MAHAGENCO Issues Tender For 138 MW Solar Power Projects

The last date of submission of bids for this tender is March 06, 2019.

MAHAGENCO Tender 138 MW Solar Power

The Maharashtra State Power Generation Company Limited (MAHAGENCO) has issued a tender for selection of solar power developers (SPDs) for the deployment of 138 MW cumulative capacity of grid-connected solar PV power projects at various locations in the vicinity of the power stations of the Maharashtra State Power Generation Company (MSPGGCL).

The projects are to be developed under a public-private partnership and will supply power under a power purchase agreement (PPA) of 25 years.

The brief scope of work for selected bidders will include the design, engineering, manufacture, supply, erection, testing, and commissioning of the 138 MW capacity solar projects. Along with comprehensive operation and maintenance of the plant for the duration of the PPA.

The last date of submission of bids for this tender is March 06, 2019. And, all bidders will have to meet a financial eligibility criterion of proving a net worth of Rs 52 lakh per MW of bid capacity.

In December 2018, MAHAGENCO invited an expression of interest for the development of a 10 MW grid-connected floating solar power plant at the in Nashik district at Upper Vaitarna’s reservoir.

The generation company will enter into a 25-year power purchase agreement with the developer and will provide the area at the reservoir and the power sale agreement will be later signed by the Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (MSEDCL).

Earlier, the company had drawn two tenders for grid-connected solar projects of 50 MW each totaling a 100 MW to be developed in the western region of Maharashtra. To be developed under the public-private partnership, the solar projects provide power to the agricultural needs of the various sub-stations in the region.

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Ayush Verma

Ayush Verma

Ayush is a staff writer at saurenergy.com and writes on renewable energy with a special focus on solar and wind. Prior to this, as an engineering graduate trying to find his niche in the energy journalism segment, he worked as a correspondent for iamrenew.com.

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