NHPC Limited has floated a tender inviting bids for the development of 100 MW of solar capacity under the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) model at the ultra mega renewable power park in Koppal district of Karnataka. This will be a part of the 2.5 GW ISTS connected to ground-mounted projects in the solar park. In addition to providing 10 years of comprehensive maintenance, developers will be required to carry out the design, engineering, procurement/manufacturing, supply, installation and commissioning of the solar capacity. The peak power rating of the individual modules used in the plant must be a minimum of 320 Wp with no negative tolerance. Land will be provided by Karnataka Solar Power Development Corporation Limited on a sub-lease basis. The project must be commissioned within 12 months of the contract being awarded. The deadline for the submission of bids is February 16, 2021.