1. High Interest in India's First Utility-Scale Solar-Plus-Storage Tender

    High Interest in India's First Utility-Scale Solar-Plus-Storage Tender

    India’s first grid-scale solar-plus-storage tender from Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has received very strong interest with a total of 13 developers submitting bids. The tender called for 5MW/2.5MWh battery enery storage systems to be added to two separate solar projects of 50MW each in the Kadapa Solar Park. A SECI document seen by Energy-Storage.News showed that the storage systems shall support the grid at rated power output for 30 minutes, with a minimum cycle life of 5,000 cycles and a response time of no more than one second.

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    1. After this tender they will be able to recalibrate for the future and go back to the government to ask for that much money. Then they can scale up.
    2. For us working out a tariff will be more comfortable than someone who has not tested the battery earlier. That little bit of additional comfort we have.
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