Railway Energy Management Company Limited (REMCL) has invited Request for Selection bids for the development of 140 MW of Inter-State Transmission System (ISTS)-connected wind-solar hybrid power projects on June 18, 2019. The last date for submission of bids is July 23, 2019.
The project involves setting up of three ISTS-connected wind-solar hybrid power projects for supply of power of 55 MW capacity (14 MW solar + 41 MW wind) in Gujarat for Western Railways, 15 MW capacity (3 MW solar + 12 MW wind) in Karnataka for South Western Railways and 70 MW capacity (18 MW solar + 52 MW wind) in Madhya Pradesh for West Central Railways, on built, own and operate basis.
|1.||55 MW capacity (14 MW solar + 41 MW wind)||Gujarat||Western Railways|
|2.||15 MW capacity (3 MW solar + 12 MW wind)||Karnataka||South Western Railways|
|3.||70 MW capacity (18 MW solar + 52 MW wind)||Madhya Pradesh||West Central Railways|
The Zonal Railways will sign the power purchase agreements (PPAs) with the project developers for purchase of power for a period of 25 years. The project is expected to complete in 18 months.