Tata Power’s 100 MW PV+120 MWh BESS Project

SECI Issues LOA For India’s ‘Largest’ Utility Scale Battery Storage Facility

Tata Power’s 100 MW PV+120 MWh BESS Project

Tata Power Solar’s cumulative utility scale EPC orders now add up to around 4.4 GW DC with the addition of what it calls India’s largest utility scale battery storage facility coupled with a solar farm. (Illustrative Photo; Photo Credit: abriendomundo/Shutterstock.com)

  • Tata Power Solar says it will build India’s largest utility scale battery storage project
  • It has been awarded the LOA by SECI to provide EPC services for 100 MW solar and 120 MWh storage facility
  • The project will be located in Chhattisgarh and realized within 18 months for INR 9.45 billion investment

Indian solar company Tata Power Solar Systems Limited will build the country’s ‘largest’ utility scale battery energy storage project (BESS) with 120 MWh capacity to be realized with a 100 MW solar PV plant. The company has been issued a letter of award (LOA) from the Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) for the same.

As the EPC service provider of the facility, Tata Power Solar will design, engineer, supply, construct, erect and commission the capacity along with providing operation and maintenance (O&M) services.

Project sites are located in the state of Chhattisgarh, said Tata Power Solar. It aims to bring the INR 9.45 billion ($126 million) facility online within 18 months duration.

With this LOA, Tata Power Solar counts its utility scale EPC orders to have grown to around 4.4 GW DC capacity. It has a portfolio of over 7 GW of ground mounted utility scale facilities and more than 750 MW of rooftop and distributed generation facilities. The company also operates 530 MW of solar cell and 580 MW of module production capacity in Bengaluru, Karnataka (see Tata Power Solar Expands Solar Cell & Module Capacity).

SECI had launched the call for an EPC provider for 100 MW AC solar PV project in Chhattisgarh in July 2021 for which it wanted a minimum of 50% locally sourced solar modules and inverters (see SECI Launches 100 MW AC Solar PV EPC Tender).

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Senior News Editor: Anu Bhambhani is the Senior News Editor of TaiyangNews. Anu is our solar news whirlwind. At TaiyangNews she covers everything that is of importance in the world of solar power.Before joining our team, Anu worked in various positions at publications of the Times Group in New Delhi. As a Principal Correspondent, she conceptualized special features and supplements for both The Times of India and The Economic Times. While Anu delved deep into solar at TaiyangNews, environment topics have been close to her heart before. As Assistant Editor, she was responsible for launching Planet Earth for The Economic Times, a special series on environment. Before joining the Times Group, Anu was a Copy Editor at the Hindustan Times.Anu holds a Masters degree in Journalism and Mass Communications from the University of Rajasthan. She also studied at the Centre for Science and Environment in New Delhi on E-Outreach: New Media Technologies for Advocacy and Strategic Communication, Social Media

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