7 MW solar power capacity tendered in Visakhapatnam by GVSCCL

Greater Visakhapatnam Smart City Corporation Limited (GVSCCL) has tendered a 5 MW grid-connected, canal-top solar project for development on the Raiwada canal in Visakhapatnam under the Smart Cities Mission. The project will be set up under the renewable energy service company model. The bid submission deadline is September 29, 2017. The upper tariff ceiling has been set at Rs 5 per kWh and the project completion time frame is 12 months from the date of issue of the letter of acceptance. In addition, GVSCCL tendered a 2 MW grid-connected floating solar PV project on the Mudasarlova reservoir in Visakhapatnam in July, for which the results are yet to be announced.