In the month of March, there were 1,000 MW of solar
retendered, 4.5 MW newly tendered projects and 47.5 MW of solar that went to
auction. Compared to February
when only 71 MW of solar was tendered but 750 MW of solar was auctioned.
The Northeast Frontier Railway tendered a 1
MW solar rooftop project in Bongaigaon, Assam, to be constructed atop the
Carriage & Wagon Workshop.
Sambhar Salts, a subsidiary of Hindustan Salts, a government-owned
salt company, has tendered a 1
MW solar project to be developed on turnkey basis at their facility in
Rajasthan. The Military Engineer Services tendered a 1
MW solar project to be constructed in Ambala.
The National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) retendered
1,000 MW of solar in March in two separate announcements, the 750
MW at the Pavagada Solar Park in Karnataka, under the Open Category, and 250
MW at the Pavagada Solar Park under the Domestic Content Requirement (DCR)
The NTPC also tendered 1.5
MW of grid-connected rooftop solar to be developed at the NTPC Kudgi
Power, a solar project developer, won bids to develop 46
of solar rooftop for the Indian Railways across 11 states. Vivaan Solar
won bids to develop a 1.5
solar rooftop system at the Jhansi Railway Station.