Added 1414 MW of non-fossil fuel capacity in FY17 so far Wind capacity increased by 85% in FY17 Solar portfolio soared 150% in FY17 Tata Power, India’...
Added 1414 MW of non-fossil fuel capacity in FY17 so far
Wind capacity increased by 85% in FY17
Solar portfolio soared 150% in FY17
Tata Power, India’s largest integrated power company, today announced that the Company’s total generation capacity from non-fossil fuel sources stands at 3133 MW, making it the largest renewable energy Company in India. The Company’s robust non-fossil fuel portfolio comprises of 693 MW of Hydro, 990 MW of Solar, 1074 MW of Wind, and 375 MW of waste gas based generation. Taking a step further towards building a greener portfolio last year, the Company revised its share of non-fossil fuel based capacity up to 35-40% by 2025.
The Company’s wind generation capacity has also increased by 82% in FY17, up from 591 MW in FY 16 to 1074 MW in FY 17, and solar generation capacity has by 1554%, up from 60 MW in FY16 to 990 MW in FY17. The Company has several renewable energy projects located in the states of Maharashtra, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, and Rajasthan. The company is also in the process of implementing nearly 500 MW of renewable power projects at various locations.