NTPC invites bids for 18MW solar PV project in Andaman and Nicobar


India’s largest utility NTPC has invited bids for 18MW grid-connected solar PV project in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands.

The 18MW project at Chidiyatapu in South Andaman, A&N Islands will be awarded via a reverse auction, domestic competitive bidding process.

Bidder shall provide comprehensive operation & maintenance of the plant for a period of five years from the date of successful completion of trial run.

Winners will be also responsible for design, engineering, manufacturing, supply, packing and forwarding, transportation, unloading, storage, installation and commissioning of the project.

Early this year in May, there were reports that Neyveli Lignite is planning to set up a 20MW solar project in Andaman and Nicobar Islands as part of a MNRE’s proposal of setting up of 50MW in the region.

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