Solar Energy Corporation of India Limited (SECI) invited Request for Selection bids for implementation of the 1,200 MW inter-state transmission system (ISTS)-connected solar power project (ISTS-VI) in the state. The last date for submission of bids is August 9, 2019.
The projects may consist of any number of blocks, each in multiples of 10 MW with a minimum capacity of each block being 20 MW. Besides, SECI will enter into a power purchase agreement with the successful bidder for 25 years.
The project involves development of 1,200 MW solar PV plants in Madhya Pradesh on build, own operate basis which will be connected to the designated ISTS network in the state under tariff-based competitive bidding. The project is expected to be completed in 24 months.