BHEL Seeking Auxiliary Transformers For 129 MW SCCL Solar Plant

The last date for bid submission is June 3, 2019


Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd. (BHEL) has issued a tender, inviting quotations for supply of auxiliary transformers for the 129 MW Singareni Collieries Company Ltd. (SCCL) solar PV power plants in Telangana.

The brief scope of work for the selected bidders will include the design, engineering, manufacture, supply, transport and commissioning support of dry-type transformers for solar power plant as per the technical specification.


The last date for bid submission is June 3, 2019, and the techno-commercial bids will be opened on the same date. Selected bidders will have a period of 70 days to complete the supply and commissioning of the transformers. In the event of delay in agreed contractual delivery as per Purchase Order, a penalty of 0.5% per week or part thereof but limited to a max of 10% value of undelivered portion (basic material cost) will be applicable.

To be eligible, the vendor shall be OEM of dry-type transformers or an authorised agent of OEM. And, should have supplied a minimum cumulative quantity of 8 Dry-type transformers of 25 KVA rating and above in India during the past three years.

In January, BHEL had won the order for setting up 129 MW Solar Photovoltaic (SPV) power plants in Telangana from SCCL. Significantly, valued at Rs 565 crore, it is the largest SPV power plant order won by BHEL till date.

The plants are to be set up at four locations in Telangana – Ramagundam (50 MW), Yellandu (39 MW), Manuguru (30 MW) and Pegadapally (10 MW).

In March, BHEL had issued a tender for the securing 2.5 MVA Inverter Transformers for the 129 MW solar power plant under development.

More recently, the Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has issued the tender for the development of cumulative 100 MW solar PV power plants at the Singareni Collieries Company (SCCL) in Telangana.

The scope of work for the selected bidders will include the design, engineering, supply, construction, erection, testing and commissioning of 100 MW solar PV power plant under different packages at SCCL. The developers will also be required to provide comprehensive operation and maintenance of the solar plants for a period of ten years after successful commissioning and performance demonstration.

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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