India holds a tender for hybrid and photovoltaic projects, with 1.2 gigawatts of capacity each

Dec 9, 2019 05:07 PM ET
  • Indian SECI is going to conclude 25-year-valid PPAs for solar and hybrid ventures. The developers can choose where in India the facilities will be built, owned and operated.
India holds a tender for hybrid and photovoltaic projects, with 1.2 gigawatts of capacity each
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Solar Energy Corporation of India Ltd. is planning to accept the proposed bids for 1.2-gigawatt photovoltaic projects, as well as hybrid photovoltaic-wind totaling to the same capacity. 

Solar Energy is going to conclude power purchase agreements lasting for 25 years. The solutions for the grid-linked PV projects are to be submitted by the 16th of December. Deadline for submitting the proposals for the wind-photovoltaic projects expires four days later. 

Lately, the state-owned corporation has introduced some changes to the previous auction for 1.2 gigawatts of photovoltaic capacity with grid-linked hybrid/photovoltaic/wind projects, together with battery storage. The batt storage is to backup no less than 50% of the generated capacity. The proposals have to be submitted till the 16th of December.

All the facilities will be ISTS-linked, they will be built, owned and operated throughout the country.

Source:
pv-magazine.com

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