BHEL Tenders for BOS Items and Commissioning of 10 MW Solar Plant in Gujarat

BHEL has tendered for the supply of BOS items and the installation and commissioning of the 10 MW solar PV power plant for GNFC in Gujarat.

BHEL BOS 10 MW Solar

Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has issued a tender, inviting bids from eligible bidders for the supply of Balance of System (BOS) items and the installation and commissioning of the 10 MW solar PV power plant for Gujarat Narmada Valley Fertilisers & Chemicals (GNFC) in Charanka, Gujarat.

The vendor scope includes supply, installation, testing and commissioning of certain identified activities of the solar photovoltaic power plant. This scope includes activities but not limited to obtaining approval from BHEL/ GNFC for the data sheets/ drawings/ testing / inspection at manufacturer’s works, packing, supply, transportation, transit insurance, delivery to site, unloading, storage, installation and commissioning of certain AC and DC side activities of power plant identified under this specification.

The selected vendors will have until December 31, 2019, to complete the work in the scope of the tender.

The last date for bid submission is October 10, 2019, and the techo-commercial bids will be opened on the same date. The date and time of the price bid opening will be intimated to the technically cleared bidders later.

To be eligible for participating in the bidding process, the bidders should have executed contracts of indoor/outdoor electrical installations of 33 kV minimum in power plants or substations in India with scope including both supply and erection for a cumulative value of Rs 3 crore with such individual contract values not less than Rs 75 lakh within last 3 years from date of tender opening.

Additionally, the vendor should have achieved an annual average financial turnover of Rs 3 crore during financial years (2015-16, 16-17 and 17-18).

In August, BHEL had issued a tender for the procurement of Module Mounting Strictures (MMS) columns for the same 10 MW solar power plant.

Earlier, we reported that BHEL had secured Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) contracts worth Rs 800 crore for setting up two solar PV power plants.

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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