Vedanta Limited, a subsidiary of Cairn Oil & Gas, is planning to develop a solar project for captive consumption in the state of Rajasthan.
The company has issued a notice inviting expressions of interest (EoIs) to develop the solar photovoltaic (PV) project with a minimum capacity 20 MW and a maximum capacity 50 MW.
The project will be developed in Rajasthan’s Barmer district. The bid-submission deadline is February 6, 2018.
The scope of work for the project includes conceptualization, engineering, supply, installation, testing, commissioning, and power evacuation.
The successful bidder will be responsible for five years of operation and maintenance (O&M) services following project commissioning.
According to the notification issued by Cairn, bidders must have executed a minimum of one contract of 20 MW or more of PV module-based solar power plants within the last three years.
According to Mercom’s India Solar Project Tracker, Rajasthan has an installed capacity of over 2,100 MW of solar power.
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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.