Tata Power Green Energy Limited (TPGEL), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Tata Power, has commissioned a 225MW hybrid power project in Rajasthan.
The power generated from the project will be supplied to Tata Power, Mumbai Distribution under a power purchase agreement, valid for a period of 25 years, to fulfil its renewable purchase obligation. This is the first hybrid project developed by Tata Power consisting of recently commissioned 225MW of solar power at Noorsar and existing wind assets of 96 MW which is expected to generate about 700 MUs of energy per year. The plant will annually offset approximately 700 million kg of CO2. The project was awarded to TPGEL and the solar part of the project has been executed by Tata Power Solar Systems Limited, an engineering, procurement, and construction arm of Tata Power. The project was commissioned within the stipulated timeline in 1,200 acres of land at Noorsar in Rajasthan. The project has used 579,488 number of modules and 103 individual wind energy generators of various ratings from company’s existing wind assets. With the commissioning of this hybrid project, the total renewables capacity of Tata Power reaches 5,524 MW with an installed capacity of 3,859 MW and 1,665 MW under various stages of implementation.