• SECI floats tender for 50 MW capacity to be developed at Bhadla Solar Park Phase-IV in Rajasthan
  • Capacity will be developed under domestic content requirement rules
  • The last date to submit bids for both the tenders is February 21, 2017

The Solar Energy Corporation of India Limited (SECI) has floated a tender to develop 50 MW capacity for the Bhadla Solar Park Phase-III. This capacity will be built as part of the National Solar Mission (NSM).

The 50 MW will come up in Phase-IV of the park under NSM Phase-II, Batch-IV, Tranche-XI of the park. This capacity needs to be commissioned under the so-called domestic content requirement (DCR) category.

As part of the NSM Phase-II, Batch-IV, SECI is the implementing agency for 5,000 MW to be set up on build-own-operate basis through the viability gap funding (VGF) mechanism.

The last date of bid submission for this tender is February 21, 2017. Tender details are available on SECI’s website. The search code for the tender is SECI-2017-TN000003.

SECI has also invited bids for a 100 MW capacity to come up under Bhadla Solar Park Phase-III (see SECI 100 MW Tender For Bhadla Solar Park).

In November 2016, SECI had invited bids for 750 MW solar power capacity to be developed for the Bhadla Solar Park, 500 MW as part of Phase-III and 250 MW as part of Phase-IV. For this capacity, SECI has set the reserve price of 4.00 INR ($0.0602) per kWh (see New Record-Low Benchmark PV Tariff In India).