Tender brief

NHPC has issued an EPC tender for 1,000 MW solar project across India. Tender scope also includes O&M sevices for 10 years.


Tender details

Total capacity 1,000 MW
Open capacity 1,000 MW
DCR capacity -
Storage capacity -
Tender scope EPC - (Sub tender)
Solar park NA
Tendering authority CPSU
Offtaker/ Power consumer NHPC
PPA tenure NA
Benchmark tariff/ VGF/ CAPEX NA
Allocation basis Capital cost bid
Technology PV
Bid size 100 - 1,000 MW
Minimum CUF -
Required bank guarantees NA
Technical criteria

Experience in commissioning atleast 40 MW of cumulative solar capacity including one solar project of 10 MW

Financial criteria

Minimum annual average turnover of INR 12.7 million/ MW
Minimum working capital of INR 7 million/ MW
Positive net worth

Commissioning timeline 15 months

Following table shows the tender results:

Bidder State Allocated capacity, MW Contract value, INR million
Adani Infra Gujarat 600 42,956
Tata Power Solar Rajasthan 300 17,315
SSEL-ASR Andhra Pradesh 100 5,772

Tender status

Results announced

Tender timeline

Tender release 01 October 2021
Bid submission 25 November 2021
Bid result 12 May 2022
Estimated PPA signing July 2022
Estimated COD October 2023

Tender documents