Solar PV and wind power projects already commissioned are eligible to enter the tender launched by India's National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) to procure 100 MW of renewable energy. Pictured is a wind farm on Mandvi Beach in Kuchchh district of Gujarat. (Photo Credit: District Administration, Kuchchh)
- India’s NTPC has launched a tender seeking to procure solar and wind power capacity
- It wants to purchase 100 MW of cumulative capacity from already commissioned projects through a reverse auction
- Bids can be submitted till September 11, 2019 while financial bids will be opened and reverse auction conducted on September 13, 2019
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The National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) of India has issued a call to procure 100 MW of cumulative renewable energy from existing solar PV and wind power plants. The tender process will be completed after a reverse auction.
To be eligible for this tender, projects owned by the bidders should have been commissioned by the last date of bid submission.
Tender documents may be downloaded online till September 4, 2019 with last date of submission being September 11, 2019. Technical bids will be opened on September 12, 2019 and financial bids a day later on September 13, 2019. The reverse auction will start the same day. Details of the tender timeline are available on NTPC tender website.
The national utility of India recently shared it is contemplating setting up a 5 GW ultra mega solar park in Gujarat’s Kutch/Kuchchh district anticipating INR 200 billion ($2.79 billion) investment, and another park in Rajasthan (see NTPC Planning 5 GW Ultra Mega Solar Park In Gujarat).