The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has announced two tenders for 2 GW of solar and 2 GW of wind projects. The interstate-connected (ISTS) solar and wind power projects have been floated under tranche-IX of the ISTS programme. The scope of work for the 2 GW solar tender includes the acquisition of land, connectivity, and long-term open access approvals by the solar power developer. The second tender issued by SECI was for 2 GW of ISTS-connected wind projects for setting up the projects on a build, own, operate basis. The wind power will be sold to SECI. The wind tender is a retender of the earlier announced 1.2 GW wind tender with a capacity increase. The last dates for bid submissions are May 5, 2020 and May 6, 2020, for solar and wind tenders respectively.