The Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Limited (GUVNL) has floated two solar tenders for a total capacity of 950 MW. Both the tenders are for projects to be developed in the state’s solar parks. Following are the details:
750 MW Dholera Solar Park Project
The GUVNL wants to procure 750 MW (Phase VII) of solar power from projects which should be located in the 1,000 MW capacity Dholera Solar Park, located 100 kilometers south of Ahmedabad. The project is to be developed on a build, own, and operate basis (BOO). GUVNL will enter into power purchase agreements (PPA) with the selected developers for 25 years. The ceiling tariff for bids has been set at ₹2.75 (~$0.040)/kWh.
This 750 MW of solar projects will be developed over 15 plots with 50 MW capacity on each. Further, the projects are expected to be designed to be connected to the state transmission utility through a 33/220 kV internal pooling sub-station constructed by the developer. Read More