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Hindustan Power commissions 50 MW solar plant in Punjab

Hindustan Power commissions 50 MW solar plant in Punjab


Hindustan Power commissions 50 MW solar plant in Punjab

Commissioned at an investment of INR 325 crores, the solar plant generates~ 2,20,000 units of clean energy per day.

The solar plant is capable of addressing the energy requirements of 73000 household per day and has been built using crystalline silicon technology.

Plans to commission incremental 200 MW in the next 18 -24 months.

Company has invested ~ INR 5000 crores in building its portfolio across India.

March 28, 2017: New Delhi: The Clean energy arm of Hindustan Power commissioned its second solar power plant in Punjab at an investment of INR 325 crores. The high degree of solar insolation in the state is enabling a generating of 2,20,000 units of clean energy per day. The commissioning of the 50 MW solar plant increases the cumulative solar capacity of the company in Punjab to 80 MWs.
Situated in the cotton farming region of Punjab, the solar plant is part of the drive to promote clean energy and turn farmers into green energy entrepreneurs.  The Project was awarded by the Punjab Energy Development Agency on Bidding Route and the PPA has been signed with Punjab State Power Corporation Limited (PSPCL).

Speaking on the occasion, Ratul Puri, Chairman Hindustan Power said, “By comparing high-resolution solar resource data at various locations, we were able to identify, and secure investments in the most promising sites for solar photovoltaic power plants in Punjab. Hence, we were able to invest ~ INR 525 crores and quickly ramp up the cumulative capacity of the company in Punjab to 80.0 MW over last 9 months. Our plan is to commission incrementally 200 MW in Punjab in the next 18 -24 months.”

Rajya Ghei, CEO – Domestic Solar, Hindustan Power said, “The proactive approach of the people of Punjab allowed us to commission the projects quickly. I must mention the role of PEDA officials and PSPCL official were very decisive in completion of the project.  Our design and engineering team have designed the farm to leverage the irradiance the area receives and generate maximum output.”

With a current solar capacity of ~ 600MW, the company is one of the key players championing the adoption of solar on mass scale in India. The clean energy arm of the company is generating carbon savings of approx 720000 tonnes per year.


About Hindustan Cleanenergy

Hindustan Cleanenergy Limited is a pioneer in developing solar farms and is also a significant player operating in the global Renewable energy market. The company was established in 2009, with the objective of developing renewable energy projects in India and around the world. With its deep understanding of the technology and global expertise, the company aims to establish best in class solar farms to deliver clean energy. From developing India’s first 5 MW solar farm to Asia’s first 30 MW, Hindustan Clean energy has already established itself as a player of distinction. With an installed capacity of ~ 600 MW generating carbon savings of approx. 720000 tonnes per year, the company is one of the key players in the Indian solar sector. The in-house designing strength and international expertise has resulted in creating a large solar portfolio in India and internationally (operational projects in India, Germany, United Kingdom, Japan & Italy etc). As a responsible corporate citizen, the company has been involved in the development and self-empowerment of the local communities either by partnering the state government initiatives or through direct interventions.


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Tata Power Renewable Energy Ltd. synchronises 15 MW solar plant in Telangana


Operating Capacity of Tata Power crosses 10,500 mark

Tata Power Renewable Energy Ltd. synchronises 15 MW solar plant in Telangana

23rd February, 2017: Tata Power Renewable Energy Ltd. (TPREL), India’s largest renewable energy company and Tata Power’s wholly-owned subsidiary, today announced the synchronisation of its 15 MW solar plant at Belampally in Telangana, thereby starting its commercial operations. The project had been won by the Company in the Phase 1 bidding process in Telangana, and its commissioning is in keeping with the conditions and timelines in the PPA. With this development, Tata Power's total installed operating capacity crossed 10, 500 MW mark.

The solar plant has been built over 80 acres of land, and includes an 18 km transmission line. Sale of power from solar plant has been tied up under a 25 year Power Purchase Agreement with the Northern Power Distribution Company of Telangana Ltd. at a tariff of Rs. 5.72.


Speaking on this achievement, Mr. Rahul Shah, CEO, Tata Power Renewable Energy, said “The synchronisation of the 15 MW solar plant at Belampally in Telangana marks a significant milestone in our drive to grow our portfolio of clean and renewable energy generation. We are delighted to have a plant in Telangana, which recently topped the rankings amongst the states for Ease of Doing Business. We are grateful to the State Administration and to the nodal agencies for their support while developing the project.”

About Tata Power Renewable Energy Limited:

TPREL is a wholly owned subsidiary of Tata Power. TPREL is Tata Power's primary investment vehicle for clean and renewable energy based power generation capacity. TPREL's present operating capacity is 1899 MW, comprising 847 MW wind and 932 MW solar and 120 MW of waste heat recovery capacity located in the states of Maharashtra, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, and Rajasthan. The company is also in the process of implementing nearly 400 MW of renewable power projects at various locations. In order to aggregate its clean and renewable energy portfolio, Tata Power has initiated the process of carving out its 500MW 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 Renewable Energy Pvt. Ltd., and the project pipeline, TPREL's portfolio grows to about 2.3 GW making it the largest Renewable Energy Company in India. Visit us at www.tatapowerrenewables.com

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 10511 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 Vidyut Board 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 3042 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 185 MW hydro project which is scheduled to be commissioned in 2016;  in Australia through investments in enhanced geothermal and clean coal technologies 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: www.tatapower.com
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