Himachal Pradesh to empanel rooftop solar installers, Madhya Pradesh tenders 440MW under PM KUSUM   

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HIMURJA (HP Government Energy Development Agency) has invited bids to set up grid-connected rooftop solar systems on domestic, government and other buildings in the State of Himachal Pradesh. The plants are to be installed in different sizes ranging from 1 kW to 500kW under the second phase of the central government’s Grid Connected Rooftop Solar Programme. 

The work scope includes design, manufacture, supply, erection, testing, commissioning, including warranty and five-year operation and maintenance of the rooftop solar plant. 

The tender document will be available from March 10. Bids can be submitted March 24. 

Madhya Pradesh

Madhya Pradesh Urja Vikas Nigam Limited has invited bids from solar power developers to implement approximately 440MW (AC) of grid-connected solar PV systems at various locations in the state of Madhya Pradesh for sale of power to the State discom Madhya Pradesh Power Management Company Limited (MPPMCL). 

The plants, tendered under component A of the PM KUSUM scheme, are to be set up in 0.5 MW to 2 MW (AC) sizes within five (5) km radius of substations by utilizing cultivable land, pastureland, marshland, barren or uncultivable land.

Individual farmers, groups of farmers, water user associations, or project developers to whom land has been leased by the farmer for setting up of the solar plant are eligible to bid.

MPPMCL shall sign a 25-year power purchase agreement with the successful bidders, with the maximum tariff payable not exceeding INR 3.07/kWh.

Bidding closes on April 4.

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