WBPDCL to get a 5 MW floating solar plant at its thermal power station


State-owned West Bengal Power Development Corporation Limited (WBPDCL) has invited domestic bids to set up a 5 MW grid-connected floating solar plant in its Santhaldih Thermal Power Station in Purulia district.

The plant will come upon a raw water pond.

The work includes design, engineering, manufacture/procurement, supply, erection, testing, commissioning, and five years of comprehensive operation and maintenance.

WBPDCL intends to finance the work with a grant from the government of West Bengal. 

To be eligible, the bidder should have executed similar work for grid-connected rooftop and/or ground-mounted and/or floating solar plants having a capacity of at least one 5 MWp or two 2 MWp at a single location during the preceding seven years.

Further, it should have operation and maintenance experience for a minimum of 5 MWp capacity plants or two plants of 2 MWp each.

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