Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (MSEDCL) has invited bids for 225 MW of power from decentralized solar projects of 500 kW to 2 MW under component-A of the Pradhan Mantri-Kisan Urja Suraksha evam Utthaan Mahabhiyan (PM-KUSUM) program. The ceiling tariff for the project has been set at ₹3.30/kWh. The projects are expected to be commissioned within 12 months of the work order, with the last date for submitting bids being April 28, 2023.
The successful bidders will have to provide an earnest money deposit of ₹100,000/MW and remit a performance bank guarantee of ₹100,000/MW within 30 days from the work order date. The bidder may participate as individuals or groups of farmers, cooperatives, panchayats, farmer-producer organizations, or water user organizations. MSEDCL will enter into a power purchase agreement with the successful bidders for 25 years.
The bidder will be responsible for grid connectivity, power transmission up to the interconnection point, and energy accounting infrastructure. The project should deliver energy at an 11/22 kV level of the MSEDCL substation.
For more details view the tender document: