THDC India has issued an invitation for bids from consultants to prepare a detailed project report (DPR) for the development of the 1 GW Phase-I ultra mega solar power park within a 2 GW solar park in Jaisalmer, Rajasthan.
The estimated cost of the project is Rs 9.62 million, and the consultants are required to submit the DPR within 90 days of receiving the work order.
The deadline for bid submissions is January 30, 2024, with the opening of bids scheduled for the following day.
Bidders are obligated to provide an earnest money deposit of Rs 96,200. Those who are selected must submit 5% of the contract value as a performance bank guarantee within 15 days after the issuance of the letter of award.
The project is designated to take place at Bodana Village, Nachana-I Tehsil, in Jaisalmer, covering an approximate area of 10,000 acre.
The DPR must encompass various elements, including site engineering assessment, soil testing reports, evaluation of solar radiation resources, topography details, hydrology data, load flow assessment for the proposed substation, environmental impact assessment, and social impact assessment.
In addition to these requirements, the chosen bidder is also mandated to provide the estimated solar power cost in the park and a schedule for the project’s execution. Detailed information on the availability of transmission capacity up to the termination point, both within the state and interstate, must also be provided.