The National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) has invited bids to develop 3.2 MWh of battery energy storage system (BESS) at Chidiyatapu in Andaman & Nicobar. The bid submission deadline is July 7, 2017.
The NTPC is developing 8 MW of solar at Chidiyatapu and the 3.2 MW BESS will complement the functioning of the solar project.
The scope of work includes, design, engineering, supply, packaging and forwarding, transportation, unloading, storage, installation, testing, commissioning, grid integration with 8 MW solar PV project and 33 kV grid, of 3.2 MW, 3.2 MWh (at 33 kV output) BESS. The successful bidder will also have to provide operation and maintenance (O&M) services for a 25-year period.
The bidder is also responsible for identifying and providing any and all the other additional equipment, component and services necessary for the system’s integration with the existing systems, as a fully functional grid interactive BESS System.
Mercom recently reported, NTPC invited bids to develop 6 MW, 24 MWh Battery Energy Storage System (BESS) at Manglutan in South Andaman. According to Mercom’s India Solar Project Tracker, to date, 347.5 MW of solar projects with BESS have been tendered in India.
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