Tata Power Solar secures 100 MW solar BESS project from SECI
Tata Power Solar Systems Ltd, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Tata Power, has announced that it has received a 'Letter of Award' (LOA) from Solar Energy Corporation of India Ltd (SECI) to build a 100 MW EPC solar project along with a 120 MWh utility-scale battery energy storage system (BESS).
The total contract value of the project is around Rs 945 crore, and it will be completed in 18 months. SECI project sites are in Chhattisgarh. Tata Power Solar will help in engineering, design, supply, construction, erection, testing, O&M, and commissioning of the projects.
With this order, Tata Power Solar's utility-scale EPC (engineering, procurement, and construction) order book stands at 4.4 GW (DC) capacity, with a value of around Rs 9,000 crore.
"Tata Power's vision has always been to look forward to the adoption of new technologies with innovation. With this win, the company has strengthened its diversified offerings with BESS in the renewable segment," the company said in a declaration.
Tata Power CEO and MD Praveer Sinha stated: "This is the second grid-scale solar plant with BESS and is recognition of Tata Power Solar's pioneering work in project execution capabilities in the solar energy domain."