PGCIL Floats Tender For Rooftop Solar Plants at Bhatapara Substation

PGCIL Floats Tender For Rooftop Solar Plants at Bhatapara Substation

The last date for bid submission is May 28, 2019

PGCIL Rooftop Solar

The Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd. (PGCIL) has invited bids for the setting up of grid-interactive rooftop solar PV power plants at 400/220 KV Bhatapara Substation in Maharashtra.

The total tendered capacity for projects is 220 kW, of which 60 kW will be developed in the office area and the remaining projects at the township area.

The brief scope of work for the selected bidders will include the Detailed Project Report (DPR), Design, Manufacture, Supply, Packing & Forwarding, transportation to the site in the properly packed condition of all equipment, materials and the miscellaneous item required to complete the project.

The delivery schedule (i.e., Receipt at Site) for the goods and related services to be completed under the package shall be 6 Months from the date of brief Letter of Award.

The last date for bid submission is May 28, 2019, and the bids will be opened on the same date i.e. May 28, 2019. All bidders must submit an Earnest Money Deposit of Rs 1.51 lakhs along with their bids as a bid security amount. The bid security amount will be valid for a period of 250 days from the date of opening of the techno-commercial bids.

The estimated cost of the tendered projects is Rs 75 lakhs (Rs 7526648).

To be eligible for participating in the bidding process, the bidders should have successfully completed similar nature of work for Govt. or semi govt. organisations during the last five years from the date of opening of bids. Bids, of value for the projects, should not be less than;

i) under one contract, costing not less than Rs 60 lakhs,

ii) under two contracts, each costing not less than Rs 37 lakhs.

Additionally, the minimum average annual turnover of the bidders for the best three financial years out of the preceding five should be Rs 1.12 crore. 

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Ayush Verma

Ayush is a staff writer at 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