India state-owned mining company Coal India is expected to tender 1 GW of solar PV projects. The firm will tender for 800 MW of solar projects, additional to an earlier tender for 200 MW.
This will happen in a landscape of decreasing costs for the implementation of solar projects in India.
We have recently announced Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) had plans to launch a hybrid tender process for a a 750-MW photovoltaic (PV) plant equipped with 100 MW of energy storage capacity.
Additionally we reported that Indian state-owned utility National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) has launched a tender process for 750 MW of solar capacity in the Indian state of Karnataka. The tender process includes six photovoltaic (PV) solar projects with a total capacity of 125 MW each.
Prior to this India’s Bombay Suburban Electric Supply (BSES) Yamuna Power Ltd along with BSES Rajdhani Power had launched a 700 MW renewable tender process.