NTPC Limited has floated a tender for the development of 1,200 MW of interstate transmission system (ISTS)-connected solar projects in Maharashtra. The projects will be set up on a BOO basis near switchyards operated by the company. According to media sources, a bidder can bid for a minimum and maximum capacity of 50 and 600 MW respectively. Also, no upper ceiling for the tariffs has been set for this tender. The scope of work includes the design, engineering, manufacturing, supply, packing and forwarding, transportation, unloading, storage, installation, and commissioning of grid-connected ISTS-connected solar projects. The bid-submission deadline is December 19, 2018 while the technical bids will open the day after.