SECI Issues Tender For 100 MW Solar Power Plants at SCCL

The last date for bid submission is June 7, 2019.

SECI 100 MW Tender

The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has issued the tender for the development of cumulative 100 MW solar PV power plants at the Singareni Collieries Company (SCCL) in Telangana.

The nodal agency had issued the Notice Inviting Tenders (NIT) for the project last week on April 17, 2019. And now, the department has released the tender.

The scope of work for the selected bidders will include the design, engineering, supply, construction, erection, testing and commissioning of 100 MW solar PV power plant under different packages at SCCL. The developers will also be required to provide comprehensive operation and maintenance of the solar plants for a period of ten years after successful commissioning and performance demonstration.

SECI 100 MW Tender

The last date for bid submission is June 7, 2019, and the technical bids will be opened on the same date. A pre-bid meeting has been scheduled for May 3, 2019, to address the concerns raised by prospective bidders.

All bidders will (unless stated otherwise) will only be allowed to submit a single bid. And must submit an Earnest Money Deposit of Rs 9 crores (Rs 9,08,00,000) along with their bid.

To be eligible, the bidders should have experience in EPC execution of ground-mounted solar projects on a turnkey basis including design, supply, installation and commissioning of a grid-connected solar plant of cumulative capacity, not less than 50 MW in last seven financial years as on the last date of bid submission. However, such plant capacity must have been in satisfactory operation for at least six (06) months prior to the last date of bid submission. And, out of the above, the bidder should have experience in EPC execution of at least 2 projects having an individual capacity of 10 MW or above.

Financially, the minimum annual turnover of the bidder in the last three financial years should be Rs 181 crore (1,81,60,00,000), and the net worth over the last financial year should be positive. The bidder should also have a minimum working capital of Rs 1,13,50,00,000 (One hundred and thirteen crores & fifty lacs) as per the last audited financial statement.

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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