Vellore Smart City Tenders for 1.2 MW Solar Power Plant

Vellore Smart City Tenders for 1.2 MW Solar Power Plant

Vellore Smart City Limited (VSCL) has issued a tender for setting up of 1.2 MW solar power plant near the Palar river in the state of Tamil Nadu.

Vellore Smart City Solar Plant

Vellore Smart City Limited (VSCL) has issued a tender, inviting bids from eligible firms for setting up of 1.2 MW ground-mounted solar power plant in the ABD area of the Vellore City Municipal Corporation at STP area near Palar river in the state of Tamil Nadu.

The scope of work for the selected developers will include the design, engineering, procurement & supply, packing & forwarding, transportation, unloading, storage at site, site development, construction, erection & installation of equipment, testing & commissioning of the solar system at the North Side of Vellore Corporation STP area near Palar river. The timeline for the completion of the engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) work is 180 days from the date the final five acres of land for the project are handed over.

The developers will also be required to provide comprehensive operation and maintenance services for the plant for a period of 10 years from the date of successful commissioning.

The last date for bid submission is August 17, 2020, and the technical bids will be opened on the next date i.e. August 18, 2020. A pre-bid meeting has been scheduled for July 30, 2020, to address the concerns raised by the prospective bidders.

The estimated project cost of the project is Rs 6.28 crore and all interested bidders are expected to submit an earnest money deposit (EMD) of Rs 6.25 lakh along with their bids.

To be eligible, the bidders should have designed, supplied, installed and commissioned/ supervised commissioning of solar-based grid-connected power plant(s) of cumulative installed capacity of 600 kW or more in Central Government/ State Government/ Local Body/ PSU’s and the plants must be in operation for the last six months prior to the date of issue of the document.

Financially, the minimum average annual turnover of the bidder in the preceding three financial years as on the date of technical bid opening shall be Rs 6 crore, and they must have a positive net worth.

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Ayush Verma

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