Gujarat Seeking EPC Bids For Deployment of 150 MW of Solar Power Projects

The last date of bid submission is May 6, 2019.

Gujarat Solar Power Projects

The Gujarat Industries Power Company (GIPCL) has issued tender inviting bids from eligible EPC contractors for the construction of 150 MW of solar PV power projects in the state.

The solar projects will be developed at the Dholera Solar Park and the Raghanesda Ultra Mega Solar Park. At Dholera, a 50 MW solar plant will be deployed and at Raghanesda, a plant worth 100 MW will be deployed.

The scope of work for the selected EPC bidders will include the design, engineering, supply, procurement, construction, and commissioning of the grid-connected solar projects. A single bidder can bid for the entire capacity. The developers will also be required to provide comprehensive Operation and maintenance of the grid-tied solar projects for a period of ten years from the date of issuance of the contract. To ensure timely completion of projects, GIPCL can award the contract to two bidders.

The last date of bid submission is May 6, 2019. The selected developers will have a period of 16 months from the date of award of the contract to complete the work on the project.

To be eligible, the bidders must have experience of designing, supplying, installing, commissioning and operating solar projects of 150 MW or above in India on or after April 1, 2014. Of the 150 MW, there must be at least one solar PV power project of 80 MW capacity or two projects of cumulative capacity of 80 MW or three separate projects of cumulative capacity of 100 MW.

As per the provisions of the tender documents, if a single bidder bids to construct project only in Dholera, then out of the 50 MW project at Dholera, there must be at least one solar PV project block of 40 MW capacity. Similarly, if a single bidder bids for constructing project only at Raghanesada, then out of the 100 MW project at Raghanesada, there must be at least one solar PV power project block of 75 MW.

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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