TATA AutoComp has opened a factory to produce Battery Energy Storage Systems (BESS). Under its joint venture Tata AutoComp Gotion Green Energy Solutions, the Li-Ion Based BESS will be produced.
The plant was inaugurated by Praveer Sinha, CEO and MD, Tata Power and Arvind Goel, Chairman, Tata AutoComp Systems.
Tata AutoComp will manufacture Battery Energy Storage Systems for Tata Power. The first set of BESS was handed over to Dr. Praveer Sinha today in Pune. These will be deployed in the construction of 120 MW Energy Storage Park at Chhattisgarh.
Praveer Sinha, CEO and MD, Tata Power, said, “We are happy to collaborate with Tata AutoComp for Battery Energy Storage Systems (BESS). With the rise of renewables, energy storage has become critical to address the intermittency of solar and wind energy resources. We shall integrate these BESS at our renewable sites to enable round-the-clock supply of clean power and ensure a speedier green energy transition.”
Arvind Goel, Chairman, Tata AutoComp, said, “Tata AutoComp has always been a pioneer in introducing cutting edge technology to its customers. We are leveraging our knowledge in the automotive domain to serve emerging markets which have a synergy in technology. We will supply these BESS to Tata Power, which is a leading integrated Energy company of the Tata Group.”
Spread over 22,227 square feet, the newly inaugurated BESS facility will have a capacity of 6 GWH and will serve the emerging energy storage industry. Tata AutoComp had earlier entered into an agreement with Tata Power Solar Systems Ltd, a subsidiary of Tata Power Renewable Energy Limited, to supply BESS for its renewable projects.