- RRVUNL is looking for consultants to provide consultancy for 2 GW solar park in Bikaner, Rajasthan
- Consultancy services are also required to be given for 810 MW capacity that will be established initally on site
- Selected consultant will be required for prepared feasibility report, DPR, bid document to finalize EPC contract, among broad scope of duties
The Rajasthan Rajya Vidyut Utpadan Nigam Ltd. (RRVUNL) has launched a tender seeking to hire a consultant to provide consultancy services for the development of a 2 GW solar park in Rajasthan’s Bikaner district. Consultancy services also need to provided for 810 MW capacity that RRVUNL will develop on site.
The 2 GW solar park will be completed with an additional 1.19 GW at a later stage. The electricity generator has identified 5,200-hectare government land to locate the park whose allotment is under process currently.
Selected consultant, to be selected basis L1 or the lowest offered bid, will be expected to prepare a feasibility report, detailed project report (DPR), prepare bid document to finalize EPC contract and evaluate bid documents for development of solar park, for development of the solar park.
For installation of the initial 810 MW solar power project, the consultant will be required to execute the above-mentioned tasks along with engineering services post EPC award of contract, construction site supervision services, and inspection services.
Consulting engineers will render all necessary comprehensive and effective services required in every respect to ensure smooth and timely completion of the project, according to the tender document.
To be located in Ramsar Chota Village, the park will be developed under the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy’s (MNRE) Ultra Mega Renewable Energy Power Parks (UMREPP) scheme mode-8 in a phased manner. Under mode-8 introduced by the MNRE in June 2020, the CPSU/state PSU/state government organization or their subsidiaries can act as the solar power project developer (SPPD). It mandates the proposed project must be completed within 2 years, with a provision of 1 year extension, failing which the state government may take back the allotted land.
Tender documents can be downloaded till February 10, 2022. Details can be viewed on RRVUNL’s website.
Under the state’s Solar Energy policy 2019, Rajasthan aims to realize 30 GW of solar energy capacity by FY 2024-25 through 24 GW utility scale, 4 GW distributed generation and 1 GW each from solar rooftops and solar pumps (see Rajasthan Targets 30 GW Solar By FY 2024-25).