HPPCL Issues Tender For 13 MW Solar Project In Solan

Highlights :

  • The bidding shall be conducted under HPPCL’s Single Stage Two-Envelope Bidding process with e-Procuremen.
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HPPCL has issued a tender inviting online bids from eligible and qualified bidders on Single Stage Two Envelope (i.e. Envelope-I: Technical Bid and Envelope-II: Price Bid for the work with e-Reverse Auction for “ Design, Supply, Construction & Erection, Testing, Commissioning and Operation & Maintenance For 08 (Eight) Years of Solar Power Projects, of 13 MW (AC), at Majra and Dabhota II, in Solan Himachal Pradesh.

According to the tender document by HPPCL, the bidding shall be conducted under HPPCL’s Single Stage Two-Envelope Bidding process with e-Procurement. Under the Single Stage Two-Envelope Bidding process, the bidder shall not quote, disclose, or submit its price in the Technical part (First Envelope/ Technical Bid) of its bid or in any other manner, whatsoever, except as part of the Financial part of its bid.

The deadline for bid submissions is April 12, 2024, and bids will be opened on the same day. Further, bidders are requested to pay an EMD of Rs 1.6 crore. As far as eligibility criteria are concerned, the bidders are required to demonstrate a minimum average annual turnover of Rs 40 crore over the past three financial years, excluding other income, stated the HPPCL document on Solan solar project.

Additionally, bidders must possess sufficient financial resources, including liquid assets and lines of credit, to meet a cash-flow requirement of Rs 20 crore.

The scope of works of the contractor under the contract shall involve end-to-end delivery of the commissioned plant to HPPCL, which will include (but not be limited to) the development of land, design, engineering, procurement of equipment and material, testing at manufacturer’s works, packing and forwarding, transportation, supply, receipt and unloading at site, storage, insurance at all stages, associated civil works, electrical works, services, permits, licenses, installation, erection, testing, commissioning, performance demonstration and operational acceptance of Grid Interactive Solar PV Power Plants on turnkey basis along with comprehensive Operation & Maintenance of 08 (eight) years thereafter. The scope of the contractor shall be deemed to include all equipment, materials, and services which although not specifically mentioned in the bid documents and/or in the contractor’s proposal are necessary for the satisfactory operation of the Solar PV system and its integration with the evacuation system provided by State Electricity Authority, stated the HPPCL tender.

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