Tata Power Solar, India’s largest integrated solar company won India Solar Week Excellence Awards 2017 in 100 MW or below project based category for excellence in commissioning 100 MW solar project for NTPC in Anantapur, Andhra Pradesh. The excellence awards acknowledged as India’s Largest Utility Scale Solar Energy Event felicitated best performing companies, projects, innovations and players for their achievements and positive contributions to the solar sector. The event into its fifth edition was held on 21-23 June at Aerocity, New Delhi.
The acclaimed 100 MW solar project is the biggest solar project commissioned using domestically manufactured solar cells and modules. The project spread over 500-acre land is set up in partnership with NTPC. Executed nearly three months ahead of the stringent timelines, the project is designed to produce nearly 160 million units (kWh) of energy annually and help offset approximately 110,000 tonnes of CO2 in the first year. The plant boasts of innovative designs: Balance-of-System (BoS) and cabling, along with optimised selection of evacuation systems.