SECI launches 539,000-mtpa green ammonia tender


Solar Energy Corp. of India (SECI) has launched a tender to produce and supply green ammonia to leading fertilizer manufacturers in India. The selection of developers for the total available green ammonia capacity of 539,000 metric tonnes per annum (mtpa) will be carried out through e-bidding followed by e-reverse auction process.

Bidders setting up production facilities for supply of green ammonia will be eligible for the incentive assistance under the Strategic Interventions for Green Hydrogen Transition (SIGHT) Scheme if they meet the qualification requirement.

SECI will be the intermediary procurer for the green ammonia supplied by the green ammonia producers and sale of such green ammonia to the procurers (fertilizer manufacturers) entirely on back-to-back basis. It will sign a green ammonia purchase agreement with the green ammonia producers for a period of 10 years.

A total of eleven projects will be allocated under this tender. The maximum cumulative capacity that will be allocated to a bidder will be up to 5,39,000 mtpa.

The projects can be set up anywhere in India at the locations chosen by the green ammonia producer. The delivery point for each project shall be the factory of the procurer located at the locations specified in the tender.

“The green ammonia producer shall be required to set up green ammonia production facilities for production and supply of green ammonia to SECI, including storage and transportation up to the delivery point, with the primary objective of maximizing production of green ammonia in India, at its own cost.. Identification of the land for setting up the project will be under the scope of the producer,” as per the tender document.

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