India’s Tata Power to add 250MW of renewables every year

Indian energy giant Tata Power said it plans to add up to 250MW of renewable energy in the country every year. The company has aimed for 30-35MW of solar power […]

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By Priyanka Shrestha

Indian energy giant Tata Power said it plans to add up to 250MW of renewable energy in the country every year.

The company has aimed for 30-35MW of solar power and 150-200MW of wind energy a year and has also set a target of generating 20-25% of it total generation capacity from clean energy sources by 2020.

Its total generation through clean sources, including hydro, wind and solar currently stands at 873MW.

Managing Director Anil Sardana, said: “Our solar and wind energy assets are performing well and we are committed to reducing our carbon footprint through clean and renewable energy generation.”

Tata Power has a total operational solar capacity of more than 28MW and total installed wind capacity of 397MW.

The firm has also saved nearly eight lakh energy units – more than enough to power 372 homes – through its energy conservation programme.