SECI Extends Bid Deadlines for Two Solar Tenders

SECI extends bid submission deadlines for two solar tenders

SECI Solar Deadlines

The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has announced the extension in bid submission deadlines for two solar tenders, yet again. The 275 MW Uttar Pradesh Solar Park and the 97.5 MW rooftop scheme for government buildings.

The first tender, for which the deadline has been extended is the Request for Selection (RfS) of SPDs for setting up of 275 MW  of grid-connected solar PV projects in UP Solar Park, Uttar Pradesh.

The last date for bid submission had been recently extended till September 25, 2019. And now, the nodal agency has extended the deadline until October 4, 2019. The techno-commercial bid opening will now be carried out on October 7, 2019.

The second tender for which the nodal agency has amended the deadline is the 97.5 MW grid-connected rooftop solar PV system scheme for government buildings in different states/union territories of India under the CAPEX/ RESCO model.

The last date of bid submission (both online and offline) has been extended till October 7, 2019. The techno-commercial bid opening has been scheduled for October 9, 2019.

Recently, SECI had extended the bid submission deadline for its tender for selection of solar power developers (SPDs) for setting up of 1500 MW grid-connected (including mini and microgrid) solar PV power projects in India (Tranche-II) under the second phase of the CPSU (Government Producers Scheme) Scheme for the third time.

In August, SECI had also extended the deadline for its 1200 MW ISTS-VI tender which was issued in June. The last date for bid submission on the tender had been extended up to September 16, 2019.

Earlier, SECI had also extended its 6 GW manufacturing linked solar tender for a second time. The agency has extended the bid submission deadline until October 11, 2019. The techno-commercial bids will be opened on the same date.

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Ayush Verma

Ayush is a staff writer at 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