New solar tender announced for Indian state-owned coal company

The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has launched a tender seeking Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) contractors for three solar PV projects.

The projects are for state-owned coal mining company Singareni Colleries Limited (SCCL) and represent a total combined capacity of 81MW.

The three projects include a 34MW ground-based solar plant, a 32MW solar PV plant, and a 15MW floating solar plant, each to be set up at different sites in Telengana.

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The scope of work includes design, supply, engineering, construction, and commissioning, as well as a 10-year operation and maintenance (O&M) contract.

According to the tender announcement, detailed documents will be uploaded shortly, but no definite timeline has been indicated.

The energy transition and renewable energy are hot topics disrupting the utility industry in India and will be a key focus at the POWERGEN INDIA and Indian Utility Week summit which takes place in New Delhi.
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