Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Limited (GUVNL) re-invited Request for Selection bids for 750 MW capacity under the 1,000 MW Dholera solar PV project in the state. The last date for submission of bids is July 24, 2019. The bids for 1,000 MW capacity were earlier invited in January 2019, of which, 250 MW capacity has been awarded to Tata Power Renewable Energy Limited and Gujarat Industries Power Company Limited.
Gujarat Power Corporation Limited has been designated by the state government as the solar power park developer. GUVNL will sign a power purchase agreement with the successful bidder for a period of 25 years from the scheduled commercial operation date. The successful bidders will also sign Implementation and Support Agreement and Lease Agreement with the developers.
The project involves development of 1,000 MW of solar power plants on 2,000 hectares of land in Dholera located in the Ahmedabad district of Gujarat on build, own and operate basis.