Jindal Steel floats a tender for 224 MW of open access renewable power

Jindal Steel, Jaipur has floated a tender to procure a maximum of 224 MW of renewable power (solar and non-solar) for interstate or intrastate trading. This power will be used to meet the company’s additional power requirements due to its plant capacity expansion from December 1, 2022, to November 30, 2025. The tender is open for generators, state electricity boards, independent power producers, and traders with a valid interstate or intrastate trading licence issued by the Central Electrical Regulatory Commission or state electricity regulatory commissions. The bid submission deadline is November 30, 2021.

As per the tender guidelines, to be eligible, the winning bidder must submit an application to the regional load despatch center (RLDC) or state load despatch center (SLDC) for the open access transmission route to be booked. The company will be in charge of filing the open access application on time with the nodal RLDC or SLDC, as well as coordinating with them to obtain consent. The bidder must bid for a minimum of 80 MW. Further the winning bidder must ensure that real scheduling does not deviate by more than 15 per cent of the contractual power on a monthly basis.

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