Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (MSEDCL) has issued RfS Document for procurement of 1000 MW (AC) solar power from projects to be developed in Maharashtra through competitive bidding process (Followed By e – Reverse Auction).
The final date to submit the bids is 1st August 2022, and the bids will be opened on the same day.
The Ceiling Tariff Rs. 3.10 per unit, e- Reverse Auction Will be informed to eligible bidders, Cost of RfS Document (non-refundable) Rs. 15000 + 18% GST to be paid through online payment.
Processing Fee (non-refundable) Rs. 10,000 per MW + 18% GST to be paid through online payment.
EMD Rs. 1 Lakh / MW is to be submitted in the form of Bank Guarantee or paid through online payment along with response to RfS.
MSEDCL shall enter into Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with the Bidders selected based on this RfS for purchase of solar power for a period of 25 years from the Commercial Operation Date of the solar power projects based on the terms, conditions and provisions of the RfS.
The Solar Power Generator shall be responsible for design, finance, procurement of land, engineering, procurement, construction, operation and maintenance of the Project(s) under and in accordance with the provisions of the PPA to be entered into between the Solar Power Generator and MSEDCL.
The Projects to be selected for aggregate capacity of 1000 MW provide for deployment of Solar PV Technology. However, the selection of projects would be technology agnostic within the technology mentioned hereinafter. Crystalline silicon or thin film etc., with or without trackers can be installed. Only commercially established and operational technologies can be used, to minimize the technology risk and to achieve the timely commissioning of the Projects.