State-owned Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has issued a tender inviting bids to set up a 100 MWac solar photovoltaic (PV) power plant along with 50MW/150 MWh Battery Energy Storage System (BESS) at Rajnandgaon, Chhattisgarh, India.
The scope of work includes design, engineering, supply, construction, erection, testing & commissioning of 100 MW (AC) solar PV project (200MWp DC capacity) along with 50MW/150 MWh BESS having 10 years plant operation and maintenance (O&M) of the solar plant.
Further, the selection of solar power developers will be done through international competitive bidding.
As per the issued tender details, the earnest money deposited (EMD) is fixed at Rs 7 crore or USD 0.9 million payable to SECI and the period of completion of work is 540 days.
Moreover, interested bidders can download and start submitting their bids from today i.e. September 11, 2020, while the last date and time for submitting bids is October 27, 2020, till 2:00 p.m. However, the submitted bids will be opened on October 27, 2020, at 02:30 p.m. at New Delhi.
The pre-bid meeting will be held for the tender on September 29, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. at Rajnandgaon, Chattisgarh, India, and if required, the Pre-Bid meeting may also be conducted through Video Conferencing (VC). However, the site visit will be organized by the Employer at a suitable date based on the discussion of the Pre-Bid meeting.
Besides, SECI also said that the amount for financing is USD 200 million from the ‘World Bank & Clean Technology Fund managed by the World Bank’ toward the cost of the Project of ‘Innovation in Solar Power and Hybrid Technologies’.
Furthermore, the maximum number of members in the joint venture (JV) will be three only.
To get more information on the tender click on PDF.Download the attached file
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