SECI invites bids for 1.2 GW ISTS-connected hybrid power projects

The Solar Energy Corporation of India Limited (SECI) has floated a tender inviting bids for setting up 1.2 GW of interstate transmission system (ISIS)-connected wind-solar hybrid power projects across India.

The hybrid projects must be designed for interconnection with the transmission network of the central transmission utility (CTU) at a voltage level of 220 kV or above. For each project, the minimum capacity limit is 50 MW and the total capacity allocated to a bidder would be limited to 1.2 GW. The scheduled commissioning date for commissioning the project’s total capacity should be the date as on 18 months from the effective date of the PPA. The last date to submit the bids is December 6, 2021.