Cement Corporation of India Invites Bids for 1 MW of Solar Projects in Assam

The last date to submit the bids is July 20, 2023


Cement Corporation of India (CCI) has invited bids for installing and commissioning 1 MW of grid-connected solar power projects at its Bokajan factory in Assam.

The successful bidder will also have to take care of the project’s operation and maintenance for 25 years.

The project will be developed under the renewable energy service company (RESCO) model.

The last date to submit the bids is July 20, 2023. Bids will be opened the following day.

Bidders are not required to pay any earnest money deposit to participate in the tender.

The project must be completed within six months from the date of the award of the project.

The successful bidder should build and operate the solar project for a minimum period of 25 years and hand it over to CCI free of cost thereafter.

The bidder should design a suitable power evacuation system, including the design and construction of suitable transmission line/cabling infrastructure from the power project to the delivery point at the 11 kV CCI main substation.

CCI Bokajan will consume the power generated from the projects in its cement plant at a fixed tariff as per mutually agreed terms and conditions for 25 years from the project’s commercial operation date.

To be eligible, the bidder should have implemented at least two grid-connected solar power projects of 0.5 MW each or at least one grid-connected solar power project of 0.8 MW capacity during the last five years.

Further, the average annual financial turnover of bidders during the last three should be at least ₹60 million (~$731,808).

CCI will provide land only for the solar project installation, and in no case any lease for land demanded by the bidder will be applicable.

Recently, NTPC Vidyut Vyapar Nigam, a wholly-owned subsidiary of NTPC, invited bids to set up 6 MW of grid-connected solar power projects at CCI’s Tandur plant in Telangana.

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