- Tata Power, India’s largest integrated power company, today announced that the company’s generation capacity increased by close to 9 percent in Q1 FY17 as compared to Q1 FY16. The company, together with all its subsidiaries and jointly controlled entities, has an installed generation capacity of 9,432 MW (as of August 2016) as compared to 8,669 MW in FY16 mainly due to commissioning of 44 MW Lahori wind farm project in Madhya Pradesh and Cennergi (Pty) achieving commercial operations of both its 134 MW Amakhala Emoyeni and 95 MW Tsitsikamma wind farms. The company generates power from various fuel sources such as thermal (coal, gas and oil), hydroelectric power, renewable energy (wind and solar) and waste heat recovery, thereby, reinforcing its position as the largest integrated power company in India. The company has a significant presence in the clean energy space with a gross installed capacity of 1,996 MW.
Overall in Q1 FY17, company continued its robust operations with Maithon Power station generating 1,845 MU. Standalone generation for the quarter stood at 3,163 MU. Trombay Thermal Power generated 1,789 MU. Jojobera Thermal Power Station generated 698 MU and Haldia reported generation of 184 MU. Industrial Energy reported generation of 546 MU and TPREL, the renewable energy arm of Tata Power, generated 144 MU in Q1 that includes clean and green energy sources (wind and solar). Total consolidated generation stood at 11,122 MU.
Commenting on this development, Anil Sardana, managing director, Tata Power, said, “Tata Power has and will continue to be a part of India’s growth story. We have, in this quarter, spread our footprint across the country, also commissioned plants in international geographies with a special focus on renewables. We are confident that in the next few years we will have greater contribution towards the government and consumers’ vision of ‘Power for All’.”
With the support of leading technological innovations, excellence in project execution, world class safety processes, customer care, and green initiatives, the company has succeeded in establishing a strong foothold across the country and overseas. Tata Power continues to be on the lookout for feasible organic and inorganic projects, both greenfield and brownfield, in India and abroad.