HPGCL Floats Tender For 16 MW Solar Projects in Two Villages

HPGCL Floats Tender For 16 MW Solar Projects in Two Villages

The Haryana Power Generation Corporation Ltd. (HPGCL) has issued a tender for the development of two solar power projects worth combined 16 MW in Haryana.

16 MW Solar Haryana

The two solar projects worth a combined 16 MW will be developed as a 10 MW plant at the Dhandlan Village in Jhajjar, Haryana and a 6 MW solar plant at the Chandpur Village in Faridabad, Haryana.

The scope of work for the selected bidders will include the design, engineering, procurement, supply, construction, commissions and comprehensive operation and maintenance of the power plants for a period of 5 years, extendable to another 5 years.

The last date for bid submission is July 17, 2019, and the techno-commercial bids will be opened on July 19, 2019. A pre-bid meeting has been scheduled for June 28, 2019, to address the concerns raised by the prospective bidders. All bidders must submit an Earnest Money Deposit of Rs 1.6 crore along with their bids.

The target date for the selected bidders for the commissioning of the project is 190 days from the date of issue of the Letter of Intent (LoI), with the operational acceptance test scheduled for a month after that.

To be eligible the bidder should have an experience of design, supply, installation and commissioning and operation & maintenance of at least two solar power plants in India of capacity 5 MW or more, which have been successfully commissioned after January 01, 2012, and in operation for at least one year as on the deadline for submission of bid. And, the bidder should have a solar PV based grid-connected power plant(s) of cumulative installed capacity of 25 MW or above in or outside India, with a minimum megawatt scale of plant.

Financially, the average annual turnover of the bidder in the last three consecutive financial years should be at least Rs 8 crore.

Recently, HPGCL has issued a tender, seeking bids for the development of grid-connected solar projects having 57 MW capacity at three sites in the state. The scope of work for the selected bidders will include the design, supply, procurement, construction and commissioning of the three solar power projects on a Build-Operate-Transfer (BOT) basis for a period of 25-years. The last date for submission of bids is July 17, 2019, and technical bids will be opened on July 19, 2019.

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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.