Andhra High Court Stays Awarding of 6.4 GW of Solar Projects Tendered Recently

Mercom India | Jan 8, 2021 at 12:57 PM
  • The High Court of Andhra Pradesh has directed the Andhra Pradesh Green Energy Corporation (APGECL) to not enter into any agreements for its tender for 6.4 GW of solar power projects until further notice.
  • The stay order follows an appeal filed by Tata Power Renewable Energy on January 6 for stopping further process on APGECL’s request for selection (RfS) and draft power purchase agreements (PPAs).
  • APGECL had floated the tender in early December to set up 6.4 GW of solar projects at ten locations in the state to supply power to agricultural consumers in the state.