Tata Power Renewable Energy Ltd has announced commissioning of a 36 MW wind power plant at Nimbagallu in Andhra Pradesh and a 49 MW solar plant at Kayathar, Tamil Nadu.
The operating renewable energy capacity of the company, a unit of Tata Power, has reached 1,876 MW, comprising 841 MW of wind, 915 MW of solar, and 120 MW of waste heat recovery capacity. In FY16, Tata Power Renewable Energy Ltd increased its operational capacity by 1169 MW, the company said in a statement.
The commissioned capacity in Andhra Pradesh is part of a 100 MW wind farm at Nimbagallu and the 49-MW solar plant at Kayathar, Tamil Nadu is part of Welspun Renewable Energy Private Ltd that was acquired by Tata Power Renewable Energy last year.
In 2016, Tata Power Renewable Energy won 320 MW solar bids, which are under development and will be commissioned in 2017. The company has also added 304 MW wind capacity in 2016, which is under development and construction is ongoing in Gujarat, Andhra Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh and Karnataka.