Niti Aayog invites bids for setting up advance chemistry cell manufacturing facilities under PPP

Niti Aayog has invited bids for setting up advance chemistry cell manufacturing facilities under public private partnerships (PPP)

Bids have been sought under the proposed National Programme on advance chemistry cell battery storage. According to draft model bid document posted on Niti Aayog’s website, the government intends to develop giga-scale advance cell manufacturing for domestic application and promotion of diverse energy sources to ensure overall energy security. Reportedly, a bidder selected through this RfP, to be eligible for this subsidy, would have to commit to set-up an advanced chemistry cell manufacturing facility of minimum 5 GWh capacity and establish an advance chemistry cell manufacturing facility with value-addition of minimum 25 per cent at the mother unit level and minimum 60 per cent overall.

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