The Haryana Renewable Energy Development Agency (HAREDA) plans to tender 30 MW of grid-connected rooftop solar to be installed atop buildings across the state of Haryana. This is a rate contract and the estimated project cost is Rs.1.8 billion (~$28 million).
The scope of work includes, design, engineering, supply, erection, installation, and commissioning of the grid-connected rooftop solar projects. The successful bidder will also provide comprehensive maintenance (O&M) services for a five-year period.
Recently, the state government of Haryana exempted solar materials and equipment from value added tax (VAT) in the state.
Saumy is a senior staff reporter with MercomIndia.com covering business and energy news since 2016. Prior to Mercom, Saumy was a copy editor at Thomson Reuters. Saumy earned his Bachelors Degree in Journalism & Mass Communication from the Manipal Institute of Communication at Manipal University. More articles from Saumy Prateek.