Southern Power Distribution Company Limited of Andhra Pradesh (APSPDCL) has recently released RFP for Selection of Solar Power Developer for Grid connected Solar Photo Voltaic Projects in Andhra Pradesh through competitive bidding route. The competitive bid is proposed for 500 MW capacity of solar project capacity and PPA will be signed with the DIiscoms. The PPA and RFP are attached along with this post for the readers.
Location(s) have been identified across the 13 districts of Andhra Pradesh where solar power capacity can be set up and connected to the substations in the existing grid. The Promoter shall necessarily remain not less than 51% from Bid Deadline up to completion of 1 year after COD. The solar project will have interconnection with the distribution/ transmission network at voltage level of 33 kV or 132 kV. The bidds shall be evaluated based on the lowest tariff at District level. The bidders with accelerated depreciation benefit shall be evaluated separately.