SECI Issues RfS for Setting up of 10 MW Grid Connected Solar Plant in R’sthan

State-owned Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has issued a detailed RfS document for selection of solar power developers to set up a 10 MW grid-connected solar photovoltaic (PV) power plant at Bagru Kala town, near Chitroli village, Jaipur district, Rajasthan.

Solar Energy Corporation of India Limited (SECI)

Earlier, Saur Energy reported that the nodal agency had issued a notice inviting tender (NIT) in this regard and stated that “the detailed request for selection (RfS) document including its annexures are under preparation right now and will be uploaded soon.”

Now, as per the issued tender details, the tender fee is Rs 1,18,000 and earnest money deposited (EMD) is fixed at Rs 45 lakh payable to SECI.

The scope of work includes “all design & engineering, procurement & supply of equipment and materials, testing at manufacturers works, inspections, packing and forwarding, supply, receipt, unloading and storage at site, associated civil works, services, permits, licences, installation and incidentals, insurance at all stages, erection, testing and commissioning including Operation & Maintenance (O&M) of the solar plant.”

Moreover, interested bidders can download and start submitting their bids from today i.e. June 12, 2020, while the last date and time for submitting bids is July 24, 2020, till 3:00 p.m. However, the submitted bids will be opened on July 24, 2020, at 04:00 p.m. at SECI Office, New Delhi.

Besides, this project will be set up on build, own, operate (BOO)/ RESCO mode and solar power developers and the Jaipur Development Authority (JDA) will enter into a 25-year power purchase agreement (PPA) for sale of power.

On the technical parameters, the solar photovoltaic (SPV) modules used in the grid solar power projects will be Mono/ Multi Crystalline and must qualify to the latest edition of any of the following IEC PV module qualification test or equivalent BIS standards.

Meanwhile, the tender cost of the work is estimated at Rs 45 crore and the period of completion of work is 240 days.

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Manu Tayal

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