20 MW Floating Solar Tender From NTPC

NTPC Floats Another Floating Solar PV Tender; Invites Bids For 20 MW Floating Solar Power Project To Be Located At Anta Gas Power Station In Rajasthan
04:09 AM (Beijing Time) - 16. January 2019
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NTPC will develop a 20 MW floating solar power plant at its Baran, Anta located gas power station in Rajasthan, for which it has issued a tender. Pictured is the view from Shergarh Fort in Baran district of Rajasthan. (Photo Credit: District Administration Baran)

Key Takeaways

  • NTPC has launched a 20 MW floating solar PV project tender for its Anta Gas Power Station in Rajasthan
  • Solar PV cells and modules can be sourced from anywhere in the world
  • Comprehensive operation and maintenance of the project for 3 years post commissioning will also be the responsibility of the successful bidder
  • Last date to submit bids is February 13, 2019 and techno-commercial bids will be opened the next day, February 14, 2019

Continuing with its streak of issuing floating solar PV tenders in quick succession since October 2018, the National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) has announced one more with 20 MW capacity (see 100 MW Floating PV Tender From NTPC). It has invited bids to develop the 20 MW grid-connected floating solar power project at NTPC Anta Gas Power Station in Anta, Rajasthan.

Scope of work includes design, engineering, manufacturing, supply, packing and forwarding, transportation, unloading, storage, installation and commissioning of the grid connected solar project, along with comprehensive operation and maintenance of the plant for 3 years post commissioning.

Successful bidders will be at liberty to source PV modules and cells from anywhere in the world. They will need to supply floaters, installation, anchoring, fixing of floaters for SPV panels, pathways corresponding to a minimum of 28 MW.  NTPC will finance the project through own resources.

Bid documents will be available till January 25, 2019 and last date to submit these is February 13, 2019. Techno-commercial bid will be opened on February 14, 2019. Further details are available on NTPC website.

Developed with assistance from the World Bank and IBJ, Baran district located 413 MW Anta Gas Power Project supplies electricity to the states of Uttar Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, Chandigarh, Rajasthan, Haryana, Punjab, Delhi and Uttaranchal.

Anu Bhambhani

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