Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited has issued a tender for setting up 500 MW of distributed solar projects under component A of the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Urja Suraksha evam Utthan Mahabhiyan (PM-KUSUM) Scheme. The individual projects will have capacities ranging from 0.5 MW to 2 MW. The scope of work will involve design, finance, land procurement, engineering, procurement, construction, operations and maintenance. The cost of the project is estimated at Rs 17.5 billion. The bid submission deadline is June 28, 2021. Interested bidders need to submit Rs 100,000 per MW as an earnest money deposit to participate in the bidding process.