Southern Power Distribution Company of Andhra Pradesh Limited (APSPDCL) has released an EPC tender for the development of 4 MW grid-connected solar rooftop PV projects in Tirupati and Vijayawada (2 MW capacity each). The rooftop solar plants can be set up on domestic consumers’ buildings falling under APSPDCL’s licence area in the given locations. According to APSPDCL, a single bidder will be awarded a maximum capacity of 1 MW. Moreover, a single bidder can only bid for one package, either Tirupati or Vijayawada. The tender only allows the use of modules manufactured in India. However, other components can be procured from any source or location. The upper tariff ceiling has been fixed at Rs 0.07 million per kW.The successful bidders will provide O&M services and material warranty for a period of five years. The project completion timeframe is nine months from the date of issue of letter of award (LoA).