The Northeast Frontier Railway has tendered a 1 MW rooftop
solar project in Bongaigaon, Assam. The project will be constructed at the Carriage
& Wagon Workshop, Northeast Frontier Railway. The bid-submission deadline
is April 11, 2017.
The project will be developed through a Public-Private-Partnership
(PPP) on a design, build, finance, operate and transfer basis. The estimated
project cost is Rs.75 million (~$1.12 million).
generated from the project will be utilized to fulfill power demand of
Northeast Frontier Railway, stated a Northeast Frontier Railway official. The
capacity has been tendered to address the railway’s
contribution towards India’s
rooftop solar program, added the official.