The Maharashtra State Power Generation Co. Ltd. (MAHAGENCO) has issued an official notification inviting competitive bids for the selection of an Engineering, Procurement, and Construction (EPC) package, along with land, to facilitate the design, engineering, manufacturing, supply, erection, inspection, installation, testing, and commissioning of 600 MWAC Grid-Connected Ground-Mounted Solar Photovoltaic (PV) projects. This initiative also encompasses the construction of an associated power evacuation system up to the State Transmission Utility (STU) substation, coupled with a three-year Operation and Maintenance (O&M) agreement.
The ambitious project in question calls for a minimum individual project capacity of 50 MWAC at a single location anywhere in the state of Maharashtra, India. To ensure a transparent and competitive bidding process, MAHAGENCO has adopted a Two-Bid System, comprising separate bids for technical/commercial aspects and pricing.
The deadline for accepting queries/comments from bidders is October 18, 2023, at 17:00 Hrs. IST. Any amendments to the bid document will be issued on October 23, 2023, at 17:00 Hrs. IST, and the last date for online sale of bid documents is October 30, 2023, at 15:00 Hrs. IST.
Bidders must submit their online bids by October 31, 2023, at 12:00 Hrs. IST, with the physical support documents due by the same date at 15:00 Hrs. IST. The opening of techno-commercial bids is scheduled for October 31, 2023, at 17:00 Hrs. IST, while the due date for the opening of price bids will be intimated later.
MAHAGENCO retains the right to cancel or withdraw this Invitation for Bids without providing any specific reason for such a decision. This ambitious solar project is expected to contribute significantly to the renewable energy landscape in Maharashtra, aligning with India’s broader sustainability goals.