NTPC Limited has invited bids for the development of 1,000 MW of grid-connected solar power projects (Tranche I) under Phase II of the central public sector undertaking scheme on June 11, 2019. The last date for the submission of bids is July 15, 2019. The scope of work involves design, engineering, manufacturing, supply, packing and forwarding, transportation, unloading, storage, installation and commissioning of grid-connected solar projects of 50 MW-300 MW on a turnkey basis under the domestic content requirement category. The scope also includes O&M of the plant along with electrical equipment, consumables and spare parts for a period of three years from the date of successful completion of the trial run. NTPC intends to finance the project through its own resources.