Tata Power completes 110MW solar power project in Bikaner, Rajasthan
Tata Power Renewable Energy Limited (TPREL), a subsidiary of Tata Power, has successfully commissioned a 110MW solar power project in Bikaner, Rajasthan.
This project marks another significant step in Tata Power’s commitment to renewable energy initiatives.
The newly commissioned solar power project will supply a total of 110MW of green power to the Kerala State Electricity Board, contributing to the sustainable energy goals of the region. It is estimated that the project will generate approximately 211 million units (MUs) of electricity annually, while also reducing the carbon footprint by a substantial 2,58,257 metric tonnes (MT).
The Bikaner solar power project has utilized an impressive 2,59,272 mono bifacial PERC half-cell modules, demonstrating Tata Power’s dedication to deploying advanced and efficient technologies. Despite facing numerous challenges, including tough land topography, extreme weather conditions with temperatures exceeding 50 degrees Celsius, harsh winters, sandstorms, and even adverse geopolitical circumstances, the solar power plant in Bikaner was completed within a remarkably short timeframe of just seven months.
Notably, the Bikaner solar power project stands as one of the fastest-commissioned projects in Rajasthan. This achievement is a testament to the expertise and commitment of the skilled team involved, as well as the implementation of cutting-edge technology under the guidance of experienced leadership.
With the completion of this installation, the total renewables capacity of TPREL now reaches an impressive 6.8GW. The installed capacity stands at 4GW, comprising 3.1GW of solar power and 941MW of wind power. Additionally, TPREL has 2.74GW of renewable projects currently in various stages of implementation, further highlighting Tata Power’s ongoing commitment to driving the growth of clean and sustainable energy sources.
As Tata Power continues to expand its renewable energy portfolio, projects like the Bikaner solar power project play a crucial role in advancing India’s renewable energy targets and fostering a greener future for the nation.
Ashish Khanna — Tata Power Renewable Energy CEO said: “This 110 MW solar power project will help meet the green energy requirements of the state of Kerala. The commissioning of such big projects within stipulated time frame reaffirms Tata Power Renewable’s commitment of making a substantial contribution towards the green energy transition in the country.”