The deals will pave the way for four new solar parks that are set to be commissioned towards the end of next year.
The state is hoping for 10.7 GW of renewable energy generation capacity by 2022 and rooftop solar is set to play a big role.
The state figure is applied on top of a larger, non-solar RPO requirement plus solar and non-solar mandates which were set at a national level by the Ministry of Power last week.
Uttar Pradesh New and Renewable Energy Development Agency (UPNEDA) has invited bids for the supply, installation and commissioning of an aggregate 6 MW capacity of solar power generation projects along with LiFePo4 battery backup at various sites in Uttar Pradesh. Bidding closes on June 24.
U.P. Khadi & Village Industries Board (KVIB), Lucknow, has invited bids for 12-spindle solar charkhas (spinning wheels), with all fittings and equipment. The complete solar kits include single panels with batteries, control units, motors, luminaires and additional 12 V output ports, with minimum eight-hour backup.
The ground-mounted solar PV plants are to be set up at the oil and natural gas company’s terminals in the states of Telangana (750 KW), Uttar Pradesh (550 KW) and Punjab (230 KW). Bidding closes on June 4.
The state-owned power generator has invited bids for operations and maintenance of 10 MWp solar plant at Unchahar in district Rai Bareilly of Uttar Pradesh, and also for setting up of 3 MW plant at its Kahalgaon plant in Bhagalpur district of the state of Bihar.
In response to feedback from the domestic renewable energy sector, the Indian government has revealed plans to launch $5 billion of tenders for new transmission lines, starting in phases from this summer.
The power generated by this project will be sold through long-term power purchase agreements (PPAs) to commercial and industrial customers.
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