Govt Postpones 1 GW Wind Power Auction To October 4

Govt Postpones 1 GW Wind Power Auction To October 4

The government has decided to postpone second wind power auction for 1 GW capacities which was scheduled for September 19 to October 4 in view of some issues about transmission connectivity between states, an industry source said today.

Certain bidders and developers are grappling with the issue of inter state transmission connectivity.

“The government is waiting for a Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) clarification on inter state power transmission connectivity,” the source said.

“Therefore, the wind power auction for 1 GW scheduled on September 19, has been postponed to October 4,” he said.

The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI), which is nodal agency for conducting this auction, has informed developers about this decision. Read More…

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