BHEL Tenders for BOS Works for 100 MW Floating Solar Project

BHEL has issued a tender, seeking bids from eligible firms for the BOS works for 100 MW floating solar power plant for NTPC at the RTPP, Telangana.

BHEL BOS Floating Solar

Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has issued a tender, seeking bids from eligible firms for the Balance of System (BOS) works (Package-2) for 100 MW (AC) floating solar PV grid-connected power plant (excluding the installation of floating SPV module array with SCB, ESE LA’s and associated earthing) for NTPC at the Ramagundam Thermal Power plant, Telangana.

The estimated cost of the project is Rs 17.55 crore and all selected bidders will be required to submit an earnest money deposit of Rs 27.55 lakh which is also mandatory for MSME’s. The last date for bid submission is April 27, 2020, and the techno-commercial bids will be opened on the same date.

The contractor will be responsible for the maintenance of works during the period of commissioning until the various items are taken over, and for a further period of six months, from the date of taking over.

To be eligible for participating in the bidding process, the bidders should have executed works of similar nature of works during the last 10 years as per below, as on the date of opening of technical bid.

One similar work of value not less than Rs 6 crore OR

Two similar works of value each not less than Rs 4 crore OR

Three similar works of value each not less than Rs 3 crores.

The term “similar works” will be valid for an experience of any of the following categories:

Bidder to have any kind of experience in the execution of Land mounted or Rooftop Solar plants for 10 MW or above. OR

Bidder should have successfully executed work order for execution of Floating Solar plants for 100 kW or above. OR

Bidder should have work experience in the field of reservoir/ lake/ river water activity or any waterworks such as dredging /silt removal/construction/cable or pipe laying works or works in the water reservoirs of thermal plants.

Furthermore, the average annual financial turn over during the last 3 years, ending March 31, of the previous financial year, should be Rs 5.265 crore.

In February, the firm had issued a mother tender seeking firm 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 included the erection and commissioning work (BOS) for the 100 MWac (145.5 MWdc) floating solar PV plant. 

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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