Tata Power Renewable Energy Limited commissions 100 MW Solar Capacity in Andhra Pradesh

Limited (TPREL) commissioned 100 MW (50 MW x 2) in Anthapuramu Solar Park, Andhra Pradesh. With this, the overall operating renewable capacity of TPREL now stands at 2,215 MW in .

The sale of from this solar plant has been tied up under a 25 year Purchase Agreement with Solar Energy Corporation of (SECI).

This is part of the implementation of the scheme for developing grid connected solar capacity of Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission (JNNSM) Phase II, Batch-III of the Government of India through Viability Gap Funding (VGF) Mode.

is the future for ‘New India’ and will play a big role in providing the country “24X7 Power for All by 2019”. For a tropical country like India, solar energy has the highest potential. is focused to constantly proliferate the group’s renewable energy portfolio and we plan to add around 1000 MW renewable energy capacity to our portfolio every year, scaling it to 45-50% in the next five years, largely through organic growth.”  Praveer Sinha, CEO & Managing Director, Power.

“The commissioning of 100 MW in Anthapuramu has fortified our position as a leading renewable energy company in the country with a strong presence in solar power generation. We will continue to seek potential of sustainable growth in India and selected International geographies.”  Ashish Khanna, President-Renewables, Power said.

The company has organically added 159 MW wind & solar capacity in FY17 along with the acquisition of Welspun Pvt. Ltd. last year.

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