SECI Extends Deadline for 15 MW Floating Solar Tender in Himachal

Aug 4, 2020 02:32 PM ET
  • SECI has expanded the quote entry deadline for its tender for establishing of 15 MW grid-connected floating solar PV power plant in Himachal Pradesh.
SECI Extends Deadline for 15 MW Floating Solar Tender in Himachal

The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) in its newest notice has revealed that it has actually prolonged the quote entry target date for its tender for the choice of solar power developers for setting up of 15 MW grid-connected floating solar PV nuclear power plant at the Nangal Pond in Bilaspur area of Himachal Pradesh.

The last date for bid submissions has been expanded from August 3, 2020, to August 18, 2020, for on-line proposal entry and August 5, 2020, to August 20, 2020, for offline bid entry.

SECI had provided the tender for the floating solar project in very early July and also conducted an on the internet virtual pre-bid conference for the tender on July 17, 2020.

The project will be established on a Build-Own-Operate (BOO) basis as well as power produced by SPD from the above project has been provisioned to be sold to the Buying Entity, i.e. Bhakra Beas Management Board (BBMB). BBMB will certainly enter into a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with the successful Bidder chosen by SECI based on this RfS for the purchase of floating solar power for a period of 25 years.

According to the Request for Selection (RfS), the optimum levelised tariff payable to the Project Developer is taken care of at Rs 3.41/ kWh for 25 years. This will be comprehensive of all legal taxes, duties, levies, cess appropriate as on the last day of quote submission.

The range of benefit the selected programmer will certainly consist of the establishing of the floating solar PV project consisting of the transmission network approximately the affiliation/ delivery point, at its own cost, and also according to the stipulations of this RfS paper. All authorizations, permits, as well as clearances needed for setting up of the project including those required from state federal government and also local bodies upto the shipment factor shall likewise be in the scope of the SPD.

Just recently, SECI had actually introduced that it had once again prolonged the deadline for proposal submissions for its tender for setting up of 14 MW solar PV power projects with 42 MWh linked Battery Energy Storage System (BESS) in Ladakh under the Prime Minister Development Package (PMDP)-2015.

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