Telangana tenders for residential rooftop solar

KfW Rooftop


Telangana State Renewable Energy Development Corporation Ltd (TSREDCO) has invited bids to set up various capacities (11-500KWp) of grid-connected rooftop solar plants at various locations in the state.

The plants—to be installed under CAPEX mode (capital expenditures provided by the rooftop owner)—shall come up at individual households and residential buildings. The contract period shall be one year.

To be eligible, the bidder should have installed a cumulative grid-connected solar capacity of a minimum 50 kWp in the last three years under subsidized projects. 

The work scope includes design, supply, installation, testing and commissioning of rooftop solar plants under a net-metering scheme, along with five years of comprehensive maintenance.

The beneficiary can choose to install the rooftop solar system through any of the vendors empanelled through this tender, at net of central financial assistance (CFA) amount (or by making payment to the vendor after deducting the eligible CFA amount). The vendor will claim the CFA from the implementing agency. 

The CFA for the residential sector shall be permissible only if domestically manufactured solar panels (using domestic manufactured solar cells) are used by the beneficiary. 

Further, the CFA will be limited up to 20%/40% (as the case may be) of the rooftop solar system’s benchmark cost, as defined by the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy.

The complete rooftop solar systems installed and commissioned shall be warranted against any manufacturing or usage defect for a minimum period of five years from the date of commissioning.

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