State-run power producer NTPC has invited domestic bids to develop up to 1.2 GW of grid-connected solar power projects in Rajasthan. The projects shall come upon the land identified by the installers, which shall be transferred/leased in the name of NTPC Ltd.
The projects are tendered under the Open category, allowing the use of solar cells and modules of any origin.
The work scope includes design, engineering, manufacturing, supply, installation, and commissioning of the PV projects located in Rajasthan. Identifying and arranging grid connectivity at STU substation of 33 kV and above also falls under the installer’s scope.
The installer shall provide operation and maintenance of the complete solar plant, including transmission system up to interconnecting STU substation, for three years from the date of commissioning.
Installers can compete for a minimum of 50 MW up to 600 MW. Individual projects shall be of minimum 10 MW size, increasing in multiples of 10 MW.