Bid & Tender
TPREL Inks Pact with SECI for 100 MW Solar Project in AP

Date : Nov 01, 2016

Tata Power Renewable Energy Ltd. (TPREL) has signed Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with Solar Corp of India for a 100 MW solar project at Anantapuram solar park in Andhra Pradesh.


The commercial operations date (COD) of the project as per the PPA is October 16, 2017, Tata Power said in a statement.


The project has been secured through bidding in the open category under the Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission (JNNSM). TPREL is a wholly owned subsidiary of The Tata Power Company Ltd.


With the signing of this PPA with SECI (Solar Corp of India), TPREL has further consolidated its position as country's largest renewable energy company, it said.


The 100 MW solar project based at Anantapuram and has a COD of less than a year.


"This move is in line with the government's set target of 100 GW from solar energy by 2017. In the next 5 years, the company plans to significantly add to its solar generation capacity," TPREL CEO & Executive Director Rahul Shah said in statement.