Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has issued an invitation for bids to appoint an agency for conducting soil investigation at proposed renewable energy project sites in Leh, Ladakh, with a total capacity of 13 GW. The project requires thorough geotechnical analysis, which should be completed within eight months of signing the contract.
Interested bidders must submit their proposals by August 7, 2023, and bids will be opened on the same day. The scope of work includes providing all necessary equipment, skilled labor, technical personnel, and arranging water for drilling. The selected agency will be responsible for conducting comprehensive field and laboratory investigations, analyzing and interpreting test data, and preparing a geotechnical report.
To be eligible for the bid, interested agencies should have completed similar works with specific cost criteria over the past three years, and at least one of the projects should have been undertaken for a government entity or public sector undertaking. Additionally, bidders must meet the minimum average annual turnover and net worth requirements. In case of any delays attributed to the consultant, liquidated damages will be applicable as per the contract terms.
The project in Leh, Ladakh, aims to advance India’s renewable energy sector and enhance clean energy generation in the region.
Recently SECI has issued a tender seeking qualified agencies for conducting a Geo-Technical Study and Topography Survey at the Mithakari site in South Andaman.