Maharashtra Announces Tender for 137 MW of Solar Projects Across Three Districts

The last date of submission of bids is September 9, 2019


The Maharashtra State Power Generation Corporation (MAHGENCO) has issued a notice inviting bids for the development of 137 MW (AC) of solar projects in three districts.

The scope of work for this tender includes the design, engineering, manufacturing, supply, testing, and commissioning of the following projects:

  • 60 MW solar project in Sindala, Latur District
  • 52 MW solar project in the vicinity of four thermal power- Bhusawal, Koradi, Parli, and Nashik
  • 25 MW solar project in Dhule District

The projects will be integrated with a 33kV high tension overhead transmission line or underground cable up to the interconnection point. The scope of work also includes the operation and maintenance of the projects for five years.

The pre-bid for the tender is expected to be held on August 14, 2019, and the last date of submission of bids is September 9, 2019.

A few days ago, the Rajasthan Electronics and Instruments Limited (REIL) also invited bids for solar power projects of capacities ranging from 250 kW to 3.5 MW at various locations and sub-stations of MSEDCL.

In February 2019, MAHAGENCO had announced a similar 138 MW (AC) tender for solar power projects in the vicinity of power stations of Maharashtra State Power Generation Company (MSPGCL) across various locations in the state. The projects were to be developed under a public-private partnership.

Recently, the Central Electronics Limited (CEL), a public sector enterprise, issued a tender for 50 MW of grid-tied solar PV projects ranging from 500 kW to 10 MW at various locations in the state of Maharashtra.

Shaurya is a staff reporter at with experience working in the Indian solar energy industry for the past four years in various roles. Prior to joining Mercom, Shaurya worked with a renewable energy developer and a consulting company. Shaurya holds a Bachelors Degree in Business Management from Lancaster University in the United Kingdom.