Solar Energy Corporation of India Limited (SECI) has invited Request for Selection bids for the selection of solar power developers for development of Phase-I of the grid-connected solar power projects of cumulative capacity 500 MW in Tamil Nadu on April 5, 2019. The last date for submission of bids is May 20, 2019.
SECI will sign a power purchase agreement with the successful bidders selected for a period of 25 years. The developer must bid for a minimum capacity of 10 MW and a maximum capacity of 500 MW. The capacity of the plant applied should be in multiples of 10 MW only.
The project involves development of solar power plant of 500 MW capacity across Tamil Nadu on build, own and operate basis. The power procured by SECI from the project will be sold to Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Corporation Limited.