Shapoorji Pallonji has won the bids to set up a floating solar project of capacity 50 MW on Rihand Dam. The scope of work includes the design, engineering, procurement, supply, installation, testing, and commissioning of the floating solar power project. This is part of the plan to develop 150 MW of floating solar capacity on the dam. The remaining 100 MW capacity is expected to be auctioned soon, in blocks of 50 MW capacity.
Request for Selection bids for the project were invited by Solar Energy Corporation of India Limited on March 16, 2018.