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The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has postponed site visits of 14 Mw/ 42 Mw Solar+storage Project At Leh And Ladakh for an indefinite period due to the outbreak of Pandemic Coronavirus (COVID 19).
On 6th February, SECI has issued an RfS for setting up of 14 MW solar power plants with 42 MWh Battery Energy Storage Systems in Leh and Kargil. Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) will be for a period of 25 years. The maximum Levelized tariff payable to the Project Developer is fixed at INR 2/ kWh for 25 years. Under the Prime Minister Development Package (PMDP), The projects will be developed at Leh and Kargil as 7 MW/ 21 MWh projects each. This project has been planned on the “Build Own Operate” basis and in line with the terms and conditions of this RfS the projects which are selected shall be given “Viability Gap Funding” (VGF).
A pre-bid meeting for the same was held on 17.02.2020 in this regard to address the concerns raised by the prospective bidders. It resulted in launching the Pre-Bid query format which is to be used by respective bidders for sending their queries.
On 9th March, SECI extended the last date of bid submission and the techno-commercial bids from March 16, 2020, to April 16, 2020
On 25th March SECI extended the deadline for First Indian Floating Solar + Storage Project for the fourth time.On 12th March, SECI extended its deadline for the third time. On 28th February SECI extended the date of this tender for the second time and on 18th February SECI extended the bid submission deadline for the first time.