Tata Power commissions 100 MW of solar capacity in Uttar Pradesh

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January 18 (Renewables Now) - Tata Power Renewable Energy Ltd (TPREL), a fully-owned unit of Tata Power Co Ltd (BOM:500400), has commissioned two solar power plants in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh with a combined capacity of 100 MW.

The two solar parks are located in Prayagraj and Banda and each has a capacity of 50 MW. Their construction was completed within the project timelines by another Tata Power subsidiary – Tata Power Solar Systems Ltd.

The pair features about 327,000 solar panels in total that can generate over 221.26 million kWh of electricity per year. The output will be sold to Uttar Pradesh Power Corp Ltd (UPPCL) under a power purchase agreement (PPA).

As a result, Tata Power now has 3,055 MW of renewable power generating capacity in operation, including 2,123 MW of solar and 932 MW of wind. The company has a further 1,854 MW of projects under various stages of implementation.

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