SECI has announced two tenders for 2 GW of solar and 2 GW of wind projects. The ISTS connected 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 solar power developers. The second tender is for setting up 2 GW of ISTS-connected wind projects on a build-own-operate basis. The wind power generated 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 submission are May 5, 2020 and May 6, 2020 for solar and wind tenders respectively.