Tender Issued for 5 MW Solar Plant at Nalanda University

A tender has been issued for engaging contractors for setting up of 5 MW solar system under EPC mode at the permanent campus of Nalanda University in Bihar.

A tender has been issued for engaging contractors for setting up of 5 MW grid-connected solar PV power system under EPC mode at the permanent campus (Phase I) of Nalanda University at Rajgir in Bihar.

As per the RfS document this on-grid solar power project is recognised and registered under CPSU (Tranche-II) Phase-II Scheme being run by the “Solar Energy Corporation of India Limited under Ministry of New and Renewable Energy, Govt of India”, and hence the bidder has to mandatorily comply the technical requirement published under the CPCU scheme.

The scope of work will include engaging contractor up with all required hardware, software, co-ordination with the Discom/BERC/CERC/SBPDCL/NISE/SECI for setting up of the 5 MW solar planet including design, procurement, installation, testing and commissioning at the permanent campus of Nalanda University (NU), Nalanda, Rajgir, Bihar. The developers will have a period of 12 months to complete the work on the project.

The scope of work will also include comprehensive operation and maintenance of the entire installation for a period of 5 years.

The estimated cost of the project is Rs 24.25 crore and all bidders must submit an Earnest Money Deposit of Rs 34.25 lakh along with their bids. The last date for submission of bids is April 14, 2020, and the techno-commercial bids will be opened on April 15, 2020. A pre-bid meeting has been scheduled for March 23, 2020, to address the concerns raised by all the prospective bidders.

To be eligible for participating in the bidding process, the bidder should have satisfactorily completed similar works each costing not less than Rs 9.70 crore or completed two similar works each costing not less than Rs 14.55 crore or completed one similar work each costing not less than Rs 19.40 crore during the last seven years ending previous day of the last day of submission of tender.

Furthermore, the bidder should have an average annual financial turnover (gross) of Rs 12.12 crore of similar works during the immediate last five consecutive financial years.

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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