BHEL Floats Tender for 10 MW Solar Plant in Telangana

BHEL Floats Tender for 10 MW Solar Plant in Telangana

BHEL has issued a tender for the deployment of a 10 MW solar power plant at the Singareni Thermal Power Plant (STPP) in Telangana.

BHEL 10 MW Solar Telangana

Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has issued a tender, seeking bids from eligible bidders for the deployment of a 10 MW grid-connected solar PV power plant at the Singareni Thermal Power Plant (STPP) in Telangana.

The scope of work for the selected bidders will include the supply of Balance of System (BOS) items, design, installation, testing and commissioning of the solar power plant.

The last date for bid submission is July 22, 2019, and the techno-commercial bids will be opened on the same date. The date and time for the opening of the price bids will be informed to the qualified technical bidders later.

To be eligible, the bidder should have executed contracts of indoor/outdoor electrical installation of 33kV minimum in power plants or sub-stations in India with scope including both supply, erection and commissioning for cumulative value of minimum Rs 5 crore with such individual contract values not less than Rs 1 crore within last three years from date of tender opening.

Additionally, the vendor should have achieved a minimum annual average financial turnover of Rs. 5 Crores in the last three financial years ending 17-18.

Recently, BHEL has also announced that it has bagged an order for setting up a 25 MW floating solar photovoltaic (SPV) power plant on Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) basis, at Simhadri in Andhra Pradesh from NTPC Ltd.

The plant will be set up for a cost of Rs 100 crore on the raw water reservoir of NTPC Ltd’s Simhadri Thermal Power Plant. Notably, this is the second order of floating SPV plant from NTPC Ltd, the earlier being 100 MW floating SPV plant at Ramagundam in Telangana. With this order, the country’s largest power equipment manufacturer has emerged as the largest EPC player in the floating solar PV segment in India with a portfolio of 130 MW.

Earlier, the largest power equipment manufacturer in the country had issued another tender for the selection of solar power developers for setting up of a 5 MW grid-connected floating solar PV plant for the West Bengal Power Development Corporation (WBPDCL) at the Thermal Pond-3 in the Sagardighi Thermal Power Plant in West Bengal.

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Ayush Verma

Ayush is a staff writer at and writes on renewable energy with a special focus on solar and wind. Prior to this, as an engineering graduate trying to find his niche in the energy journalism segment, he worked as a correspondent for