Neyveli Lignite Corporation (NLC) has tendered 250 MW (AC)
of large-scale solar projects in the state of Odisha. The projects will be
spread over five locations with a minimum capacity of 50 MW each. The
bid-submission deadline is March 1, 2017. Contractors will be selected through
a competitive bidding process.
The scope of work includes, land procurement, design,
engineering, manufacture, inspection at suppliers’ works,
supply, insurance, transport, erection, storage, testing, commissioning, and
provisional takeover with power evacuation system including grid-connectivity
and approval from Odisha State Electricity Authorities.
The successful developers will also need to provide
operation and maintenance for the projects for a period of 15 years after commissioning.
This is the second tender issued by NLC this year. Mercom previously
reported that NLC tendered 500 MW (AC) of solar in the state of Tamil Nadu.