Tata Power Solar Systems secured a project worth Rs 3.86 billion to build a solar PV plant with 50 MWh battery energy storage system (BESS) in Leh, Ladakh.
The 50 MW solar PV plant will be built on engineering, procurement and construction mode. The scope of work includes design, engineering, supply and procurement, construction of solar photovoltaic grid connected power plant project and BESS on a turnkey basis along with ten years of operations and maintenance services. This will be India’s first co-located large-scale BESS solution, as well as the first large-scale solar PV project in the Union Territory of Ladakh, located at 3,600 metres above sea level. The commercial operations are scheduled to begin in March 2023.