The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE), Government of India announced Details for participation in the pre-bid meeting through video conferencing for the RFP of Developing a Long Term Vision, Implementation Plan, Road Map, and Institutional Framework for implementing One Sun One World One Grid.
It is directed that interested firms shall submit the following details: a) The details of the firm/organization related to the eligibility criteria who are seeking to participate in the RFP b) Details of the Person(s) participating in the Pre-Bid meeting c) Queries.
Bidders must submit the above information latest by 19th June 2020.
A link to join the video conference will be shared soon to interested participants, the announcement informed.
MNRE has earlier invited proposals from qualifying Consulting Firms for “Developing a long-term vision, implementation plan, road map and institutional framework for implementing “One Sun One World One Grid”.
The scope of work is planned to be undertaken in a phased approach consisting of three phases viz. assessment, design & pilot followed by a full-scale roll-out.
A Pre-bid Meeting was scheduled at 5 th June 2020 later MNRE announced that it has extended the pre-bid meeting date for this tender from 5 th June 2020 to 22nd June 2020. The deadline for submission of Questions was extended from 15th June 2020 to 29th June 2020. The date of response to vendors’ requests for clarification was extended from 29th June 2020 to 13th July 2020.
To qualify for this bid the bidding entity must be a legal entity registered either in India or any other country under applicable laws. JV or Consortium is allowed (Lead partner or consortium/JV partner) of complementary functional expertise with at least one Indian firm in the JV or Consortium. JV or Consortium should include adequate expertise to demonstrate the following: Direct experience on cross border power transmission covering multiple countries (i.e South Asia, South East Asia, Africa, China, Europe, Middle East, North America, etc.,) In-depth understanding of Power systems, power market, power planning, Transmission planning covering each country of interest, Direct experience in undersea transmission feasibility and experience in desert (extreme weather variation), Experience in environment and social impact assessment studies.
The bidding entity must also have MAAT (Average of last 3 years) to be INR 500 Crores from consulting business in India or any other country. Chartered Accountant certificate should be provided.