TATA AutoComp opens battery storage plant

Mumbai, November 18, 2023 – TATA AutoComp inaugurated its manufacturing facility for Battery Energy Storage System (BESS). The plant was inaugurated by Dr. Praveer Sinha, CEO & MD, Tata Power and Arvind Goel, Chairman, Tata AutoComp Systems Limited. Tata AutoComp Gotion Green Energy Solutions Pvt. Ltd. will manufacture the Li-Ion Based BESS under its joint venture.

Tata AutoComp will manufacture Battery Energy Storage Systems for Tata Power. Tata Power will deploy these in 120 MW Energy Storage Park at Chhattisgarh.

Speaking on the occasion, Dr. Praveer Sinha, CEO & MD, Tata Power, said, “We are happy to collaborate with Tata AutoComp for Battery Energy Storage Systems (BESS). Moreover, 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. Moreover, this will 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. Moreover, we have been pioneers in launching the Li-Ion based Battery packs and BMS for the Electric Vehicle segment. We are now leveraging this knowledge to build Battery Energy Storage Systems. Furthermore, we will supply these BESS to Tata Power, which is a leading integrated Energy company of the Tata Group.”

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. Moreover, Tata Power Renewable Energy Limited, a parent company, owns this subsidiary, and the agreement includes supplying BESS for its renewable projects.

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