SECI issues tender to electrify 1,000 Indian villages with solar – Feedback

A new tender has been issued by the Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) calling for the electrification of more than 1,000 Indian villages using off-grid solar power packs.

The global tender has been issued on behalf of Arunachal Pradesh Energy Development Agency (APEDA) and will be developed under a government-run program called Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Gram Jyoti Yojana (DDUGJY), which is tasked with providing continuous power supply to rural India. According to Mercom Capital, SECI will seek to attract developers to install 300 Wp solar power packs at 1,058 villages in the state, totaling 16,000 solar packs in all. The developer that offers the lowest rates will be successful, and offers must incorporate site surveys, planning, design, engineering, assembly manufacturing, testing, supply, delivery, storage and installation.

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