From pv magazine India
India’s NTPC, on behalf of the ISA, has began accepting bids from ISA member nations to execute solar-based chilly storage initiatives within the African nations of Senegal, Djibouti, Sudan, and Seychelles.
The possible contractor will provide, set up and fee 5 metric tons (MT) of photo voltaic chilly storage capability in Senegal, in addition to 5 MT in Sudan and 5 MT in Seychelles. The ISA and NTPC are additionally planning two 2 MT techniques in Djibouti.
The ISA has engaged NTPC as an implementation companion and venture administration advisor, because it plans to deploy photo voltaic demonstration initiatives in member nations. ISA will finance the initiatives.
To be eligible, the bidders ought to have a observe report of supplying, putting in and commissioning 25 MT of cumulative photo voltaic chilly storage. At the very least 10 MT of that capability needs to be in profitable operation. In keeping with the tender doc, the chilly storage gear should have a minimal storage capability of two MT.
The entire photo voltaic PV array capability needs to be sufficient to run refrigeration techniques, totally cost thermal power storage techniques, and totally cost the batteries. It shouldn’t be lower than 3.0 kWp in measurement.