Rajasthan opens bids again for 200 MW solar PV & thermal power projects

Climate Connect News, 28 November 2012, New Delhi: The Rajasthan government has called for bids for setting up 100 MW each of solar thermal and solar PV projects under the Rajasthan Solar Policy 2011. Under the policy, the government plans to set up 200 MW solar power capacity by 2013 and additional 400 MW capacity between 2013 and 2017.

The government has called for bids for setting up solar PV projects of capacity 5 MW or 10 MW (AC). A company can bid for one PV project only. However, subsidiaries of parent companies can bid for multiple projects. The government will offer a benchmark tariff of Rs 8.42 per kWh (at Accelerated Depreciation). The project bidders are free to use either domestic or imported equipment for the proje....

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