WBSEDCL Invites Bids To Build Two 10 MW Solar Power Projects At Gangapur

Coal India Floats EPC Tender To Select Contractors For 810 MW Solar Projects

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In the Rajnagar Block, Birbhum District of West Bengal, the West Bengal State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (WBSEDCL) plans to build two grid-connected and ground-mounted solar power plants at Gangapur-I and Gangapur-II, each with a capacity of 10 MW, for which the proposals have been invited.


For Gangapur-I and Gangapur-II, the anticipated total cost is around Rs. 622 million each. 


The online bid must be submitted by January 3, 2023, and the opening of bids will take place on January 5, 2023.

Bidders will not be charged any tender fees. However, each potential bidder must submit the required amount as an earnest money deposit of Rs. 12.5 million for each project.

Further, the winning bidder shall furnish a performance guarantee in an amount equal to or more than 3% of the total contract value within 30 days of obtaining the acceptance letter.

The scope of work for establishing the solar plant of the awarded capacity includes design and engineering, installation, supply, manufacture/procurement, testing, and commissioning, as well as the warranty obligation along with five years of thorough operation and maintenance (O&M).

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Bidders must have finished contracts for at least one similar project with costs not less than 50% of the quoted capacity in planning, installation, design and engineering, supply, testing, and commissioning with comprehensive O&M in order to be eligible for this tender. 

Alternately, they must have finished two comparable projects within the five years prior to the proposal submission date, each costing no less than 40% of the proposed capacity or three comparable projects that cost at least 30% of the requested project capacity apiece.

Bidders should have liquid assets or be able to obtain fund-based credit arrangements comprising at least 10% of the project’s anticipated cost. They must have produced an average annual turnover of at least 30% of the estimated package cost during the preceding 3 fiscal years. 

Additionally, over the preceding three fiscal years, their net worth ought to have risen.

View the tender notice here:

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