SECI Issues Extension For 50 MW Solar Plant in Kerala

The last date for bid submission has been extended to April 4, 2019, from March 25, 2019. The techno-commercial bid opening will be carried out on the same date i.e. April 4, 2019.

SECI Solar Kerala

The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has issued an extension for the bid submission deadline (for both online and offline) for its 50 MW solar PV power plant to be developed at the Kasargod Solar Park in Kerala.

The last date for bid submission has been extended to April 4, 2019, from March 25, 2019. The techno-commercial bid opening will be carried out on the same date i.e. April 4, 2019.

The tender for developing the 50 MW solar power plant at a Kasargod was issued by SECI in February. The brief scope of work for selected bidder will include the design, engineering, procurement, supply, construction, erection,  testing, commissioning of the solar system. The solar power developers will also be responsible for the successful operation and maintenance (O&M) of the project.

All bidders must submit an Earnest Money Deposit of Rs 4 crores along with their bids. The estimated cost of the project is Rs 200 crore.

The nodal agency had previously issued a pre-bid meeting notification for its tender for setting up a 50 MW (AC) Solar PV Power Plant at the Kasargod Solar Park in Kerala. As per the notification, a Pre-Bid/clarification meeting was organised at city heights commercial complex, Uppala, Kerala on February 27, 2019. Contact Person is Mr. Sreedharan, General Manager, RPCKL.

In December 2018, The Kerala State Electricity Board (KSEB) had issued a tender for the development of 200 MW of grid-connected solar projects in Kerala. The project will be developed on Independent Power Producer (IPP) mode.

The tender maintained that a single bidder must bid for a minimum 1 MW capacity and the upper ceiling for tariff has been fixed at Rs 3.50 by the KSEB.

Ayush Verma

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.

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