The Chhattisgarh Renewable Energy Development Agency (CREDA) has released a tender for the development of 1,444 kW of solar capacity across 14 districts in Chhattisgarh. The tender comprises 243 small solar projects to be set up at an estimated cost of Rs 217.7 million. As per the tender, CREDA will provide 95 per cent of the project cost after the supply, installation, commissioning and performance testing of the solar plants has been completed and the projects have been handed over. The balance 5 per cent of the payment will be held by CREDA as security deposit during the warrantee period. The last date for bid submission is July 21, 2017.