NTPC REL Tenders BoS Package for 1.1 GW Wind Project in Karnataka

The last date to submit the bids is May 27, 2024


NTPC Renewable Energy has invited bids to supply the balance of system (BoS) package for 1.1 GW inter-state transmission system (ISTS)-connected wind power projects in Bijapur, Karnataka (Tranche II).

The scope of work includes design, engineering, micro-siting, manufacturing, supply, erection, testing, commissioning, and proving the guaranteed performance parameters to install 3 MW and above wind projects starting from 33 kV internal evacuation lines from unit substation until the ISTS substation.

Bidders must procure land for the project and develop infrastructure, such as roads and substations.

They must also provide comprehensive operation and maintenance of the entire system for three years, including substations and transmission systems, spare parts supply, and payment of applicable charges.

The last date to submit the bids is May 27, 2024. Bids will be opened on the same day.

The cost of bidding documents is ₹22,500 (~$270). Additionally, all bids must be supported by a bid security declaration.

The bidder should be either a developer or designed, supplied, erected/supervised erection, and commissioned/supervised commissioning of the balance of the system of solar-based grid-connected power projects with a cumulative installed capacity of 40 MW or higher.

Among these, at least one project should have a capacity of 10 MW or higher. The reference project of 10 MW or higher capacity must have been in successful operation for at least six months before the bid opening date.

Alternatively, bidders should have executed an industrial project in the last ten years as either a developer or an engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) contractor in the power, steel, oil, gas, petrochemical, fertilizer, cement, coal mining, or any other process industry.

The financial value of the projects should be as under:

  • For projects with a quoted capacity ranging from 50 MW to 300 MW, the minimum financial figure is ₹549 million (~$6.58 million).
  • For projects with a quoted capacity above 300 MW, the minimum financial figure is ₹1.83 million (~$21,960)/MW.

Bidders should have executed at least one electrical substation with a 33 kV or higher voltage level, including equipment like 33 kV or above voltage level circuit breakers and power transformers, either as developers or EPC contractors.

The average annual turnover of the bidders for any three financial years out of the preceding five financial years, as of the bid opening date, should not be less than the specified financial figure below:

  • The minimum annual turnover for a quoted capacity of 50 MW- 300 MW should be ₹549 million (~$6.58 million).
  • The minimum annual turnover for a quoted capacity of more than 300 MW should be ₹1.83 million (~$21,960)/MW.

Bidders should have a positive net worth on the last day of the preceding financial year.

Recently, NTPC Renewable Energy invited bids for the BoS package of a 500 MW state transmission utility-connected solar power project in Bhadla, Rajasthan.

NTPC Renewable Energy also invited bids for the land and power evacuation package to set up a 150 MW grid-connected solar photovoltaic power project in Bhadla, Rajasthan.

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