaling 230 MW; making its India’s truly international power company.

Tata Power together with all its subsidiaries and jointly controlled entities, has an installed generation capacity of 10466 MW, of which 3144 MW is through clean energy. The total generation of Tata Power from clean energy sources is 7590 MUs. Tata Power’s vision is to have 30-40% of the Company's total generation capacity from non-fossil fuel sources by 2025. Tata Power's renewable energy capacity this year crossed 2000 MW and green generation portfolio crossed the 3000 MW mark.

About Tata Power Renewable Energy Limited: 

TPREL is a wholly owned subsidiary of Tata Power, and is Tata Power's primary investment vehicle for clean and renewable energy based power generation capacity. TPREL's present operating capacity is 1457 MW comprising of 530 MW wind and 927 MW solar capacity located in the states of Maharashtra, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Punjab, Bihar, Tamilnadu and Rajasthan. The company is also in the process of implementing nearly 373 MW of renewable power projects at various locations on greenfield basis. In order to aggregate its clean and renewable energy portfolio, Tata Power has initiated the process of carving out its 380 MW clean energy assets from its books into TPREL. TPREL is seeking to grow its renewable portfolio in India and in select international markets through organic and inorganic opportunities. With the acquisition of Welspun Renewables Energy Pvt. Ltd., and the project pipeline, TPREL's portfolio grows to about 2.2 GW making it a leading Renewable Energy Company in India. Visit us at

About Tata Power:

Tata Power is India’s largest integrated power company with a growing international presence. The Company together with its subsidiaries and jointly controlled entities has an installed gross generation capacity of 10613 MW and a presence in all the segments of the power sector viz. Fuel Security and Logistics, Generation (thermal, hydro, solar and wind), Transmission, Distribution and Trading. It has successful public-private partnerships in Generation, Transmission and Distribution in India namely “Tata Power Delhi Distribution Limited" with Delhi Government for distribution in North Delhi, 'Powerlinks Transmission Ltd.' with Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd. for evacuation of Power from Tala hydro plant in Bhutan to Delhi and 'Maithon Power Ltd.' with Damodar Valley Corporation for a 1050 MW Mega Power Project at Jharkhand. Tata Power is serving more than 2.6 million distribution consumers in India and has developed the country’s first 4000 MW Ultra Mega Power Project at Mundra (Gujarat) based on super-critical technology. It is also one of the largest renewable energy players in India with a clean energy portfolio of 3141 MW. Its international presence includes strategic investments in Indonesia through a 30% stake in the leading coal company PT Kaltim Prima Coal (KPC), 26% stake in mines at PT Baramulti Suksessarana Tbk ("BSSR"); in Singapore through Trust Energy Resources to securitize coal supply and the shipping of coal for its thermal power generation operations; in South Africa through a joint venture called ‘Cennergi’ to develop projects in sub-Sahara Africa; in Zambia through 50:50 joint venture with ZESCO for 120 MW Hydro which has become operational in 2016; in Georgia through AGL which is a joint venture with Clean Energy, Norway & IFC for development of 187 MW hydro project and in Bhutan through a hydro project in partnership with The Royal Government of Bhutan. With its track record of technology leadership, project execution excellence, world class safety processes, customer care and driving green initiatives, Tata Power is poised for a multi-fold growth and committed to 'lighting up lives' for generations to come”. Visit us at: