NTPC-REL Seek Bids To Develop 795 MW Solar Projects At Khavda

NTPC-REL Seek Bids To Develop 795 MW Solar Projects At Khavda NTPC-REL Seek Bids To Develop 795 MW Solar Project At Khavda

NTPC Renewable Energy Limited (NTPC REL) has invited bids to develop 795 MW (2×275 MW + 1×245 MW) of solar projects at the famous Khavda renewable energy power park at the Rann of Kutch in Gujarat.

NTPC REL invited these bids to design, engineering, manufacturing, supply, packing and forwarding, transportation, unloading storage, installation, testing, and commissioning of Solar Photovoltaic plant including supply of solar PV modules.

The tender includes constructing a pre-engineered type inverter room (if applicable). This is alongside the power conditioning unit associated with low-tech (LT) and high-tech (HT) switchgear. In the case of a string inverter, it includes the construction of a pre-engineered type HT Switchgear room. The project also included the creation of associated electrical and civil works for interfacing with the grid (i.e. transformers, panels, protection system, cables, metering at 33kV level, grid compliance study as per regulation, etc.). It includes the evacuation of power to 33kV Switchgear of 33/400kV GIS substation provided by the Owner through 33kV cable.

NTPC-REL bidding documents are available for download from 16.07.2024 to 26.07.2024 [up to 17:00 HRS. Whereas, the pre-bid conference and last date for receipt of queries from prospective bidders is 30.07.2024. Whereas, the last date and time for receipt of bids comprising both techno-commercial bid and price bid is 13.08.2024 15:00:00 (IST) It mentioned the date and time of opening of techno-commercial bid to be 13.08.2024 15:30:00 (IST). Whereas, the cost of bidding documents is Rs. 22,500/

The bid amount based on the quoted capacity is mentioned below:

Bid Security

Bid Security

 

In case the bidder submitted bid security is less than the required bid security for the offered no. of blocks as per the above table, the Bidder’s eligible no. of Blocks shall be reduced to the maximum no. of Blocks as per the value of the submitted Bid Security as per the above table, in line with detailed stipulations indicated in the Bidding Documents.

TECHNICAL CRITERIA:

NTPC REL laid down the technical criterion under which the bidder should have designed, supplied, erected/ supervised erection, and commissioned/ supervised commissioning of Solar Photo Voltaic (SPV) based grid-connected power plant(s). This plant is expected to have a cumulative installed capacity of 40 MWp or higher, out of which at least one plant should have been of 10 MWp or higher capacity.

The reference plant of 10 MWp or higher capacity must have been in successful operation for at least six (6) months before the date of the techno-commercial bid opening. Additionally, the bidder is expected to be a solar photo voltaic (SPV) developer of grid-connected power plant(s). This power plant is expected to have a cumulative installed capacity of 40 MWp or higher, out of which at least one plant should have been of 10 MWp or higher capacity.

The Bidder should have executed in the last 10 years an industrial project either as a developer or as EPC Contractor. These projects are expected to be executed in the area of power/ steel/ oil and gas/petrochemical/ fertilizer/cement/coal mining including coal handling plant and/ or any other process industry. The bidder is also expected to have operationalized for at least one year, any industrial projects other than the RE sector i.e., Solar/Wind. The bidder should have executed at least one electrical substation of 33 kV or above voltage level, breakers, and power transformer, either as a developer or as an EPC Contractor. Additionally, the contractor should have a successful operation for at least one year/ six months before the date of techno-commercial bid opening.

FINANCIAL CRITERIA:

The average annual turnover of the bidder should not be less than the financial figure as mentioned in the Table below, during the preceding three (3) financial years as of the date of the techno-commercial bid opening. 

Financial Criterion

Financial Criterion

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