Bid Extension for Tender for 10 MW Solar Projects in Jaipur

SECI has notified that the bid submission deadline for its tender for setting up of 10 MW grid-connected solar PV power project in Jaipur has been extended.

The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has notified that the bid submission deadline for its tender, for the selection of Solar Power Developers (SPDs) for setting up of 10 MW grid-connected solar PV power project to be installed in Jaipur, Rajasthan, has been extended.

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The last date of bid submission (both online and offline bids)has been extended till August 7, 2020, and the techno-commercial bids will now be opened on the new bid submission deadline i.e. August 7, 2020.

The estimated cost of the project is Rs 45 crore and the earnest money deposited (EMD) is fixed at Rs 45 lakh payable to SECI. The developers will have a period of 240 days to complete the work on the commissioning of the project.

SECI had issued the tender (RfS), for the selection of SPDs to set up the 10 MW solar power plant at Bagru Kala town, near Chitroli village in Jaipur, in June.

The scope of work includes all design & engineering, procurement & supply of equipment and materials, testing at manufacturers works, inspections, packing and forwarding, supply, receipt, unloading and storage at site, associated civil works, services, permits, licenses, installation and incidentals, insurance at all stages, erection, testing and commissioning including operation & maintenance (O&M) of the solar plant.

Earlier, the bid submission deadline for the tender was July 24, 2020, with bid opening scheduled for the same date.

As per the RfS, this project will be set up on build, own, operate (BOO)/ RESCO mode and solar power developers and the Jaipur Development Authority (JDA) will enter into a 25-year power purchase agreement (PPA) for sale of power.

On the technical parameters, the solar photovoltaic (SPV) modules used in the grid solar power projects will be Mono/ Multi Crystalline and must qualify for the latest edition of any of the following IEC PV module qualification test or equivalent BIS standards.

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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