SECI extended the bid due date from October 26, 2018 to November 14, 2018for the development of 1,200 MW ISTS-connected wind-solar hybrid projects under tranche I. The MNRE announced the new policy for wind-solar hybrid projects on May 14, 2018. The Ministry had then appointed SECI as the nodal agency for the implementation of the projects. The projects are expected to be implemented on BOO basis. According to the tender guidelines, SECI will sign the PPA with the hybrid project developers for a period of 25 years.