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West Bengal State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (WBSEDCL) has issued an Expression Of Interest (EOI) inviting of EPC contractors for engineering, procurement and construction of turnkey solar power plant under the 125 MW phase-1 of solar park project in Mouzas Dadanpatrabar, Mania & Dakshin Purusottampur in Purba Medinipur, West Bengal.
Funds from the German Bilateral Finance Cooperation and matching equity of the West Bengal government are earmarked for this Solar Park Project.
Along with EPC work for the project the scope of work for the successful bidders will include comprehensive operation & maintenance (O&M) of the Solar project for 3 years.
The last date for bid submission is 30-06-2020.The techno-commercial bids will be opened on 03-07-2020.
According to the tender document The EPC contractor should have adequate professional knowledge and long-term experience in constructing similar solar projects in the past.
To participate in this tender EPC contractors should have successful experience in construction works in earthquake-endangered regions and and sites with extreme climate and weather conditions.
In March, West Bengal Power Development Corporation Ltd.(WBPDCL) had floated a tender for 10 MW grid-connected floating solar photovoltaic power plants in Sagardighi Thermal Power Project (SGTPP), Murshidabad, West Bengal.The scope of work includes design & engineering, manufacture / procurement, supply, installation, testing and commissioning of the plants. Bidders should also provide five years of operation and maintenance.Estimated cost of this plant is Rs.60.02cr which includes GST.