SECI to soon organize pre-bid meeting 4MW floating solar plant in Andaman


The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) is gearing up to hold a pre-bid meeting for the 4-MW floating solar power plant in Andaman & Nicobar Islands.

The pre-bid meeting will be organized for the selection of developers for the floating power plant with 2 MW/1 MWh battery energy storage system at Kalpong Dam in Diglipur, North Andaman.

SECI in its recent notification said “A pre-bid/clarification meeting shall be organised at project site Union Territory, Kalpong Dam in Diglipur, Andaman and Nicobar, India on 30-01-2020 (Thursday) at 1100 hrs onwards.”

As per the notice maximum of two persons from the respective bidder company are allowed to attend the meeting.

SECI recently invited bids for 4 MW grid-connected floating solar power plant.

As per the tender, the Electricity Department of Andaman & Nicobar administration would enter into a PPA with the successful bidder for a period of 25 years, with the tariff ceiling fixed at Rs 8/Kwh for the entire term.

It had also added that the projects would be developed on a build-own-operate basis.

Last date for the submission of bids is February 13, 2020.