SECI to Organize Stakeholders Consultation Meet for 100MW Solar + BESS Project in Chhattisgarh

SECI to Organize Stakeholders Consultation Meet for 100MW Solar + BESS Project in Chhattisgarh

Nodal agency the Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) will be organizing an online stakeholder’s consultation meeting in the state of Chhattisgarh for solar plus battery energy storage system (BESS).

Solar Energy Corporation of India Limited (SECI)

The meeting will be with respect to SECI’s upcoming project for the designing, engineering, supplying, construction, erection, testing and commissioning of 100 MW (AC) solar photovoltaic (PV) power project (200 MWp DC capacity) along with 50MW/150 MWh battery energy storage system (BESS) at Rajnandgaon in Chhattisgarh.

The reason behind the e-meeting, as quoted by SECI is that, due to current pandemic and ongoing lockdown situation on account of Covid-19, the meeting will be conducted online.

Moreover, the agenda for discussion during the meeting will be to provide a briefing to various stakeholders about the large scale hybrid project along with the widespread outreach of the project.

Further, the nodal agency has requested prospective bidders to make themselves available online for the said meeting as per the schedule.

During the meeting, a maximum of two persons from the respective bidder company is allowed to attend the meeting.

Besides, all the prospective bidders have to send in their confirmation mail at [email protected] to attend this meeting latest by May 14, 2020.

Meanwhile, the date and time for the meeting is scheduled at May 15, 2020, at 15:00, India Standard Time (UTC+5:30), by clicking on this link:

Meeting ID: m821-416-45

Dial: +91 116 648 2143 (Domestic rate) to join the conference call.

Your Meeting ID: 82141645

In a significant development, state-owned SECI has, recently, discovered a tariff of Rs 2.90/kWh in its tender for ‘Round-The-Clock’ (RTC) supply of 400 MW renewable energy (RE) power to NDMC, New Delhi, and Dadra & Nagar Haveli. In this, ReNew Power has emerged as the winner under this tariff-based competitive bidding (RTC-I) and won complete 400 MW of capacity at a quoted tariff rate of Rs 2.90/kWh.

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