Solar Energy Corporation of India Limited (SECI) has floated a tender for setting up grid-connected 30 MW of floating solar power projects on the reservoirs of Damodar Valley Corporation’s thermal power plants.
A 14 MW unit is planned in Mejia and 10 MW at Raghunathpur in West Bengal, and a 6 MW solar plant will come up in Koderma, Jharkhand. The tender handled by SECI will be a single stage two-envelope bidding process followed by e-reverse auction. The total capacity of 30 MW will be awarded to a single bidder selected after e-reverse auction. The last date of submitting bids is August 1, 2022. A pre-bid meeting will happen on July 1, 2022.