The Bangladesh-China Renewable Energy Company (Pvt.) Limited (BCRECL) is looking for EPC contractors to build 60 MW Pabna Solar Park in Sujanagar, Bangladesh. The project needs to be completed on a turnkey basis.

Broad scope of work involves engineering, design, procurement, supply, installation, erection, testing and commissioning the facility along with constructing a 37 km, 132 kV double circuit transmission line with substation bay extension.

The company expects the winner of the tender to complete the work within 18 months duration. Bidders can be of any nationality, except for Israel.

BCRECL expects the solar project to start commercial operations by December 31, 2022 on 205.7 acres of land which it has acquired on lease from Bangladesh Bridge Authority (BBA).

Last date to submit bids for this tender is December 27, 2021. Tender details are available on the Bangladesh government’s Central Procurement Technical Unit website under Tender Package No. 009/BCRECL/PabnaSolar/2021. Technical documents can be found on BCRECL’s website.

BCRECL is part of Bangladesh-China Power Company (Pvt.) Limited (BCPCL) which is a joint venture between Bangladesh’s North-West Power Generation Company Limited and China National Machinery Import & Export Corporation. It is mandated to implement solar and/or based power plants of approximately 500 MW at Sirajganj, Pabna, Patuakhali or any other suitable region.

In August 2021, it launched an EPC tender for a 68 MW solar power plant in Sirajganj region (see EPC Tender For 68 MW Solar Project In Bangladesh).