Karnataka Launched a Request for Proposal for Solar Power Projects

Posted on March 22, 2013 by


Solar PV_Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission _Phase 1_Batch 2The Karnataka Renewable Energy Development Ltd (KREDL) – an organization working to promote renewable energy in the state has recently announced the Request for Proposal (RfP) to undertake the development of Solar Thermal or Solar PV projects in the State of Karnataka. The RfP is looking for bidders to develop either PV or CSP projects, with a minimum capacity of 3 MW and a cap of 10 MW.

The salient features of this RfP document

Project Capacity

A bidder may submit Bids for developing the Project(s) under solar thermal technology (Solar Thermal Project) or solar PV technology (Solar PV Project) or both. A Bidder could propose any number of Projects. Provided that the minimum capacity of the project proposed by the Bidder shall be at least 3 MW and the maximum capacity shall be 10 MW.

Grid Connectivity

The Developer will be responsible for power evacuation from the solar power plant to the nearest sub-station at the voltage level of 33/66/110 KV. There is another condition that, the selected bidder is required to obtain power evacuation approval within 180 days of signing of the Power Purchase Agreement from Karnataka Power Transmission Company Limited.

Bidding Process

KREDL adopted a single stage bidding process.  The authority invites Bids from eligible parties for the project electronically through e-procurement platform of the Government of Karnataka (The URL is www.eproc.karnataka.gov.in) as well as in the physical mode in accordance with the terms of RFP. Bidders are required to submit the following sets of documents as part of their Bid.

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