WBPDCL, a state power generation company, has planned to install a 10 MW floating solar power plant in a water pond at the Sagardighi thermal power plant and Santhaldih thermal power plant.
Currently, WBPDCL has announced a tender for 5 MW floating solar plant at the Sagardighi. The Santhaldih tender will be announced later in the second phase.
The tender has invited bidders for design, engineering, manufacture, procurement, supply, erection, testing, and commissioning of the solar power plant including the warranty obligation of 5 years, and operation & maintenance. Basically, the project will be set up in developer mode.
The floating power plant will be grid-connected and installed on pond number three of Sagardighi thermal power plant, located in Murshidabad district in West Bengal state.
Bid submissions are due on March 06, 2018.
The above efforts for solar installations are in line with India’s ambitious target to achieve 175 GW of renewable energy by 2022.
Other states in India are also planning floating solar plants, recently Maharashtra considered installing floating solar plant on of its dams.
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