The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has been a busy entity off late. Almost every week it has been opening bids for some government solar energy project. The latest in the list is implementation of grid-connected rooftop on buildings of Central Public Works Department (CPWD) across the country.
The bidders who will be successful will have to design, manufacture, engineering, supply, storage, civil work, erection, testing and commissioning of the projects as well as operation and maintenance for a period of 25 years after commissioning.
The project for which the bid has been opened is of 50 mega watts (MW) and will cover single roof for each CPWD building in the country. The SECI will provide subsidies to the tune of Rs 12 million per mega watts to the successful bidder.
The maximum and minimum tariff for the project is put at Rs 7/KWh and Rs 6/KWh.
Delhi itself has 10 mega watts of installation, followed by 5 mega watts in Uttar Pradesh and 2 mega watts in Karnataka, Gujarat and Maharashtra.
The deadline for receiving the bids is put on 8, October, 2015.