Assam Power Distribution Co. Ltd has issued two separate tenders to develop 100 MW of floating solar and 50 MW ground-mount PV projects in the state. The projects are to be developed on a build-own-operate basis.
The state-owned hydropower producer won the 83 MW floating solar project at a tariff of INR 3.70 ($0.046)/kWh, in a competitive auction conducted by REWA Ultra Mega Solar Ltd.
The second-part 300 MW capacity of the Omkareshwar floating solar project has attracted 1 GW of bids from seven developers. NHDC, SJVN and Tata Power Solar bid for 200 MW each. Eden Renewables, Hinduja, Mahindra Susten, and NTPC quoted for 100 MW each.
The Indian multinational EPC provider has secured significant transmission lines and substations projects in Saudi Arabia.
The state-owned hydropower producer won the 105 MW floating solar project at a tariff of INR 3.93 ($0.047)/kWh, in a competitive auction conducted by Maharashtra State Power Generation Co.
SJVN’s green energy arm and Assam Power Distribution Co. Ltd have agreed to develop 1 GW of floating solar project in Assam through a joint venture.
Tata Power Solar has secured an engineering, procurement and construction contract for a 125 MWp floating solar project at the Omkareshwar reservoir in Madhya Pradesh. The project was awarded by state-owned hydropower producer NHDC.
Renewables developer Amp Energy India will develop a floating solar project on a build-own-operate-transfer (BOOT) basis and supply the electricity over a period of 25 years under a fixed tariff.