THDC Issues Consultancy Tender for 1 GW Solar Park in Rajasthan

The last day to submit the bids is January 30, 2024


THDC India has invited bids from consultants to prepare a detailed project report (DPR) to develop the 1 GW Phase-I ultra mega solar power park within a 2 GW solar park in Jaisalmer, Rajasthan.

The project’s estimated cost is ₹9.62 million (~$115,656). The DPR should be submitted within 90 days of receiving the work order.

The last day to submit the bids is January 30, 2024. Bids will be opened the next day.

Bidders must furnish an earnest money deposit of ₹96,200 (~$1,156). Selected bidders must submit 5% of the contract value as a performance bank guarantee within 15 days after issuance of the letter of award.

The work is to be carried out at Bodana Village, Nachana-I Tehsil, in Jaisalmer. The proposed project area is about 10,000 acres.

The DPR should comprise of site engineering assessment, soil testing reports, assessment of solar radiation resources, soil testing, topography details, hydrology data, load flow assessment for the proposed substation, environmental impact assessment, and social impact assessment, among others.

The selected bidder must also provide the estimated solar power cost in the park and the schedule for the execution of the project. They must also provide details on the availability of transmission capacity up to the termination point both within the state as well as interstate.

In case of a delay, liquidated damages equivalent to 0.5% of the total contract value will be applicable per week. A maximum of up to 10% of the total EPC contract value will be levied.

In December, THDC India requested proposals from consultants and expert agencies to create a feasibility report to set up floating solar power projects on reservoirs in the Godavari Marathwada region of Maharashtra.

In July last year, THDC India invited bids to empanel consultants to acquire land to develop 2,000 MW ultra-renewable energy parks in Rajasthan under the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy’s Solar Park Program.

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