Bangladesh’s North-West Power Generation Company Limited has tendered a 7.6 MW grid‑connected solar photo voltaic (PV) project to be developed in Soydabad, near the capital city of Dhaka. The bid submission deadline is January 11, 2018.
The project completion time-frame is one year from the date the letter of award is issued.
This a global engineering, construction, and procurement tender and the project will be developed on a turnkey basis. The scope of work includes engineering, design, manufacturing, procuring, inspection, supply, installation, erection, testing, and commissioning of the grid-connected solar project.
Of late, Bangladesh is increasing its efforts to procure solar to meet its domestic energy demands. The Bangladesh Power Development Board recently signed a 20-year contract with privately owned Teesta Solar Limited, a sister concern of BEXIMCO Group, to procure 200 MW of solar electricity.
Saumy is a senior staff reporter with MercomIndia.com covering business and energy news since 2016. Prior to Mercom, Saumy was a copy editor at Thomson Reuters. Saumy earned his Bachelors Degree in Journalism & Mass Communication from the Manipal Institute of Communication at Manipal University. More articles from Saumy Prateek.