NTPC Limited has further extended the bid-submission deadline for 1.2 GW of the inter-state transmission system (ISTS)-connected solar projects in western India. The new bid-submission deadline is August 19, 2019.
It is the third time that this tender has been extended by NTPC which had tendered the projects in November 2018 with an initial bid submission deadline set for December 19, 2018. Later, the deadline was extended to January 3, 2019.
In June 2019, NTPC Limited again extended the bid submission deadline to July 1, 2019. Towards the end of June 2019, it introduced an upper tariff ceiling for this tender through an amendment. An upper tariff ceiling of Rs 2.78/kWh was set for this tender.