Tata Power, country’s largest integrated power firm, on Tuesday said it is set to develop a 60-megawatt (MW) solar power project in Gujarat and has received a Letter of Award from Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Limited (GUVNL) for the same.
Tata Power had won this capacity in a GUVNL bid in January this year.
“We are proud to announce that we have been awarded a 60-MW solar project in Gujarat… With this award the cumulative capacity under development in Gujarat would be 580 MW,” said Praveer Sinha, chief executive officer and managing director, Tata Power.
According to the company press release, the project would generate 156 million units of energy per year and would annually offset about 156 million kg of carbon dioxide.
It added that Tata Power’s renewable capacity would increase to 4,007 MW, out of which 2,687 MW is operational and 1,320 MW is under implementation including 60 MW won under this PPA.