Chhattisgarh Receive three times subscription for the 100 MW solar bid
Chhattisgarh invited bids through RFP for 100 MW solar PV capacity. This was to meet the state’s commitment for the solar RPO. The state floated RFP for long term procurement of Grid Connected Solar PV Power through Chhattisgarh State Power Distribution Company Limited. The pajor participants included the Welspun (100MW) Tata Power (45MW, Azure Power (30 MW, and the Acme Power (30 MW) . The other participants included the Hira Steel, KRBL, Interocean shipping etc. while there was interest from the small players to take the advantage of accelerated depreciation from the steel, infrastructure companies, there were also companies participated as IPPs. It is expected that the prices in Chhattisgarh will be higher as compared to the bid price range observed in Madhya Pradesh in the range of 6.4-7 Rs/kWh.