Central Electronics Limited tenders 44 MW solar capacity in Maharashtra


State-owned Central Electronics Limited (CEL) has invited domestic bids for development of an aggregate 44 MW of solar power plants—in sizes ranging from 250 KWp to 10 MWp—at various locations in the state of Maharashtra.

The proposed solar power plants shall come up at different sub-stations of Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited. The requisite land will be provided to the bidders for development.

CEL will supply minimum 310Wp of solar modules at the designated site store provided by the bidder.

Scope of work

The selected developer shall be responsible for design, engineering, supply of balance-of-systems, construction, erection, testing and commissioning of the solar plant. It shall also provide comprehensive operation and maintenance for a period of 10 years thereafter.

For sites having capacity greater than 2 MWp, plants shall be developed in multiples of 2 MWp or lower capacity.

The EPC work must be completed within 90 days of handing over of the substation sites to the contractor.


The bidder must have carried out similar work for cumulative 4 MWp solar capacity directly or indirectly in the last three years, out of which at least one power plant should be of 250 KWp or higher capacity. Plants developed in RESCO mode (capital expenditures covered by the installer) shall also considered.

Further, the bidding company must be registered under GST in the state of Maharashtra and must have cumulative turnover of Rs 19 crore in the last three financial years.

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