REC Power Development Seeks Consultant for Floating Solar Park in Delhi

REC Power Development and Consultancy Limited (RECPDCL), a wholly-owned subsidiary of REC Ltd., has invited online bids for the selection of technical consultant who would provide consultancy services for a floating solar project located in New Delhi. The last date for the submission of e-bids is February 25, 2022, till 3 PM.

REC Limited, formerly Rural Electrification Corporation Limited, is a ‘Navaratna’ Central Public Sector Enterprise (CPSE) under the Ministry of Power, Government of India.

The date of the opening of technical bids is February 25, 2022, at 3:30 PM. Interested applicant are required to submit Rs. 50,000 as Earnest Money Deposit (EMD) as well as 10% of the contract value as Performance Bank Guarantee (PBG). Additionally, the tentative contact period is 12 months.

As per the technical qualification requirement mentioned in RECPDCL’s tender, applicants must have successfully provided consultancy/engineering services for floating solar PV power plant(s) for at least 500 kWp capacity. The scope of work with regards to the technical feasibility report must include the following:

  • The Consultant shall conduct water quality checks (pH level, Conductivity, Resistivity etc.)
  • The Consultant shall check the Power Interconnection facilities and existing infrastructure and suggest for modification required (if any) for FSPV plant grid connection.
  • The Consultant shall assess the suitability of the site for installing a Floating Solar PV system, including a review of the local climatic conditions.

Some more key details of the floating solar photovoltaic park project, as contained in the tender document, are given below:

  • Type of Reservoir: Man-made
  • Purpose of Reservoir: Water Treatment
  • Location of Plant: Delhi NCR
  • Length of Reservoir: 300 Meter x 300 Meter
  • Depth (Max.) of Reservoir: 5 Meters
  • Water Spread Area: Approximately 90,000 Sq meters
  • Land Characteristics: No irrigation, Water treatment plant
  • Distance from Indira Gandhi International Airport, New Delhi: Within 40 K.M.

RECPDCL had empanelled 11 agencies which may participate in this limited tender. The list of the empanelled agencies is as below:

  1. Fichtner Consulting Engineers (India) Pvt. Ltd.
  2. TUV India Pvt. Ltd.
  3. Sunworks Energy Pvt. Ltd.
  4. TÜV SÜD South Asia Pvt. Ltd.
  5. Mitcon Consultancy & Engineering Services Ltd.
  6. Sgurr Energy India Private Limited
  7. TATA Consulting Engineers Limited
  8. Tractebel Engineering Pvt. Ltd.
  9. Arcedo Systems
  10. Gensol Engineering Ltd.
  11. Sunrator Technologies LLP

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Soumya Duggal

Soumya is a master's degree holder in English, with a passion for writing. It's an interest she has directed towards environmental writing recently, with a special emphasis on the progress being made in renewable energy.

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