SECI tenders 160 MW hybrid energy storage project in Andhra Pradesh

Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) Ltd has released a tender for the large-scale Solar-Wind Hybrid Power Plant(s) project, with energy storage solution, with a cumulative capacity of about 160 MW.

The project site is tentatively identified in Ramagiri district of the State of Andhra Pradesh.

Common facilities/shared infrastructure for the project will be provided by New and Renewable Energy Development Corporation of Andhra Pradesh (NREDCAP), while transmission evacuation facilities will be provided by Andhra Pradesh Transmission Company Limited (AP Transco).

SECI will own the project and power generated from the project will be sold by SECI to the potential off-takers including Andhra Pradesh distribution companies by way of execution of a long-term power purchase agreement (PPA).

In other SECI release, concerning a 275 MW solar PV projects in Uttar Pradesh Solar Park, the pre-bid meeting for the same has been rescheduled to January 25, 2018.