NHPC Issues Tender For Solar Projects Worth 582.16 kW in Himachal

The last date for bid submission is May 22, 2019.

NHPC Solar Himachal

NHPC Ltd. has issued a tender for the implementation of rooftop and small solar power plants of a total capacity of 582.16 kW in NHPC power stations and units at Chamera-I (155 kW), Chamera-II (230 kW), Parbati-II (125 kW), Parbati-III (72.16 kW) in Himachal Pradesh.

The brief scope of work for selected bidders will include the planning, design, construction and commissioning of the solar power plants along with the comprehensive operation and maintenance of the projects for a period of five years.

The time period for completion of the projects is 9 months from the date of notification of award.

The last date for bid submission is (May 20, 2019 – Online) May 22, 2019, and the technical bids will be opened on May 23, 2019. All bidders must submit an Earnest Money Deposit of Rs 6.2 lakhs along with their bids.

In March, the state-owned hydropower generation company had issued an identical tender for the development of solar projects worth 1082.16 kW at the same locations. The only difference between the two tenders is that the plan to develop an additional 500 kW solar power system at Parbati – II has been dropped.

To be eligible, the bidder should have experience of having successfully completed a solar power project during the last five years on EPC basis having capacities as below, as on the last date of the month prior to the bid submission date as below:

A Solar Power Project of at least 465 kWp Capacity, or

Two Solar Power projects of at least 291 kWp Capacity each, or

Three Solar Power projects of at least 233 kWp Capacity each.

The bidder should also have successful experience of O&M for a solar project of at least 200 kW capacity for at least one year during the preceding five years, as on the last date of the month prior to the bid submission date.

Additionally, the annual turnover of the bidder should be a minimum of Rs 8.5 crores in any one of the last three preceding financial years ending on March 31, 2018. The working capital should at least be around Rs 69 lakhs.

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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.