SECI tenders two solar projects worth 152 MW capacity

The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has issued two solar PV tenders with a combined capacity of 152 MW.

SECI has rolled out a tender for the development of a 2 MW solar PV plant with 1 MWh of battery energy storage system in Kaza, Himachal Pradesh. The scope of work includes the design, engineering, supply, construction, installation, testing, and commissioning of the solar projects. Consortiums or joint ventures are allowed to bid for the projects and a bidder can submit only a single bid. However, multiple bids from a single bidder may also be considered depending upon the project specific requirements.

The successful bidder will be responsible for operations and maintenance (O&M) of the plants for a period of 5 years from the date of commissioning. The O&M would include the supply and storage of all mandatory spare parts, consumables, repairs and replacements of any defective equipment. The successful bidder will have to complete the entire scope of work within 18 months from the date of issuance of the notice of availability (NoA). A pre-bid meeting will be held on August 13, 2018 and last date for bid submission has been set as August 31, 2018.

SECI has also tendered 150 MW of solar capacity on behalf of Singareni Collieries Company Limited (SCCL). The tendered capacity is part of SCCL’s plan to set up about 300 MW of capacitive solar power projects on its vacant lands in various locations of the company. The scope of work includes the design, engineering, supply, construction, erection, testing, and commissioning of the grid-connected solar PV projects.

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