The Madhya Pradesh Urja Vikas Nigam Limited (MPUVNL) in partnership with MP Industrial Development Corporation has issued two tenders for a cumulative capacity of 28 MW of grid-connected rooftop solar systems. The project is for the sale of solar power under the RESCO model for industries located in the industrial area of Mandideep near Bhopal.
The scope of work includes the design, engineering, finance, supply, installation, testing, and commissioning along with the comprehensive operations and maintenance of the project for a period of 25 years. The last date for the submission of the bids is September 30, 2019.
Manu Srivastava, principal secretary and commissioner, New and Renewable Energy Department, Government of Madhya Pradesh talked more about this tender in an exclusive interview with Renewable Watch. Click here to read more:
In the past two years, the state of Madhya Pradesh has emerged as one of the most active in solar power development. The state authorities’ innovative models for promoting solar power uptake among public and institutional consumers as well as commercial and industrial consumers and safeguarding stakeholders’ interests have made it a popular solar power destination. With new tenders having been announced recently and a large project capacity at the execution stage, the state is geared up for significant solar power capacity expansion in the near future.
A state focus story on Madhya Pradesh by Renewable Watch can be read here: