SJVN has launched a 100 MW AC solar tender for Phase IX of Dholera Solar Park in Gujarat, India. On completion, Dholera Solar Park is planned to have 5 GW capacity. (Photo Credit: TaiyangNews)
- SJVN has launched a tender to select EPC contractors for 100 MW AC solar project
- This project is to be located within Dholera Solar Park under Phase IX in Gujarat
- Selected company will have to commission the project within 15 months of getting the LOA
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For the Dholera Solar Park coming up in the Indian state of Gujarat, SJVN Limited has launched a solicitation to seek EPC contractors to set up a 100 MW AC solar power plant. A joint venture between the Government of India and the State Government of Himachal Pradesh, SJVN is a hydroelectric power generation company.
The notice inviting tender (NIT) is for design, engineering, supply, erection, testing and commissioning of the 100 MW AC capacity at Dholera Solar Park (Phase IX) along with 10-year comprehensive operation and maintenance (O&M) services.
SJVN says it will enter into a power purchase agreement (PPA) with Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Limited (GUVNL) in response to a request for selection process launched in March 2020 (see GUVNL Re-Tenders 700 MW Solar Capacity For Dholera Solar Park).
As per the SJVN tender, the EPC work on the project should complete and be commissioned within 15 months from the date of issuing the letter of award (LOA). All empaneled companies with the SJVN shall be eligible to participate in the NIT. It may also opt for an e-reverse auction post the opening of price bids.
Last date to submit bids is July 16, 2020. Details of the tender can be accessed on SJVN’s e-procurement website.
Dholera Solar Park is set to come up in Dholera Special Investment Region for an estimated INR 250 billion investment and on completion is likely to boast 5 GW capacity.