Rajasthan opens bidding process for solar projects
Rajasthan has opened the bidding process for 100 MW of Solar Power Projects by bring out the RfS document on 15 December, 2011.
As per clause no.9 and 11.3 of solar policy, the Rajasthan Renewable Energy Corporation Limited (RREC), as the Nodal Agency and on behalf of Discoms of Rajasthan, will select solar power producer for setting up of five to 10 MW (AC) capacity power plants (total capacity 100 MW).
Selection of these solar power projects shall be through tariff based competitive bidding process. The bidder is free to choose any solar PV power generation technology viz crystalline silicon solar cell modules / thin film modules /concentrated PV modules/ any other technology manufactured in India or imported.
The RfS shall be issued to the bidders on any working day from 15 Dec, 2011 to 25 January, 2012, between 10:00 hours (IST) and 17:00 hours (IST) by RREC. The bids must be delivered to the address as given in Clause 2.0 on or before 15.00 hours (IST) on 30.1.2012. The capacity of each solar PV project shall be five MW±5% AC or 10 MW ±5% AC. Five MW AC capacity means five MW AC output at inverter.
Prospective bidders interested to participate in the bidding process are required to submit their RfS document along with a non-refundable processing fee at Rs 10,000 per MW.
Companies incorporated under the Company’s Act 1956 are eligible on standalone basis or as a part of the bidding consortium. A foreign company can also participate on standalone basis or as a member of consortium at RfS stage. But before signing of PPA it has to form an Indiancompany registered under the Company Act, 1956.