MHI invites bids for selection of bidders to set up giga-scale ACC manufacturing facilities
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MHI invites bids for selection of bidders to set up giga-scale ACC manufacturing facilities

The Ministry of Heavy Industries (MHI) has also announced re-bidding of PLI for 10 GWh Advanced Chemistry Cell (ACC) manufacturing

  • By ICN Bureau | January 25, 2024

The government has released Request for Proposal (RfP) for Shortlisting and Selection of bidders under the Production Linked Incentive (PLI) Scheme 'National Programme on Advanced Chemistry Cell (ACC) Battery Storage’ for setting up of Battery Manufacturing Units with a total manufacturing capacity of 10 Giga Watt Hour (GWh) with maximum budgetary outlay of Rs. 3,620 crore.

The Ministry of Heavy Industries (MHI) has also announced re-bidding of Production Linked Incentives (PLI) for 10 GWh Advanced Chemistry Cell (ACC) manufacturing on 24th January, 2024.

With this bidding process, the prospective applicants can submit their bids to set-up a domestic manufacturing facility for ACC, which will help them qualify for incentives under the PLI ACC scheme. Bidding process will be held online through a transparent two-stage process, under the Quality and Cost Based Selection (QCBS) mechanism through CPP Portal.

The tender documents are available from 24th January, 2024 and pre-bid conference shall be held on 12th February, 2024. The bid due date is 22nd April, 2024 and bids shall be opened on 23rd April, 2024.

In May 2021, the Cabinet had approved the technology agnostic PLI Scheme on 'National Programme on ACC Battery Storage’ for achieving manufacturing capacity of 50 Giga Watt hours (GWh) of ACC with an outlay of Rs. 18,100 Crore. The first round of the ACC PLI bidding was concluded in March 2022, and three companies were allocated a total capacity of 30 Giga Watt hours (GWh), and the program agreement with selected companies was signed in July 2022.


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