NHPC Floats Tender for 32 MW Solar Project in Uttar Pradesh

The deadline for the submission of the bid is January 29, 2018 and the project will be developed on a turnkey basis.

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National Hydroelectric Power Corporation has recently issued a tender for engineering procurement and construction (EPC) of a 32 MW grid connected solar PV project to be developed in Uttar Pradesh.

The deadline for the submission of the bid is January 29, 2018 and the project will be developed on a turnkey basis. The time allotted to successfully complete the project is 12 months from the date award.

The scope of work, as mentioned in the tender notification is design, engineering, procurement, manufacturing, quality assurance, testing, insurance, supply, installation, commissioning, and comprehensive operation and maintenance of the project for a period of 10 years.

The tender document further mentions that the successful bidder will also have to develop a 132 kV power evacuation equipment at village Parasan, Kalpi, in Jalaun district of Uttar Pradesh.

The tender has been floated by NHPC for and on behalf of Bundelkhand Saur Urja Limited, a Joint venture of NHPC and Uttar Pradesh New and Renewable Energy Development Agency (UPNEDA)

In March this year NHPC had commissioned a 50 MW solar PV grid connected project in the state of Tamil Nadu.

In June last year, the company had awarded the EPC contract for the development of this project to Larson & Tubro for an amount of Rs 287.48 crore with comprehensive operation and maintenance for 10 years.

NHPC, a Govt. of India Enterprise, was incorporated in the year 1975 with an objective to plan, promote and organise an integrated and efficient development of hydroelectric power in all aspects. Later on, NHPC expanded its objects to include development of power in all its aspects through conventional and non-conventional sources in India and abroad.

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