NTPC Subsidiary Invites Bids for 1.3 MW Rooftop Solar Projects

The last date for the submission of bids is February 26, 2024

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NTPC Vidyut Vyapar Nigam (NVVN), a wholly owned subsidiary of NTPC, has invited bids to set up 1.3 MW of rooftop solar power projects across three locations in two campuses of Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Lucknow and National Institute of Defence Estates Management (NIDEM) in Delhi.

The last date for bid submission is February 26, 2024. Bids will be opened on the next day. Bid security is ₹1 million (~$12,000).

The scope of work includes design, engineering, testing, installation, and operation and maintenance of rooftop solar systems for ten years. This includes carrying out a preliminary assessment of the roofs, arranging water and electricity, and determining optimal capacity.

Additionally, permanent one-meter-wide staircases finished with weather-resistant enamel paint must be built for buildings with rooftop solar where access is not available.

The capacity planned across the three locations is – 0.85 MW at IIM Lucknow’s Prabandh Nagar campus, 0.3 MW at IIM Lucknow’s Noida campus, and 0.15 MW at NIDEM near IGI Airport’s Terminal 1 in Delhi.

The average annual turnover of the bidders should be at least ₹59.9 million (~$722,000) for the preceding three financial years. Their net worth should be 100% of the paid-up capital.

Bidders must be developers or have experience in the design, supply, installation, and commissioning of solar projects.

Recently, NVVN invited bids from enlisted developers to set up 2,300 kW of grid-connected rooftop solar power projects across various public sector buildings under the Department of Defence Production across northern India.

In another tender, NVVN invited bids from enlisted developers to commission 9.98 MW of ground-mounted and rooftop solar power projects at multiple locations in the western region for the Department of Defence Production’s public sector undertakings.

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