NTPC Invites Bids for HT Switchgear Package for Solapur Solar Project in Maharashtra

NTPC Limited has floated an invitation for bids (IFB) for a high tension (HT) switchgear package for its solar project at Solapur in Maharashtra.

Interested bidders must submit their bids with a bid security amount of ₹100,000 (~$1,339). The last date for bid submission is June 11, 2020.

To be eligible to take part in the competitive bidding process, bidders should have manufactured and supplied at least ten 11 kV switchgear panels with a fault rating of at least 40 kA for one second and 100 kA peak, as well as ten vacuum circuit breakers for 11 kV panels with a rating of 40 kA root mean square (RMS) breaking, 100 kW peak making and a fault rating of 40 kA for one second.

These products should have been in successful operation for at least two years before the date of the techno-commercial bid opening. Applicants must also have had an average annual turnover of at least ₹8.5 million (~$113,839) in the last three years. The net worth of the bidder as on the last day of the preceding financial year should not be less than 100% of the paid-up share capital. In case


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