BHEL Tenders for BOS Work for 100 MWac Floating Solar Plant

BHEL has issued a tender for undertaking BOS work for NTPC’s 100 MWac floating solar power plant at Ramagundam in Telangana.

BHEL 100 MWac Floating Solar

Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has issued a tender, inviting bids from eligible bidders for undertaking BOS work for NTPC’s 100 MWac floating solar power plant at Ramagundam in Telangana.

The scope of work for the selected bidders will include the erection and commissioning work (BOS) for the 100 MWac (145.5 MWdc) floating solar PV plant. And bids are invited from bidders experienced in similar works like BOS work activity of minimum 10 MW land/ roof-mounted solar plant or 100 kW floating solar plant or work experience in the field of reservoir/lake/river water activity or any waterworks such as dredging /silt removal/construction /cable or pipe laying.

The estimated cost of the project is Rs 26 crore, and all bidders must submit an Earnest Money Deposit of Rs 25.66 lakh along with their bids. The time afforded for the completion of work will be five months in case the order is split in L1 and L2 and in event of L1 executing the entire scope of works, their completion period will be six months from the date of placement of order.

The last date for bid submission is February 14, 2019, and the techno-commercial bids will be opened on the same date.

To be eligible for participating in the bidding process, the bidders must have executed works of similar nature of works during the last ten years as per:

One similar work of value not less than 5 crores, OR

Two similar works of value each not less than 3 crores, OR

Three similar works of value each not less than 2 crores.

And the bidder should have successfully executed work order for execution of land mounted or rooftop solar plants for 10 MW or above or for the execution of floating solar plants for 100 kW or above.

Financially, the bidders should have an average annual financial turn over during the last 3 years at least 30 percent of the maximum quantum of work envisaged on one contractor i.e Rs 4.69 crore.

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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