Tender for 600-MW floating PV park kicks off in India's Madhya Pradesh

Floating solar array. Image by: Laketricity/Ciel & Terre.

November 4 (Renewables Now) - India’s Rewa Ultra Mega Solar Ltd (RUMSL) has launched a tender for the construction of a 600-MW floating solar photovoltaic (PV) park in the state of Madhya Pradesh.

RUMSL, a joint venture of the Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) and Madhya Pradesh Urja Vikas Nigam, is seeking contractors for the installation of six floating solar plants of 100 MW each. The capacity will be deployed at the Omkareshwar reservoir in Madhya Pradesh.

Interested parties are invited to submit bids by January 31, 2022. The received proposals are due to be opened on the next day.

Apart from domestic players, the tender is open to bidders from neighbouring countries that share a land border with India. All participants are required to have installed at least 2.5 MW of floating and 200 MW of ground-mounted solar plants.

RUMSL will provide the evacuating infrastructure for the projects.

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