Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has floated a tender for setting up Interstate Transmission System (ISTS)-connected wind power projects of 1.3 GW collective generation capacity in India (Tranche-XV). SECI will be procuring power from these projects, which will be developed on Build-Own-Operate (BOO) basis.
Scope of work includes installation of the wind power projects and supply of the generated power to ISTS-connected substations. Out of the total 1300 MW capacity, 300 MW will be supplied to Karur substation in Tamil Nadu, while in Telangana 500 MW wind power will be supplied to Rangareddy, Nizamabad-II, and Medhak substations. The remaining 500 MW capacity will be supplied to Mandsaur, Neemuch, and Pachora substations in Madhya Pradesh.
SECI will sign the Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with successful bidders for a period of 25 years. Last date to submit bids is 20th September 2023.