GPCL Issues Consultancy Tender for 5 MW Solar with Storage Project

The last date to submit bids is July 10, 2024


Gujarat Power Corporation (GPCL) has invited bids from consultants to prepare a pre-feasibility report (PFR) and detailed project report (DPR) for a 5 MW solar project with 15/20 MWh storage at the Gujarat Solar Park in Charanka.

The last date to submit the bid is July 10, 2024.

The estimated value of the tender is ₹4.5 million (~$53,852).

Bidders must submit a non-refundable tender fee of ₹10,000 (~$119.67) + ₹1,800 (~$21.54) GST.

They must also furnish an earnest money deposit of 3% of the estimated contract value, i.e. ₹135,000 (~$1,615.5).

The successful bidders must submit a performance bank guarantee of 10% of the contract value.

The completion schedule is as follows:

  • Draft Pre-Feasibility Report with proposed Business Model Options: Four weeks from the date the selected bidder accepts the Letter of Intent.
  • Pre-Feasibility Report: One week after receiving written feedback from GPCL on the draft pre-feasibility report.
  • Draft Detailed Project Report: Seven weeks from the approval of the pre-feasibility report by GPCL.
  • Final Detailed Project Report: Within one week following GPCL’s final comments.

GPCL reserves the right to accept or reject any or all tenders without providing any justification

The Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam (GUVNL) recently invited bids to procure electricity from 500 MW grid-connected solar photovoltaic power projects, excluding energy storage. The tender allows for new projects and those in the development stage or already operational across India.

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