Maharashtra Tenders for 137 MW Solar Plants in Three Districts

Maharashtra Tenders for 137 MW Solar Plants in Three Districts

MAHAGENCO has issued an NIT for the deployment of 137 MW of solar power plants in three districts of Maharashtra

Maharashtra 137 MW Solar

The Maharashtra State Power Generation Company (MAHAGENCO) has issued a Notice Inviting Tenders (NIT), inviting bids from eligible parties for the deployment of 137 MW of solar power projects in three districts of the state.

The scope of work for the selected bidders will include the design, engineering, manufacturing, supply, testing and commissioning of the three solar projects worth 137 MW.  The project developers will also be required to provide comprehensive operation and maintenance of the plants for a period of 5 years from the date of commercial operation.

The three projects will be developed as:

  • A 60 MW solar project in Sindala, Latur District
  • A 25 MW solar project in the Dhule District
  • A 52 MW solar project in close proximity of dour thermal power stations in Bhusawal, Koradi, Nashik and Parli.

The last date for bid submission is September 9, 2019. A pre-bid meeting has been scheduled for August 14, 2019, to address the concerns raised by prospective bidders.

As per the NIT, the projects will be integrated with a 33kV high tension overhead transmission line or underground cable up to the interconnection point.

Recently, Rajasthan Electronics & Instruments Limited (REIL) had issued a tender, inviting bids from interested parties for the installation of solar PV power plants with capacities ranging from 250 kW to 2 MW or more at various locations/substations of Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company (MSEDCL) in the state of Maharashtra.

The last date for bid submission is August 12, 2019, and the technical bids will be opened on the following date i.e. August 13, 2019.

Earlier, the Central Electronics Limited (CEL) has issued a tender for the development of 50 MW grid-tied solar PV plants ranging from 500 kW to 10 MW at various locations in Maharashtra.

In  June, the Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL), a joint venture of PSUs of Ministry of Power (Govt. of India) had issued a tender, seeking bids from eligible bidders for developing solar power systems worth a total of 100 MW at various sub-stations/locations in Maharashtra.

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Ayush Verma

Ayush is a staff writer at 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