ReNew Power wins order of 3-MW floating PV project at Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh

Indian independent power producer (IPP) ReNew Power restricted proclaimed last week that it’s won the tender for developing a 3-MW floating solar photovoltaic (PV) project at the Meghadrigedda reservoir in Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh.

According to the corporate, the project are going to be among the biggest floating solar ones in India, estimated to come up with around 4.2 million kWh of power and compensative over 3,960 tonnes of dioxide (CO2) emissions on annual basis.

Prabhat Kumar Mishra, Head – Distributed solar and Offtake at ReNew Power, commented that utilising simply 10%-15% of India’s water resources for floating solar installations could lead on to generating up to three hundred GW of power.

ReNew Power won the project during a bidding method command by Greater Visakhapatnam Municipal Corporation (GVMC). The latter can finance the floating solar park via associate degree Asian Development Bank (ADB) grant, below their Urban climate change Resilience fund.

Bid Extension for 160 MW Solar-Wind Hybrid Tender with Storage. SECI

In the recent past, SECI has issued various notifications extending varied bid submission deadlines for its floated tenders.

USTDA to Support forty one MW Wind-Solar Hybrid Project in Andhra Pradesh

The solar power Corporation of India (SECI) has extended the bid submission point in time all over again for one hundred sixty MW of solar-wind hybrid power project with battery energy storage system {BESS} at Ramagiri, placed in Anantapur district of Andhra Pradesh.

The new bid submission point in time is November 2, 2018. The bid can open on a similar date.This is the second bid extension for this tender. Earlier, it had been revised from October one, 2018 to October ten, 2018.

Recently, SECI had amended the tender. consistent with the change, the proportion of necessary spare modules equipped from among the country has been inflated from zero.25 p.c to zero.50 p.c of the overall offer of solar modules.

In the new pointers, each solar management unit (SMU) input are given fuses on each positive and negative sides. just in case of negative grounded system, fuse at the positive aspect solely is appropriate.

It had conjointly processed that the solar and DC cables should have IS 7098-1/IS 7098-2 certification.

The project is being developed below the ‘Innovation in solar energy and Hybrid Technologies Project’ and SECI had applied for funding from the world Bank. a vicinity of the grant can go towards the Ramagiri project.

SECI has issued various notifications recently, extending varied bid submission deadlines for its floated tenders.

For instance, the bid submission point in time for fitting of ten GW of ISTS connected solar PV power comes joined with three GW (per annum) solar producing capability has been extended for the third time November twelve, 2018.

Similarly, it’s extended the bid submission point in time for 129 MW (AC) of solar PV power projects that are to be developed at varied locations of Singareni Collieries Company restricted (SCCL) placed within the state of Telangana.

It has conjointly extended the bid submission point in time for fitting one hundred fifty MW (50 MW x 3) of grid connected floating solar energy comes at Rihand Dam (also called Govind Ballabh Pant Sagar Reservoir),placed in Sonbhadra district of Uttar Pradesh to October twenty five,2018.