Tata Power had set up its first solar power plant of 110 kW, way back in 1996 at Walwhan in Lonavla. A 60.48 kWp solar power plant has been installed on the rooftop of one of the Company's offices in Mumbai in 2010 and the power generated by these solar panels takes part of the lighting load of the entire building.
Today, Tata Power has a strong portfolio of 941 MW of solar generation capacity. It commissioned its solar power project of:
25 MW in Mithapur, Gujarat in January 2012
28.8 MW solar power project in Palaswadi, Maharashtra in May 2014.
Executed a 3 MW solar photo-voltaic plant at Mulshi, one of the largest grid-connected solar projects in the State of Maharashtra.
Tata Power Renewable Energy Limited (TPREL) is a wholly owned subsidiary of The Tata Power Company Limited (Tata Power). TPREL is Tata Power's primary investment vehicle for the clean and renewable energy based power generation capacity, which includes Wind, Solar and Waste Recovery.
TPREL is recognised as one of the most reputable full-service renewable energy companies in India.
Tata Power Solar: Founded in 1989, the company was originally formed as a joint venture between Tata Group and British Petroleum Solar (BP Solar), is now a 100% subsidiary of Tata Power. They operate in three distinct segments - manufacturing of solar cells & modules, EPC services for solar power projects and creating innovative solar products.
As one of the largest solar manufacturers in India, Tata Power Solar operates world-class manufacturing unit in Bangalore, with a production capacity of 300 MW of modules and 180 MW of cells. They have shipped more than 840 MW of the world-class modules globally.
Tata Power Solar provides complete EPC solutions for solar power plants of kilowatt to megawatt scale to utilities, industrial, commercial & residential markets. They deliver customized solutions for sectors ranging from education and banking to healthcare and telecommunications, along with specialized solutions for BIPV, hybrid systems, railways, defense and offshore platforms. Having commissioned more than 250 MW of ground-mount utility scale and 112 MW of rooftop and distributed generation projects across the country, Tata Power Solar is the leading player in the solar EPC industry.
The company has developed innovative solar solutions for both urban and rural markets - these include the Dynamo range of off-grid & on-grid rooftop solutions and Saawan solar water pumps.