Recent tenders by SECI on grid-scale energy storage
India has set ambitious targets for renewable energy generation and is pushing towards meeting these goals. To achieve this, India is now looking at grid-scale energy storage systems. Recently, the Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has invited tenders for a 20 MW (AC) solar PV power plant with 20 MW / 50 MWh battery energy storage system (BESS) at Phyang, Leh, UT of Ladakh, India. The project aims to reduce the dependency on conventional power generation sources and help Ladakh move towards a sustainable energy future.
|Tender Title||Location||Capacity||Tender Submission Deadline|
|20 MW Solar PV Power Plant with 20 MW / 50 MWh BESS||Phyang, Leh, UT of Ladakh, India||20 MW (AC)||7th April 2021|
|2 MW Solar PV Power Plant with 1 MWh BESS||Kaza, Himachal Pradesh, India||2 MW (AC)||30th March 2021|
|100 MW Solar PV Project with 50 MW / 150 MWh BESS||Rajnandgaon, Chhattisgarh, India||100 MW (AC)||TBA|
|160 MW Solar-Wind Hybrid Power Plant with BESS||Ramagiri, Andhra Pradesh, India||160 MW (AC)||TBA|
|2×1.5 MW Solar PV Power Plant with BESS||Leh, India||3 MW (AC)||TBA|
SECI’s recent tenders for grid-scale energy storage projects indicate India’s commitment towards renewable energy generation and its ambitious targets for reducing carbon emissions. The tender for a 20 MW (AC) solar PV power plant with 20 MW / 50 MWh BESS at Phyang, Leh, UT of Ladakh, India is a step towards a sustainable energy future. These projects are expected to create job opportunities, reduce the dependency on fossil fuels, and provide reliable power supply to remote areas.
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