Nov 7 2017 | India Opportunities

TPREL commissions 30 MW solar unit in Maharashtra

Tata Power Renewable Energy Ltd (TPREL), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Indian company Tata Power, has recently commissioned 30-MW solar plant spread over 140 acre at Palaswade in the state of Maharashtra. The unit will generate more than 62 million kilowatt hours per year.

Speaking on the commissioning, Mr. Rahul Shah, CEO, Tata Power Renewable Energy Limited, said, "We aim to create a focused renewable energy business in TPREL with a sustained growth trajectory. The commissioning of the 30 MW solar power plant at Palaswade marks a milestone in our drive, to grow our portfolio of clean and renewable energy generation. We would like to thank the Government of Maharashtra, Maharashtra State Electricity Transmission Company Limited, Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited, Maharashtra Energy Development Authority, the local community and authorities and all our stakeholders for the support extended in setting up this solar power project at Palaswade. We are proud of our staff for proactively caring for the community through the construction of check dams to harvest, use, and make rain water available to the community."

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