NTPC floats tender for 4 MW solar power capacity with battery storage in Greater Noida

NTPC Limited has floated a tender inviting bids to set up a 4 MW ground mounted solar project with a 1 MW/1MWh battery energy storage system and induction-based cooking system at NTPC Energy Technology Research Alliance (NETRA) facility in Greater Noida. As per the tender guidelines, the scope of work includes design, engineering, fabrication, procurement, packing, supply, transportation, construction, erection, and commissioning of the project along with supply, installation, and commissioning of an induction-based cooking system at NETRA, in Greater Noida. The allowed period of work for the project is 365 days from the notification of award. The bid submission deadline is July 21, 2021.

To be eligible for bidding, the bidder should have designed, supplied, erected, and commissioned grid-mounted solar projects of a minimum capacity of 3.2 MW at any single location.The bidder should also have installed a grid-connected BEES of a minimum capacity of 500 kW at any single location. Further, the bidder’s average annual turnover should be at least Rs 162.5 million in the last three financial years as of the bid opening date.The net worth of the bidder on the last day of the preceding financial year should not be less than 100 percent of the paid-up share capital.The selected bidder will have to furnish performance security for 10 per cent of the contract value for all contracts within 28 days from receiving the notification of award.

Recently, in line with its clean energy initiatives, NTPC Limited floated a global Expression of Interest (EoI) to set up two pilot projects: a standalone fuel cell-based backup power system and a standalone fuel cell-based microgrid system with hydrogen production using electrolyser at NTPC premises. Through the projects, NTPC is looking to further strengthen its footprint in green and clean fuel. It will collaborate for implementation and further commercialisation of the projects.

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