Tata Power Solar Systems Limited, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Tata Power, commissioned a 450 megawatt (MW) direct current capacity solar plant for Brookfield Renewable India in Rajasthan.
The installation entails setting up of over 800,000 modules and was completed within record seven months timeframe, the company said in a release on Wednesday (8 June).
The project will produce over 800 gigawatt-hour (GWh) of clean energy annually and will help avoid up to 600,000 tons of annual CO2 emissions, the company added.
The company said that for smooth execution of the project, tractors and back loaders were used to support the frames, handle modules and higher capacity equipment.
On-site infrastructure support and amenities were provided to the project workers to ensure improved productivity at site and speedier execution of the project, it added.
Commenting on the project commissioning, Dr Praveer Sinha, CEO & MD, Tata Power said, “We are pleased to have completed the solar plant for Brookfield Renewables India in Rajasthan in record time. This project not only underlines our commitment to promoting sustainable energy adoption but also fortifies our position as a major EPC player in the country”.
With the commissioning of this project, Tata Power’s total utility-scale solar project portfolio has touched 9.7 GWp.