SECI Posts Another Bid Deadline Extension for Solar Tender in Tamil Nadu

New Delhi-headquartered Solar Energy Corporation of India Limited (SECI) has extended the bid submission deadline for its tender for the design, engineering, supply, construction, erection, testing and commissioning of 50 MW (AC) solar PV project with land having 10 years plant O&M at Tamil Nadu.

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The last date for bid submission has been extended from June 7, 2021, to June 30, 2021, till 2 p.m. and the technical bids will be opened on the new bid closing date and time. The tender details pertaining to the extension an be accessed here.

Interested bidders will be able to download the official copy of Tender documents after logging into the Electronic Tender website by using the Login ID and Password provided by Electronic Tender during registration. The bidder shall only be eligible to submit/ upload the Response to tender after logging into the Electronic Tender portal and downloading the official copy. The tender document available at SECI website is for reference purpose only.

SECI has requested bidders to remain updated for any notices with respect to this tender document through the websites and as no separate notification will be issued in this regard.

Recently, the nodal agency had extended the tender deadline from to May 19, 2021 to June 7, 2021.

The tender was issued in the first week of January, with SECI seeking developers for the execution of green energy technologies by way of implementing a ground-based solar plant of 40 MW capacity with a 10 MW Agro PV system in the southern state.

It has been clarified that eligibility conditions for the tender are as per the total 50 MWac capacity which includes the 40 MW ground-mounted solar plant and the 10 MW agro PV set up. Bidders have therefore been advised to quote for the complete capacity of the tender, and the total capacity will be awarded to the lowest bidder.

The scope of work for the selected bidders will include the design, engineering, supply, construction, erection, testing and commissioning of the full 50 MW (AC) solar project with the land. The developers will also be required to provide comprehensive operation and maintenance services for the projects for a period of 10 years from the date of successful commissioning.

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Soumya Duggal

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