The Maharashtra Energy Development Agency (MEDA) has issued a tender for development of rooftop solar plants at 34 primary health centres in Nagpur, Maharashtra. The projects will be eligible for net metering. As per the tender guidelines, each site will get an 8 kW rooftop solar system with a four-hour battery back-up. The cumulative capacity will be 272 kW. The selected developers must complete the project within 120 days from the date of issue of the work order. The selected developers will also be required to sign a comprehensive maintenance contract for a period of 5 years. The scope of work will include the design, fabrication, installation, testing and commissioning of the systems with net metering at each of the sites. The last date for bid submission is July 13, 2020.
Recently in June 2020, MEDA issued a tender for the development of around3.98 MW of solar projects in the state of Maharashtra. A capacity of 1.4 MW will be developed at Akola, 1 at Vasai-Virar and 1.58 MW at Amravati. These projects are being developed under the Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation Abhiyan in Maharashtra.