- NTPC REL has launched a tender to procure solar modules with a combined capacity of 1.46 GW DC
- It seeks to deploy these under 4 packages, all of which can be bid for in various combinations
- Locations are described as Shajapur in Madhya Pradesh, Bhuj in Gujarat and Bhadla in Rajasthan
NTPC Renewable Energy Limited (NTPC REL), the renewable energy arm of state-owned Indian utility NTPC Limited has invited bids for the supply of solar modules for a total of 1.46 GW DC capacity in Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat and Rajasthan.
For the NTPC REL module supply tender, bids can be offered for 4 packages. Specifically, it wants monofacial crystalline solar PV modules for 2 units of Shajapur project in Madhya Pradesh. Unit 1 has a project capacity of 148.05 MW DC under package A, and unit 2 has 310.20 MW DC capacity under package B. Last year in November 2022, NTPC was seeking module suppliers for 460.55 MW DC at Shajapur Solar Park (see NTPC Seeking Solar Modules For 325 MW MP PV Projects).
Bifacial modules need to be delivered for 625 MW Bhadla project in Rajasthan under package C, and the same for 375 MW DC for Bhuj project in Gujarat under package D.
Bidders can submit bids for all the packages in various combinations as specified in the tender call.
The tender was launched on June 1, 2023 with invitation for bid (IFB) number as NRE-CS-BULK(M)-004-9, and last date to submit the same as July 6, 2023.