NTPC Subsidiary Seeks to Enlist EPC Vendors for 20 MW Solar Project

The last date for the submission of the bid is April 17, 2024


NTPC Vidyut Vyapar Nigam (NVVN) has invited bids for enlisting engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) vendors to develop rooftop and ground-mounted solar systems with an aggregate capacity of 20 MW.

The last date to submit the bid is April 17, 2024. Bids will be opened on the same day.

The scope of work includes designing/engineering, supplying, packing, forwarding, transporting, unloading, storing, installing, testing, and commissioning the ground-mounted and rooftop solar projects.

NVVN reserves the right to cancel the enlistment of agencies in instances of poor performance, abandonment of assigned work, delays in project completion and handover to other agencies, bankruptcy, and engagement in activities that are detrimental to NVVN’s interests.

This enlistment will remain valid for a period of one year, with the provision for further extension for up to one year.

Bidders must have experience in designing, engineering, supplying, erecting/supervising erection, and commissioning/supervising commissioning of solar power projects with a cumulative installed capacity of 400 kW or higher.

Among these, at least one project project should have a capacity of 40 kW or higher. This reference project of 40 kW or higher capacity should have been operational for at least six months prior to the deadline for submission of the enlistment application.

Additionally, bidders should have executed an industrial project in the past ten years, either as a developer or as an EPC contractor, in sectors such as power, steel, oil and gas, petrochemical, fertilizer, cement, coal mining (including coal handling plant), or any other process industry, with a value of ₹40 million (~$481,287) or more for a single project or work.

This project should have been operational for at least one year prior to the bid opening date.

Bidders should have executed at least one electrical sub-station of 11 kV or above voltage level, comprising equipment such as 11 kV or above voltage level circuit breakers and power transformers, either as a developer or an EPC contractor.

This sub-station should have been in operation for at least one year prior to the bid opening date.

Bidders’ average annual turnover should be determined based on the project capacity.

They should have a net worth of 100% of their paid-up share capital as of the last day of the preceding financial year.

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

NTPC also invited bids for retrofitting a solar inverter for the 5 MW solar photovoltaic power project at its Dadri thermal power plant in Uttar Pradesh.

Subscribe to Mercom’s India Solar Tender Tracker to stay on top of tender activity in real time.