The Gujarat State Electricity Corporation Limited (GSECL) has floated a tender for developing 210 MW solar projects in Jamnagar, Gujarat. The project must be completed within 14 months from the issuance of the letter of award. The scope of work for the winning bidder will include design, engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) of the grid-connected solar power project with the evacuation of. The developer will also be required to undertake operation and maintenance for ten years. The eligibility criteria require the bidder to have experience of design, installation, and commissioning of solar projects with a cumulative capacity of at least 138 MW in or outside India on or after April 01, 2014. 124 MW of solar projects of the total capacity should have been commissioned and in operation in India, of which there must be two solar projects of 40 MW. The last date for the submission of bids is October 05, 2020.
Recently, GSECL issued a tender to set up a cumulative of 110 MW of solar power plants in Gujarat. As per the tender guidelines, the plant sizes can vary between 10 MW to 55 MW across three substations. The projects will be provided power evacuation feasibility and land by the state. The sites include Sanesh in Bhavnagar district for 55 MW, Pachchham in Ahmedabad, for a capacity of 40 MW and Nikava in Jamnagar, for 15 MW. The project completion timelines are 15 months for Sanesh, 12 months for Pachchham and 10 months for Nikava.