The Solar Energy Corporation of India (Seci) has opened bids to develop 10 MW of grid-connected, ground-mounted solar capacity in the state of Rajasthan. The plants – to be set up on a build, own, operate basis – will be installed in the town of Bagru Kala, in the Jaipur district.
The Jaipur Development Authority (JDA) will sign a 25-year power purchase agreement (PPA) with the successful bidder. The maximum tariff payable to the project developer for the electricity generated has been fixed at INR3.20/kWh ($0.04).
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The headline on this article was amended on 15/06/20 to reflect the Rajasthan tender is for 10 MW of generation capacity, not 10 GW as previously stated.