Maharashtra invites bids for 10 MW rooftop solar project

The Maharashtra Energy Development Agency has released an expression of interest to estimate tariffs for the deployment of 10 MW grid connected rooftop solar photovoltaic systems. The rooftop solar projects will be installed on buildings of government institutions and offices across the state with a range between 10 kW to 500 kW. 

The selected bidder would be responsible for project operations and maintenance for the next 25 years. Prospective bidders must cite the 25 year pricing in an “Rs per Kwh” structure for the sale of rooftop solar power installations. The levelised tariff would be in effect for a period of 25 years and would incorporate all taxes and charges. The deadline for bid submission is July 18, 2022.

The determined tariff shall be applicable to projects started within one year following the tariff’s final approval. Bidders must have had yearly revenue of Rs 40 million or a cumulative revenue of Rs 80 million in the previous three fiscal years.

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