CIAL Infrastructures Limited, the wholly owned subsidiary of Cochin International Airport, has released EPC tenders to develop solar power projects totalling 9.9 MW of capacity. Out of this, 2.4 MW will be developed as a carport system in two parts – Part A for civil and allied works and Part B for developing 2.4 MW grid-connected solar on the carport’s roof. Bidding for the two parts will be combined. The remaining 7.5 MW capacity constitutes multiple projects. These are a 5.3 MW project for development near the duty-free godown building; 1 MW near the Terminal 3 entry; 0.7 MW at the periphery of the existing 14.4 MW solar project; 0.4 MW over a stormwater drain at the western boundary; and a 0.1 MW rooftop project above the flat roof buildings near the new domestic terminal premises. The total estimated cost for the projects is Rs 510 million and the bid submission deadline is December 6, 2017.