• NTPC has floated a tender inviting bids for 6 MW battery energy storage system
  • This system is to be grid integrated with a 17 MW solar PV project in Manglutan in South Andaman
  • Winning bidders will also have to provide operations and maintenance services for 25 years post successful trial run
  • Last date to submit bids for this tender is set as July 3, 2017

The National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) has invited bids for battery energy storage system (BESS) for a 17 MW solar PV project it is developing in the Union Territory of Andaman & Nicobar Islands. The tender is for 6 MW capacity for the project located at Manglutan in South Andaman.

Scope of work will include design, engineering, supply, installations, testing, commissioning and grid integration with the 17 MW PV plant, among other tasks. The winning party will also have to provide comprehensive operations and maintenance services of the BESS for a period of 25 years from the date of successful trial run completion.

NTPC had signed a MoU with the A&N administration to develop 50 MW PV with battery storage (see Solar+Storage For Andaman & Nicobar Islands).  

Bid documents can be bought till June 2, 2017, and the same can be submitted latest by July 3, 2017.

Details about the tender can be accessed on NTPC’s tender website.