GIPCL looking for EPC contractors to develop 150 MW solar PV projects

Gujarat Industries Power Company Limited (GIPCL) has floated tender looking to appoint engineering procurement construction (EPC) contractors for 150 MW of grid-connected solar PV projects.

100 MW solar PV projectwill be developed at Raghanesda Ultra Mega Solar Park, Dist. Banaskantha,while 50 MW will be developed at Dholera Solar Park, Dist: Ahmedabad.

Last date for the submission of the bid is May 6, 2019.

If a single bidder bids to construct project only in Dholera, then out of the 50 MW project at Dholera, there must be at least one solar PV project block of 40 MW capacity. Similarly, if a single bidder bids for constructing project only at Raghanesada, then out of the 100 MW project at Raghanesada, there must be at least one solar PV power project block of 75 MW.

Scope of work includes design, engineering, supply, procurement, construction, and commissioning of the grid-connected solar projects.

GIPCL in the tender document notes that bidders should have experience of designing, supplying, installing, commissioning and operating solar projects of 150 MW or above in India on or after April 1, 2014.

As per the tender document a single bidder can bid for the entire capacity. To ensure timely completion of projects, GIPCL can award the contract to two bidders.

Successful bidders will have to provide operation and maintenance (O&M) services for ten years and the time frame for project completion is 485 days from the date the Letter of Intent (LoI) is issued.

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