EOI Launched For 1.2 GW RE Park In Uttar Pradesh

BSUL Seeking Developers To Establish Solar PV Capacity Within 1.2 GW Jalaun Solar Park In India’s Uttar Pradesh

EOI Launched For 1.2 GW RE Park In Uttar Pradesh

Pictured is Rampura Fort in Jalaun district whose 2 subdistricts Madhogarh and Orai are to host a 1.2 GW solar park for which BSUL has invited EOIs. (Photo Credit: Jalaun District Administration)

  • BSUL is seeking EOIs for 1.2 GW Jalaun Solar Park in Uttar Pradesh’s Jalaun District
  • It needs to be set up in the form of 600 MW each to come up in sub districts of Madhogarh and Orai
  • BSUL will provide land on lease to the winners and also be the offtaker for power generated

Bundelkhand Saur Urja Limited (BSUL) has invited expressions of interest (EOI) from interested developers to establish grid connected solar PV power project in 1.2 GW Ultra Mega Renewable Energy Power Park (UMREPP) in Uttar Pradesh’s Jalaun district.

A joint venture (JV) between NHPC Limited and Uttar Pradesh New and Renewable Energy Development Agency (UPNEDA), BSUL is tasked with implementing 1.2 GW Jalaun Solar Park.

Entire 1.2 GW capacity is to be established in in 2 locations with 600 MW each. In Madhogarh sub-district of Jalaun district, this capacity is targeted to come online by March 2024, and in Orai sub-district by August 2024.

According to BSUL, the proposed 1.2 GW solar park is divided into 100 MW blocks for both location 1 and 2 with an area of around 193 hectares considered for each of the blocks. BSUL will provide land plots/blocks on lease.

Winning developers need to operate the facility for 25 years from commercial operation date.

Power generated will be procured by the JV for a fixed tariff not exceeding INR 2.75 per kWh, in the medium term/long term. The project has been granted stage-I connectivity to Interstate Transmission System (ISTS) by the Central Transmission Utility of India Limited (CTUIL).

Launched on April 27, 2022, the last date for interested companies to register their interest is May 18, 2022. Tender details are available on the government’s e-procurement website with Tender ID: 2022_BSUL_685944_1.

Back in 2020, BSUL had been looking for a consultant to prepare a detailed project report (DPR) for the 1.2 GW solar park (see India PV News Snippets: SJVN, BSUL, OIL, Telangana).

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