2019-02-26
SECI Elected as Renewable Energy Implementing Agency of India

The Solar Energy Corporation of India has announced that with the sanction of the Minister for Power and New and Renewable Energy, R K Singh, has been elected as the Renewable Energy Implementing Agency of India.

“With reference to the Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (Grant of Connectivity, Long-term Access and Medium-term Open Access in inter-State Transmission and related matters) (Seventh Amendment) Regulations, 2019, the Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) is hereby designated as Renewable Energy Implementing Agency so as to facilitate the application of connectivity and L TA in ISTS network,” the official directive specified.

Lately, The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has released a Notice Inviting Tenders (NIT) for setting up of 20 MW floating solar PV power plants with associated 60 MWh Battery Energy Storage System (BESS) at Lakshadweep.

SECI has also released tender inviting bids for setting up of 1200 MW ISTS Connected Wind Power Projects (Tranche-VII) on a pan India basis. After it’s Tranche-VI Wind Energy Tender, for 1.2 GW, saw a total of nine developers make bids totaling 2325 MW for the 1200 MW tender.

SECI is also undertaking a fresh programme ROPE (Recycle of Old Paper for Education) – an environment friendly initiative to collect & donate used paper, so that it can be recycled into books and donated to underprivileged children across the nation.

Source- Energetica India