MNRE Drafts Schedule for Issue of Solar Tenders to Ensure Sustained Activity in the Sector


MNRE Drafts Schedule for Issue of Solar Tenders to Ensure Sustained Activity in the Sector

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has written to the central and state governments as well as public sector implementing agencies, asking them to follow a set timetable for tendering of solar photovoltaic (PV) capacities. MNRE wrote to the states upon the direction of Minister for Power, Raj Kumar Singh.

Per the letter, “It has been seen that sometimes bids of two organizations clash with each other, thus distorting the market.” It is being thought that by following a timetable for bidding, these organizations can evenly distribute their tender and auction activity throughout the year.

Per the timetable, the Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) will have the months of December, March, June, and September for its tender and auction activity. Read More

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