- Published: 18 November 2022 18 November 2022
The Indian Ministry of New and Renewable Energy has issued a draft tender to select offshore wind developers for leasing sea-bed areas off the coast of Tamil Nadu, India, to develop 4GW of offshore wind power projects.
The tender will cover grid connectivity, long-term open access, and grid access through the general network access (GNA) framework. The energy generated from offshore wind power projects will be for sale through open access, captive, bilateral, third-party, or merchant sale modes. To participate in the tender, bidders must have installed at least 100 MW of onshore renewable capacity in India or at least 200 MW of offshore wind energy capacity globally. Furthermore, bidders must have prior experience operating an offshore wind farm.