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    Solar Energy Corporation of India invites expression of interest for 20 GW solar PV unit

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    Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has floated an expression of interest (EoI) document, evincing interest to “invite bids for allocation of project capacities, from prospective solar manufacturers who are willing to set up vertically integrated solar PV module manufacturing facility in India, including ingots, wafers, cells, and modules.”

    MNRE recently announced its roadmap for achieving 175 GW of installed renewable energy capacity by 2022, which would require setting up of solar power plants of 77 GW capacity by 2020, entailing an investment of Rs 3,50,000 crore.

    The 20 GW solar manufacturing tender was also a part of this roadmap. The government wants big chunk of raw materials and equipment to be used in the 77 GW capacity be made in India.

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    Info: economictimes

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