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Tata Power’s solar plant produces 43 m units in FY13

According to reports, Tata Power, India’s largest integrated power utility, announced on Tuesday that it had generated 43.386 million units of solar power from its 25 MW facility at Mithapur in Gujarat in 2012-13.

Spread over 100 acres, the solar plant uses crystalline silicon photo-voltaic technology.

Tata Power, through its 100 per cent subsidiary Tata Power Renewable Energy Ltd, had signed a power purchase agreement (PPA) for the project with Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Ltd, Anil Sardana, Managing Director, said here.

Since its commissioning and declaration of commercial operations in January 2012, the plant helped reduce an annual average of 37,696 tonnes of carbon dioxide, by producing 39,597 MWh per year equivalent amount of clean energy.

Sardana said Tata Power was committed to generating 20-25 per cent of its total generation capacity from clean energy sources.

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