The Indian Government has released out the notice declaring the parameters that need to be fulfilled by the consultants to be a part of Owners Engineers (OE) services for 100MW (AC) Solar PV Project (160MWp DC capacity) along with 40MW/120 MWh Battery Energy Storage System at district Rajnandgaon, Chhattisgarh.

The following points are to be noted-

  • The Solar Energy Cooperation of India Limited (SECI) has enrolled itself for financing from the World Bank towards the cost of the innovations in the Solar Power & Hybrid Technologies Project and intends to apply part of the proceeds toward eligible payments under the contract for the consulting services.
  • The Selection of Consultancy Firm for Owners Engineer (OE) services for 100 MW (AC) Solar PV Project (160MWp DC capacity) along with 40MW/120 MWh Battery Energy Storage System at district Rajnandgaon, Chhattisgarh, India during Design, Construction, Commissioning and Operations of the facility under Innovations in Solar Power & Hybrid Technologies Project in India to be hired for a total period of 30 Months.
  • The SECI has invited the eligible consulting firms to submit their proposals for rendering the services. The interested consultants can look out and download the RFP document from the official website https://www.bharat-electronictender.com. A Consultant will be selected as per the Quality & Cost-based selection (QCBS) method set out in the Procurement Regulations.

The consultants should be careful enough that any addenda available on the website is also downloaded and incorporated before the submission of proposals. 

Consultants can also associate themselves with other firms as a joint venture. The important point while taking part as a joint venture which consultants should keep in mind is that all the partners in the joint venture shall be jointly and severally liable for the entire contract if selected.