A total of two companies have submitted bids for the development of the 50 MW Bhilai solar power project. These are Refex Energy Limited and the Shapoorji Pallonji Group. The project involves the development of a 50 MW solar power plant at Bhilai near Raipur in the state of Chhattisgarh at an estimated cost of Rs 2.52 billion. It will be developed on a public-private partnership (PPP) model on a design-, build-, finance-, operate- transfer (DBFOT) basis. The scope of work includes the design, construction, finance, operation, transfer of the solar projects as well as the sale of the generated solar power.