EIL Tenders for 2 MW Solar Plant for Hindustan Petroleum

EIL has tendered on behalf of Hindustan Petroleum for a 2 MW solar PV power plant to be set up under phase II of the HPCL Green R&D Centre at Bengaluru.

Hindustan Petroleum Solar

Engineers India Limited (EIL) has issued a tender on behalf of Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited (HPCL) for a 2 MW solar PV power plant to be set up under phase II of the HPCL Green R&D Centre at Bengaluru.

The Brief Scope of work for the selected bidder will include but not be limited to the Design, Engineering, Procurement, Transportation to the site, Supply, Fabrication, Construction, Inspection, Testing, Pre-commissioning, Commissioning, performing Performance guarantee test run of the solar power plant. The time schedule for completion of all works shall be five months from the date of the issue of Letter of Acceptance (LOA)/ purchase order, whichever is earlier.

The project developers will also be required to provide 10 years’ Operation & Comprehensive Maintenance (O&M) of the plant-feeding minimum 2 MW 3-phase AC power at 11kV level into the Owner’s 11kV electrical system with Zero-Export Model throughout the period of 10 years of O&M starting from the date of acceptance of the installed plant by Engineer in Charge.

The last date for submission of bids is March 2, 2019, and the techno-commercial bids will be opened on the following date i.e. March 3, 2019. A pre-bid meeting has been scheduled for February 19, 2019, to address the concerns raised by the prospective bidders. All bidders must submit an Earnest Money Deposit of Rs 15.25 lakh along with their bids.

HPCL has established Phase-I of its Green R&D Centre at KIADB Industrial Area, Tarabanahalli, Devangundi, Hoskote, in Bengaluru for carrying out research in the areas of petroleum, catalyst/ additives, biofuels, crude, etc. HPCL now intends to establish Phase- II of its Green Research and Development Centre” (HPGRDC) on approximately 20 acres of land for carrying out research for the development of petrochemicals, new products/ processes, engine testing, alternate energy and green technologies.

To be eligible for participating in the bidding process, the bidders must have carried out and completed the following work during the last 7 years:

  • At least one work of Design, Engineering, Supply, Installation, Testing & Commissioning of a grid-connected solar PV power plant of capacity 1.6 MW or higher, having power evacuation at 6.6 kV or above voltage level and which has been in operation for a period of minimum one year after commissioning.
  • At least one work of Design, Engineering, Supply, Installation, Testing & Commissioning of a solar power plant, including synchronisation of the plant with DG system and grid power at any voltage level.
  • And a minimum of one year of O&M of a PV solar power Plant of capacity 1.6 MW or higher.

Financially, the bidder must have an average annual financial turnover during the immediate preceding three financial years not less than Rs 2.4 crore. And the net worth during that period should be positive.

PC: Statkraft

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Ayush Verma

Ayush Verma

Ayush is a staff writer at saurenergy.com 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 iamrenew.com.

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