BHEL Tenders for O&M of 50 MW Solar Plant in Andhra Pradesh

Feb 6, 2020 09:53 AM ET
  • BHEL has provided a tender for carrying out the O&M jobs for NTPC's 50 MW solar power plant in Andhra Pradesh on an As-is-Where-is basis.

Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has provided a tender, inviting quotes from qualified companies for carrying out the operation and upkeep (O&M) tasks for NTPC’& rsquo; s 50 MW solar energy plant in Kadiri, Andhra Pradesh on an As-is-Where-is basis.

The scope of work includes for the full, final and entire conclusion of all works as detailed in specifications and illustrations, which forms part of this Contract. It also includes cleaning/removing all debris in line with a bill of quantity as directed by Engineer In-charge. The scope under this agreement will also cover the supply of all products, labour, tools, and plants, and so on, unless otherwise defined in the requirements, descriptions of items or in foregoing provisions. The chosen bidders will be contracted for a duration of 20 months beginning February 2020.

The last date for submission of bids is February 12, 2020, and the techno-commercial bids will be opened on the exact same date. The estimated cost of the job is Rs 86.07 lakh and all bidders should send an Earnest Cash Deposit of Rs 1.72 lakh in addition to their quotes.

To be eligible for getting involved under the tender, the bidders ought to have a typical yearly monetary turnover during the last 3 years ending March 31 of the previous fiscal year, not less than 30 percent of the NIT value.

In addition, the bidders need to have experience of having successfully completed similar works i.e. Operation and Maintenance of solar PV power plants throughout the last 7 years from the date of tender notice. The bidder needs to have performed O&M works for a minimum cumulative of 20 MW solar PV power plants in India with each plant having more than 5 MW capability for a minimum period of one year with at least one plant including switchyard of voltage level 33 kV and above.

Just recently, the firm had released a tender for undertaking the O&M of a 1.7 MW solar energy plant in Bina, Madhya Pradesh. The last date for bid submission on that tender is February 10, 2020.

Prior to that, the firm had actually issued a tender, seeking quotes from qualified business for performing the O&M work for a 50 MW solar energy plant at NTPC Mandsaur in Madhya Pradesh. According to the tender, NTPC has actually established a 250 MW grid-connected solar PV plant on an EPC basis at Gujarkhedi in Mandsaur district in Madhya Pradesh. The Plant is divided into 5 blocks each of 50 MW capability of which BHEL has established one block and is now looking for O&M services.

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