India’s state-owned mining major Coal India to start a tender for 800 MW PV capacity

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India’s state-owned mining major Coal India to start a tender for 800 MW PV capacity

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.

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