SECI Issues 2 NIT’s For 1200 MW Solar PV Projects (ISTS- IV and V)

The detailed RfS for both the tenders will be available for downloading latest by March 08, 2019.

1200 MW Solar PV Projects

The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has issued two Notice Inviting Tender (NITs) inviting online bids for setting up of 1200 MW ISTS Connected Solar Power Projects (ISTS-IV) on a pan India basis, and for setting up of an additional 1200 MW of ISTS Connected Solar Power Projects with 3600 MWHr Storage (ISTS-V) on a pan India basis.

The detailed Request for Selection Document (RfS) for both the tenders shall be available for downloading latest by March 08, 2019 onwards on www.tcil-india-electronictender.com.

SECI previously issued an NIT for development of 1200 MW of ISTS Connected Solar PV power project Tranche-III on December 31, 2018. The RfS document sale began on January 14, 2019.

The notice for the Tranche IV AND V of the ISTS Solar PV power projects comes right at the heels of the 1200 MW ISTS Connected Wind Power Projects (Tranche-VII) notice that was issued last week.

The nodal agency for renewable energy in the country has also issued an NIT inviting online bids for setting up of 1000 MW Grid-Connected Solar Power Projects in the North-Eastern States including Sikkim, under JNNSM Phase-II, Batch-IV.

Recently, SECI, with the approval of the Minister for Power and New and Renewable Energy, R K Singh, was designated as the Renewable Energy Implementing Agency of India.

“With reference to the Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (Grant of Connectivity, Long-term Access and Medium-term Open Access in inter-State Transmission and related matters) (Seventh Amendment) Regulations, 2019, the Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) is hereby designated as Renewable Energy Implementing Agency so as to facilitate the application of connectivity and L TA in ISTS network,” the official order from the ministry stated.

Before that, SECI issued an NIT for setting up of 20 MW floating solar PV power plants with associated 60 MWh Battery Energy Storage System (BESS) at Lakshadweep.

Ayush Verma

Ayush Verma

Ayush is a staff writer at saurenergy.com and writes on renewable energy with a special focus on solar and wind. Prior to this, as an engineering graduate trying to find his niche in the energy journalism segment, he worked as a correspondent for iamrenew.com.

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