CMPDI Invites Bids for 1.03 MW Solar Power Project in Jharkhand’s Central Coalfields

Representational image. Credit: Canva

Central Mine Planning and Design Institute (CMPDI), a subsidiary of Coal India, has announced an invitation for bids to install a 1.03 MW solar power project for Central Coalfields in Jharkhand. The scope of work includes the design, engineering, construction, fabrication, erection, supply, installation, testing, and commissioning of a grid-connected 1.03 MWp solar power plant.


The solar project will consist of rooftop installations totaling 890 kWp, distributed across different areas: 60 kWp in Amrapali Area, 50 kWp in Magadh Area, 190 kWp in Piparwar Area, 310 kWp in NK Area, and 280 kWp in Giridih Area. Additionally, a ground-mounted installation of 140 kWp will be set up in Amrapali and Kathara Area. The project encompasses all civil, structural, and electrical works, along with other necessary accessories and facilities for a complete setup. It will also include power evacuation and comprehensive operation and maintenance of the plant for a duration of five years.

The estimated value of the project, inclusive of GST, is ₹465.71 lakh. Bidders are required to submit an earnest money deposit of ₹5.82 lakh to participate in the bidding process.

Also Read  RWE Scales Up Spanish Solar Business through Large-scale Solar Farms

The project completion period spans 2065 days, comprising two phases. The first phase, involving the construction of the plant, including testing and commissioning, is slated for completion within 240 days. The second phase entails comprehensive operation and maintenance of the plant for 1825 days.

The bid submission end date is set for 08-Aug-2023 at 11:00 AM, while the bid opening date is scheduled for 09-Aug-2023 at 12:00 PM.

Through this initiative, CMPDI aims to harness solar energy to meet the energy needs of Central Coalfields in Jharkhand, contributing to cleaner and more sustainable power generation while reducing the carbon footprint. The project presents an opportunity for renewable energy companies to participate in this significant solar power venture and aid in the country’s transition towards greener energy solutions.

View the tender document below:

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.