West Bengal State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (WBSEDCL) has issued an expression of interest (EoI) seeking participation of engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contractors. The interested contractors can participate through e-tendering for EPC of turnkey solar power plants. This is a part of Phase I (constituting 125 MW) of the solar project in Mouzas Dadanpatrabar, Mania and Dakshin Purusottampur in Purba Medinipur, West Bengal. This project is expected to receive funding from the state government and the German Bilateral Finance Corporation. The scope of work includes EPC work, and operations and maintenance (O&M) of the plant for three years. As per the project document, in order to be eligible, contractors should have adequate professional knowledge and a long-term experience in constructing similar solar plants, as well as construction experience in earthquake-prone regions and at sites with extreme climatic conditions. The last date for bid submission is June 30, 2020.