Tata Gujarat rooftop projects compete with the grid


Tata Power Solar has completed 62 rooftop projects in Gujarat totalling more than 3MW including 750kW that is grid competitive.

The 750kW install across 14 locations for the Surat Municipal Corporation (SMC) has a power purchase agreement (PPA) with utility Torrent Power. Tata confirmed to PV Tech that the tariff was grid competitive.

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The commissioned projects also include 1.2MW across 34 different sites for the Gujarat Energy Development Agency (GEDA) and 1.1MW for a selection of smaller industrial clients. These are on a self-consumption basis.

“Tata Power Solar’s work with GEDA, SMC and the smaller industries is a result of our expertise in handling projects of varied scale, over a range of roofing,”said Dr. Arul Shanmugasundram, EVP projects and CTO, Tata Power Solar. “All these projects were challenging and we are proud to have executed them in record time.”

Tata Power Solar, is India’s largest project developer and also operates 200MW of solar module manufacturing in Bangalore. It claims to have designed and built more than 160MW of ground-mounted and 40MW of rooftop projects till date.

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