• Total Installed Capacity stands now at 8750 MW
  • Reiterates its commitment to renewable energy generation

Tata Power, India’s largest integrated power company, today announced the successful commissioning of 24 MW wind farm at Rojmal in Gujarat through its subsidiary, Tata Power Renewable Energy Limited (TPREL). The total capacity of the project is 54 MW and with this commissioning, Tata Power attains the landmark milestone of 511 MW through wind energy. Tata Power’s total installed capacity, today, stands at 8750 MW and the clean and renewable energy capacity at 1383 MW.

The 24MW wind capacity is expected to generate approximately 52 MUs per year. Tata Power’s wind farms are located across the leading wind resource states including Maharashtra, Rajasthan, Gujarat, Tamil Nadu and Karnataka. The Company is evaluating growth opportunities in these states, as also in Andhra Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh, through organic and inorganic means. The Company continues to pursue avenues to add clean and renewable energy generation capacities to increase its portfolio.

Speaking on the commissioning, Mr. Anil Sardana, MD and CEO, Tata Power, said, “We are delighted to have crossed the 500 MW milestone for our operating wind capacity with the commissioning of the 24 MW at Rojmal. This is one of the many key milestones in our endeavor to generate 20-25 percent of Tata Power’s total generation capacity from clean energy sources. The clean energy project is well in line with our core business value of sustainable growth, and will further enhance and increase our clean energy footprint. As always, we take this opportunity to extend our hearty appreciation to the Government of Gujarat and all our stakeholders for the support extended in making this project successful.”

TPREL’s Rojmal wind farm utilizes wind turbines from Inox Wind Ltd., and sells the power to Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Limited (GUVNL) under the Gujarat Wind Policy of year 2013. The Company also has projects under development in Rajasthan and Maharashtra.

Tata Power has six of its renewable energy projects registered under the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) programme of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). These projects include the 50.4 MW Wind project at Gadag, Karnataka, the 50.4 MW Wind project at Khandke, Maharashtra, the 50.4 MW Wind project at Samana, Gujarat, 39.2 MW Wind Project at Bhogat, Gujarat, the 25 MW Solar project at Mithapur, Gujarat and 187MW Shuakhevi Hydro project in Georgia.

About Tata Power:
Tata Power is India’s largest integrated power company with a growing international presence. The Company together with its subsidiaries and jointly controlled entities has an installed gross generation capacity of [8750] MW in India and a presence in all the segments of the power sector viz. Fuel Security and Logistics, Generation (thermal, hydro, solar and wind), Transmission, Distribution and Trading. It has successful public-private partnerships in Generation, Transmission and Distribution in India namely “Tata Power Delhi Distribution Limited” with Delhi Vidyut Board for distribution in North Delhi, ‘Powerlinks Transmission Ltd.’ with Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd. for evacuation of Power from Tala hydro plant in Bhutan to Delhi and ‘Maithon Power Ltd.’ with Damodar Valley Corporation for a 1050 MW Mega Power Project at Jharkhand. Tata Power has developed the country’s first 4000 MW Ultra Mega Power Project at Mundra (Gujarat) based on super-critical technology. It is also one of the largest renewable energy players in India. Its international presence includes strategic investments in Indonesia through a 30% stake in the leading coal company PT Kaltim Prima Coal (KPC), 26% stake in mines at PT Baramulti Suksessarana Tbk (“BSSR”) and a geothermal project; in Singapore through Trust Energy Resources to securitise coal supply and the shipping of coal for its thermal power generation operations; in South Africa through a joint venture called ‘Cennergi’ to develop projects in South Africa, Botswana and Namibia; in Australia through investments in enhanced geothermal and clean coal technologies and in Bhutan through a hydro project in partnership with The Royal Government of Bhutan. With its track record of technology leadership, project execution excellence, world class safety processes, customer care and driving green initiatives, Tata Power is poised for a multi-fold growth and committed to ‘lighting up lives’ for generations to come. Visit us at: www.tatapower.com

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