The Power Grid Corporation of India (PGCIL) has inked a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Rewa Ultra Mega Solar (RUMSL). The MoU has been inked for providing project management consultancy services (PMC) for a transmission system to evacuate power from 1,500 MW of solar projects in Madhya Pradesh.
The solar parks are located in Neemuch, Shajapur and Agar districts, and the total estimated project cost is Rs 556 million (around USD 7.8 million). The consultancy cost is approximately Rs 444.8 million (around USD 6.3 million).
The company will issue a tender for request for selection of bidders (RfS) for its solar projects soon. The agreement for providing project management consultancy services is for internal evacuation power structure. RUMSL has procured more than 80 percent of the land, measuring 2,653 ha.
The Agar and Shajapur solar parks will connect to the state transmission unit (STU) while Neemuch solar park will be connected to central transmission utility (CTU) with power supply to Madhya Pradesh and the Indian Railways outside the state. RUMSL has obtained Stage-I connectivity for Neemuch Solar Park.