Tata Power Solar bags govt award for rooftop projects

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Leading solar players, Tata Power Solar, has bagged the ‘Rooftop Solar Power Projects’ award from Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) in the Channel Partner/EPC contractor category.

The National Excellence Awards 2016, instituted by MNRE for the first time, were presented on 7th June at the National Workshop on Rooftop Solar Power.

Tata Power Solar has commissioned 112.5 MW of rooftop projects till 2016, which was instrumental in getting this award.

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As per MNRE, the awards are presented to encourage efficiency and positive feedback to various government bodies as well as private sector. Rooftop power plants are expected to constitute 40 per cent of the Government’s 100 GW target solar capacity to be achieved by 2022. Recently, MNRE announced a 30 per cent  subsidy for all residential and non-profit organizations installing rooftop solar.

Two of Tata Power Solar’s rooftop installations were also adjudged winners at the National Excellence Awards 2016. These included the 12 MW installation for R.S.S.B. Educational & Environmental Society (RSSB-EES) and the 1.8 MW solar project commissioned for IIT Roorkee.
“I believe our strength lies in the quality and reliability of our products, as well as ensuring customer satisfaction. We hope to continue to be the market leaders in this segment and play a significant role in the Government’s ambitious solar rooftop target,” said Ashish Khanna, ED and CEO, Tata Power Solar.

Tata Power Solar was ranked top rooftop player for commercial, industrial and residential sector by Bridge to India in 2015.

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