India's SECI seeks proposals for 160-MW solar-wind project with storage
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The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) on Tuesday launched a request for bids (RfB) for a 160-MW solar-wind hybrid project with an energy storage component in India’s Andhra Pradesh province.
Bidding will be conducted through international competitive procurement and concerns the design, engineering, supply, construction, installation, testing and commissioning of the specific capacity. The provision of operations and maintenance (O&M) services for 10 years is also included.
The deadline for submitting online proposals is October 1, with offers to be opened on the same day.
The solar-wind power plant and the related battery storage facility will be located at Ramagiri, Anantapur district. On announcing the tender, SECI noted it has applied for financing from the World Bank to back a project related to innovation in solar power and hybrid technologies and plans to use part of those funds for contract payments under the 160-MW project.
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