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LiDARs tender launched under offshore wind initiative for India

Wind turbine at sea. Author: Andy S-D. License: Creative Commons, Attribution 2.0 Generic

March 18 (SeeNews) - The consortium under the Facilitating Offshore Wind in India (FOWIND) project has called a tender for the supply of Light Detection And Ranging Instruments (LiDARs) for sites off the coast of Gujarat and Tamil Nadu.

The LiDARs will help assess the offshore wind power potential, which is in line with the FOWING project’s goal to facilitate offshore wind development in India.

The tender involves the supply, installation, commissioning and two and a half years of maintenance of the devices. Bids can be submitted by May 15. The opening of the technical proposals is planned for May 18, while the price quotations will be opened on May 25.

The FOWIND consortium is led by the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC). The other members are the Centre for Study of Science, Technology and Policy (CSTEP), DNV GL, Gujarat Power Corporation Ltd and the World Institute of Sustainable Energy (WISE).

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