National Hydroelectric Power Corporation (NHPC) has invited bids for setting up of an aggregate 1082.16 kWp capacity of rooftop and small solar power plants at its four power stations/units in the state of Himachal Pradesh. The selected developers shall also provide warranty and comprehensive operations and maintenance of the plants.
The plants are to be set up at Chamera-I (155 kWp), Chamera-II (230 kWp), Parbati-II (125 kWp) and Parbati-III (500 kWp and 72.16 kWp) in Himachal Pradesh.
Completion period of the plants, including commissioning, is 9 months from the date of issue of notification of award. Duration of comprehensive operation and maintenance is 5 years from the date of completion of the project.
To be eligible, the bidder should have experience of successfully completing—on engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) basis—a solar power project of at least 866 kWp capacity or two solar power projects of at least 541 kWp capacity each or three solar power projects of at least 433 kWp capacity each.
The bidder should also have at least one-year experience of providing operations and maintenance for a solar power project of at least 400 kWp capacity.
The deadline for bid submission is May 20, and the bids will be opened on May 23.