DVC Releases Tender for 8 MW Ground Mounted Solar PV Power Plants in Jharkhand


Damodar Valley Corporation (DVC) invites bid from eligible bidders on e-Tendering mode Single Stage – three envelopes basis, followed by On-line Reverse Auction for Design, Engineering, Supply, Construction, Erection, Testing, Commissioning and 5 years O&M of 8 MW (AC) Ground Mounted Solar PV Power Plants at Panchet, Dist. Dhanbad in the state of Jharkhand.


Bid Security / Earnest Money Deposit (EMD) is Rs. 51,64,577/- and Cost of Tender Documents(non–refundable) is Rs 35,000/- inclusive of GST as applicable.


Final date to submit the bids is 27 March 2023 and on the following day the bids will be opened.


The Damodar Valley Corporation (DVC) has released a tender requiring the bidder to have experience in designing, supplying, erecting, and commissioning Solar Photo Voltaic (SPV) based grid-connected power plants with a cumulative installed capacity of 4 MW or higher. The bidder should have constructed at least two plants of 0.8 MW or higher capacity, which have been in successful operation for a minimum of six months before the last date of bid submission.

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Alternatively, the bidder can be a developer of SPV-based grid-connected power plants and must have constructed a reference plant of 0.8 MW or higher capacity at a single location for themselves or a client.

The bidder’s net working capital should be at least Rs. 16.28 crore, and their average annual turnover for the best three financial years out of the last five financial years should be around Rs. 65.14 crore. The bidder’s net worth should not be less than 100% of the paid-up share capital.

The tender requires contractors to supply solar modules, mounting structures, string combiner boxes, power conditioning units, inverters, and necessary equipment to construct a 33 kV bay at the existing 132/33 kV Panchet Hydel Station switchyard. The vendors must provide a guarantee for the materials and equipment for 18 months from the delivery date or 12 months from the commissioning date.

The project must use mono-crystalline or poly-crystalline modules approved by the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy’s Approved List of Models and Manufacturers (ALMM).

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