Tehri Hydro Development Corporation Limited India Ltd (THDCIL) is on the lookout for engineering procurement construction (EPC) firms to develop up to 100 MW of solar photovoltaic (PV) projects in Uttar Pradesh. The bid-submission deadline for the tender is March 27, 2018.
The scope of work includes, EPC of the grid-connected solar PV projects. The successful bidder/s will also have to provide operation and maintenance (O&M) services for a period of 25 years.
Minimum project capacity will be 10 MW at a single location. THDCIL has mandated that a single district won’t have more than 30 MW of solar PV projects or three projects of 10 MW each.
Land identification and acquisition will be the responsibility of the successful bidder, who will in turn transfer the land under THDCIL’s name within four months of signing of power purchase agreement (PPA) with UPPCL. Project completion timeframe is 12 months from the date of PPA signing.
Joint ventures and consortiums are barred from participating in this tender.
Mercom previously reported that in collaboration with Kerala State Electricity Board (KSEB), Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI), the THDCIL is helping develop a 50 MW grid-connected solar PV project in Kerala.
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.