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About Tata Power.

Tata Power is India's largest integrated power company with a significant international presence. The company has an installed generation capacity of 10,757 MW in India and a presence in all segments of the power sector - fuel 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 with Delhi Vidyut Board for distribution in North Delhi, Powerlinks Transmission with Power Grid Corporation of India for evacuation of power from Tala Hydro Plant in Bhutan to Delhi, and Maithon Power with Damodar Valley Corporation for a 1,050 MW mega power project at Jharkhand. It is one of the largest renewable energy players in India and has developed the country’s first 4,000 MW ultra mega power project at Mundra in Gujarat based on super-critical technology.

 

Areas of business

Renewable energy

Harnessing hydro power: The company has an installed hydro capacity of 693MW in Maharashtra, India. Tata Power and Norway-based SN Power entered into an exclusive partnership to develop hydro power projects in India and Nepal. The consortium is developing the 236MW Dugar Hydro Electric Project in Chenab Valley in Himachal Pradesh, India. Tata Power, through a JV with the Royal Government of Bhutan has implemented the 126MW Dagachhu Hydro Project. The company is prospecting further opportunities to bid for and acquire hydro projects. The company has also commissioned two units of 60 MW each of its 120 MW Itezhi Tezhi hydro Power Project in Zambia, in which Tata Power has a 50 percent stake.

Harnessing solar energy: Tata Power has a strong portfolio of 1188 MW of solar power generation capacity in India. It has commissioned a solar power project of 25 MW in Mithapur, Gujarat, and a 28.8 MW solar power project in Palaswadi, Maharashtra. It has also executed a 3 MW solar photo-voltaic plant at Mulshi, one of the largest grid-connected solar projects in Maharashtra. The company set up its first solar power plant of 110 kW way back in 1996 at Walwhan in Maharashtra. A 60.48 kWp solar power plant has been installed on the rooftop of one of the company’s offices in Mumbai.

Harnessing wind energy: Tata Power has an installed capacity of 1161 MW and plants spread across five states of Maharashtra, Gujarat, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka and Rajasthan, the leading states in promoting wind power generation in India.

Cennergi is a joint venture (JV) between Tata Power and Exxaro Resources, a South Africa-based diversified resources company. Based in South Africa, Cennergi will focus on generation projects in South Africa, Botswana and Namibia to create a balanced portfolio of generation assets. The 134.4 MW Amakhala Emoyeni Wind Farm and 95.17 MW Tsitsikamma have started commercial operation.

Waste gas generation: Tata Power has set up various plants at Haldia and in Jamshedpur (Power 6) based on the blast furnace and coke oven gases, which are waste gases from the steelmaking process, and which help in reducing greenhouse gas emission significantly. Tata Power, through its joint venture company Industrial Energy Limited (IEL), has successfully commissioned 2 units of 67.5 MW each of the 202.5 MW IEL, Kalinganagar, Orissa, project. The company’s installed generating capacity from waste gas generation stands at 375 MW.

Other businesses

Tata Power Trading Company (TPTCL), a wholly-owned subsidiary, is the first company to have been awarded a power trading license by the Central Electricity Regulatory Commission, enabling it to carry out transactions all over India.

Tata Power Solaris a 100 percent subsidiary of Tata Power, and is a market leader in solar photovoltaic technology in India. Nearly 75 percent of sales are achieved from exports to Europe and USA.

Tata Power Solar

Tata Power Solar: Founded in 1989, the company was originally formed as a joint venture between Tata Group and British Petroleum Solar (BP Solar), is now a 100% subsidiary of Tata Power. They operate in three distinct segments - manufacturing of solar cells & modules, EPC services for solar power projects and creating innovative solar products.

As one of the largest solar manufacturers in India, Tata Power Solar operates world-class manufacturing unit in Bangalore, with a production capacity of 300 MW of modules and 180 MW of cells. They have shipped more than 840 MW of the world-class modules globally. Tata Power Solar provides complete EPC solutions for solar power plants of kilowatt to megawatt scale to utilities, industrial, commercial & residential markets. They deliver customized solutions for sectors ranging from education and banking to healthcare and telecommunications, along with specialized solutions for BIPV, hybrid systems, railways, defense and offshore platforms. Having commissioned more than 250 MW of ground-mount utility scale and 112 MW of rooftop and distributed generation projects across the country, Tata Power Solar is the leading player in the solar EPC industry.The company has developed innovative solar solutions for both urban and rural markets - these include the Dynamo range of off-grid & on-grid rooftop solutions and Saawan solar water pumps.

Tata Power Renewable Energy Limited

TPREL is a wholly owned subsidiary of Tata Power. TPREL is Tata Power's primary investment vehicle for clean and renewable energy based power generation capacity. TPREL's present operating capacity is 1899 MW, comprising 847 MW wind and 932 MW solar and 120 MW of waste heat recovery capacity located in the states of Maharashtra, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, and Rajasthan. The company is also in the process of implementing nearly 400 MW of renewable power projects at various locations. TPREL is seeking to grow its renewable portfolio in India and in select international markets through organic and inorganic opportunities. With the acquisition of Welspun Renewable Energy Pvt. Ltd., and the project pipeline, TPREL's portfolio grows to about 2.1 GW making it the largest Renewable Energy Company in India

Joint ventures, subsidiaries and associates

The company has successful public-private partnerships in generation, transmission and distribution in India, namely, Tata Power Delhi Distribution with Delhi Vidyut Board for distribution in North Delhi, Powerlinks Transmission with Power Grid Corporation of India for the evacuation of power from Tata hydro plant in Bhutan to Delhi, and Maithon Power with Damodar Valley Corporation for a 1,050MW mega power project at Jharkhand. It is one of the largest renewable energy players in India has developed the country's first 4,000MW ultra mega power project at Mundra (Gujarat) based on super-critical technology.

Its international presence includes strategic investments in Indonesia through a 30 percent stake in coal mines 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 16 different countries in Africa; 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. Two units of 60 MW each of the 120 MW Itezhi Tezhi Hydro Power Project in Zambia, in which Tata Power has a 50 percent stake, has been commissioned.

Location

Tata Power’s head office is in Mumbai