The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has extended the bid submission deadline for its tender of 14 MW solar power plants with 42 MWh Battery Energy Storage Systems in Ladakh. Under the Prime Minister Development Package (PMDP), The projects will be developed at Leh and Kargil as 7 MW/ 21 MWh projects each.
The last date for bid submission and the techno-commercial bids has been extended from March 16, 2020, to April 16, 2020. The opening time of the bid remains the same which is at 16:00. Interested bidders must submit an Earnest Money Deposit of Rs 1.96 crore along with their bids.
A pre-bid meeting was held on 17.02.2020 in this regard to address the concerns raised by the prospective bidders. It resulted in launching the Pre-Bid query format which is to be used by respective bidders for sending their queries.
This project has been planned on the “Build Own Operate” basis and in line with the terms and conditions of this RfS the projects which are selected shall be given “Viability Gap Funding” (VGF).