National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) has floated tender for 1,200 MW of interstate transmission system (ISTS)-connected solar photovoltaic (PV) projects.
These projects are to be developed in the western region of the country. while the deadline for bid-submission is December 19, 2018, the technical bids will open on December 20, 2018.
An NTPC official was quoted as saying by Mercom: “The minimum bid capacity is 50 MW and the maximum a single bidder can bid for is 600 MW. There is no upper tariff ceiling for this tender.”
The grid-connected solar PV projects will be developed on build own operate (BOO) basis. According to NTPC, the projects will be developed near NTPC switchyards. The scope of work includes the design, engineering, manufacturing, supply, packing and forwarding, transportation, unloading, storage, installation, and commissioning of grid-connected ISTS-connected solar PV projects.
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