OREDA issues tenders for solar energy projects under PM KUSUM

The Odisha Renewable Energy Development Agency (OREDA) has issued tenders to invite bids to select solar power generators to set up 500 MW of solar projects under the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Urja Suraksha evamUtthanMahabhiyan (PM KUSUM) programme.

The solar power generators will be selected under component A of PM KUSUM to work on a build, own, and operate (BOO) basis. A ceiling tariff of Rs 3.08 per kWh has been set under the tender. The project will allow GRIDCO Limited to meet its solar renewable purchase obligation (RPO). The last date to submit the bids online is June 22, 2021, and bids will be opened on June 24, 2021.