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12 Apr 2021 -National Tata Power commissions India's largest natural ester filled power transformer in Mumbai Transmission Network

~Aims to achieve increased transformation capacity with reduced environmental footprint; Offers improved fire safety and ecofriendly solution~

Tata Power, India’s largest integrated company is committed towards ensuring safety and sustainability for its stakeholders, environment and the community. In line with this commitment, Tata Power has announced the commissioning of India’s largest natural ester filled 110 /33 / 22 kV, 125 MVA power transformer in the Mumbai Transmission network at the BKC receiving station in active collaboration with Hitachi ABB Power Grids and Cargill.

The natural esters used in these transformers have a high fire point (350 degree Celsius) and eliminate the risk of fire. The fluid is made from a carbon neutral renewable resource, is biodegradable, nontoxic and nonhazardous in soil and water. This fluid allows designing the transformer with increased capacity and reduced carbon footprint, making it an ideal solution for congested cities like Mumbai, as opposed to conventional mineral oil filled transformers.

Speaking about the initiative Dr. Praveer Sinha, CEO & MD, Tata Power stated, “We have always been committed towards providing greener and sustainable solutions for our customers while ensuring uninterrupted power supply. We will continue to implement newer technological innovations and aim to reduce the carbon footprint along with improving overall performance.”

A pioneer in providing reliable and uninterrupted power supply to the city of Mumbai, Tata Power Transmission caters around 70% of Mumbai’s energy. It has a network of about 1200 circuit transmission lines in and around Mumbai with a transformation capacity of about 10500 MVA. The company is committed to implement cutting edge solutions to cater to the increasing power demand in the city where space is a constraint.

With its track record of technology leadership, project execution excellence, world class safety processes, customer care and driving green initiatives, Tata Power is poised for multifold growth and is committed to 'Lighting up Lives' for generations to come.

About Tata Power:

Tata Power is India’s largest integrated power company and, together with its subsidiaries & jointly controlled entities, has an installed/ managed capacity of 12,792 MW. A pioneer in the field, it has a presence across the entire power value chain - generation of renewable as well as conventional power including hydro and thermal energy, transmission & distribution,  coal & freight , logistics and trading. With nearly 3.9 GW of clean energy generation from solar, wind, hydro and waste heat recovery accounting for 31% of the company's portfolio, Tata Power is leading clean energy development. The company is also steering the transformation of utilities to integrated solutions by looking at new business growth in distributed generation through rooftop solar and micro grids, storage solutions, EV charging infrastructure, ESCO, home automation & smart meters. Tata Power is serving more than 11.5 million distribution consumers in India. It has successful public-private partnerships in generation, transmission & distribution in India namely ‘Tata Power Delhi Distribution Ltd.’ with Delhi Vidyut Board for distribution in North Delhi; 'Tata Power Ajmer Distribution Ltd.' with Ajmer Vidyut Vitran Nigam Ltd. for distribution in Ajmer; 'Powerlinks Transmission Ltd.' with Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd. for evacuation of Power from Tala hydro plant in Bhutan to Delhi; 'Maithon Power Ltd.' with Damodar Valley Corporation for a 1050 MW Mega Power Project at Jharkhand and recently entered into public-private partnership for Central part of Odisha namely, “Tata Power Central Odisha Distribution Limited”, Western part of Odisha namely, “Tata Power Western Odisha Distribution Limited” , Southern part of Odisha namely and “Tata Power Southern Odisha Distribution Limited”. Tata Power has also developed the country’s first 4000 MW Ultra Mega Power Project at Mundra (Gujarat) based on super-critical technology.

With its 106 years’ track record of technology leadership, project execution excellence, world-class safety processes, customer care and driving green initiatives, Tata Power is poised for multi-fold growth and committed to 'lighting up lives' for generations to come. Visit us at: www.tatapower.com.