Andhra Pradesh issues empanelment tender for rooftop solar projects

The New and Renewable Energy Development Corporation of Andhra Pradesh (NREDCAP) has issued an empanelment tender for rooftop solar developers in the state for setting up 35 MW of capacity. Of the total capacity, 15 MW of projects will be developed on the rooftops of government buildings and the remaining 20 MW will be installed on residential, social, and institutional buildings. The empanelment tender covers rooftop solar projects with capacities ranging from 1 kW to 500 kW to be developed at various locations on a turnkey basis in the state under the net metering policy. The projects are divided into three categories of 1 kW to 10 kW, 11 kW to 100 kW, and above 100 kW capacities. The developers can avail of a CFA of up to 30 per cent of the benchmark cost for projects that are developed on residential, institutional, and social sector buildings. However, achievement-linked incentives will be provided for projects developed on government buildings.