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Tata Power obtains LoA from RUMSL for 330 MW solar project in Madhya Pradesh

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Tata Power Saurya Limited (TPSL) has announced that it has received a "Letter of Award" (LoA) from Rewa Ultra Mega Solar Limited (RUMSL) to build 330 MW (Unit-1:160 MW + Unit-2:170 MW) of solar project in Neemuch Solar Park of Madhya Pradesh. This project has been awarded through tariff-based competitive bidding followed by an e-Reverse auction.

The Hon'ble Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh Mr. Shivraj Singh Chouhan, in the presence of Mr. Hardeep Singh Dang, Hon'ble Minister of Department of New and Renewable Energy; Mr. Sanjay Dubey (IAS), Principal Secretary; Mr. Akash Tripathi (IAS), MD, MP Power Management Company Limited (MPPMCL), and other key dignitaries handed over the LOA to Mr. Ashish Khanna, President, Renewables, Tata Power.

Speaking on the accomplishment, Dr. Praveer Sinha, CEO & MD, Tata Power said, "We are glad to receive this prestigious order for development and operation of 330 MW Solar Project from Rewa Ultra Mega Solar in Madhya Pradesh. We have been progressively growing our portfolio of grid-scale solar plants across the country".

The projects will be set up at the Neemuch Solar Park in Neemuch district at Madhya Pradesh and the energy will be supplied to the Indian Railways and the Madhya Pradesh Power Management Company Limited under the Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) valid for a period of 25 years. The company has won this capacity in a bid finalized through reverse auction by RUMSL. The project will be commissioned within 19 months from the date of execution of the PPA.

With this, the total renewable capacity of Tata Power will reach 4361 MW with an installed capacity of 2947 MW and 1414 MW under implementation. 

Author : Moulin Oza
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