NHPC has issued 2 separate tenders for 600 MW solar power capacity to be developed in Tamil Nadu. (Illustrative Photo; Photo Credit: pan demin/Shutterstock.com)
- NHPC has issued 2 separate tenders seeking EPC contractors for a total of 600 MW solar power capacity
- 500 MW ground mounted PV capacity needs to be set up anywhere in Tamil Nadu with ISTS connectivity
- 100 MW ground mounted PV project will also be located within Tamil Nadu
NHPC Limited, the Indian hydropower utility, has launched tenders to seek EPC contractors for a cumulative 600 MW capacity, in the form of 2 solar power projects, both ground mounted and both to be stationed in the state of Tamil Nadu.
The 500 MW ground mounted project with tender ID: ID:2021_NHPC_642806_1 needs to be set up anywhere within Tamil Nadu, connected with the Inter State Transmission System (ISTS) substation. Selected contractor will need to also provide comprehensive operation and maintenance (O&M) for the facility for 10 years.
Interested bidders can quote any capacity, with 100 MW minimum capacity to be sited at a single location and in multiples of 25 MW capacity of the project.
Last date to submit bids through online medium is October 5, 2021.
Remaining 100 MW PV capacity too needs to be a ground mounted grid connected facility to be stationed within Tamil Nadu, connected with state transmission utility (STU) substation. Selected bidder will also be expected to set up associated power evacuation system, and provide comprehensive O&M for 10 years.
Last date to submit bids for this tender with tender ID: 2021_NHPC_643708_1 is October 6, 2021.
Tender details for both projects will be available on the Government of India’s e-procurement website.
A few days back, NHPC launched an EPC tender for 100 MW floating PV capacity for Odisha’s Rengali reservoir (see India PV News Snippets: NHPC, MNRE, MoP, Hydrogen).