Tender brief

NHPC has issued an EPC tender to develop 75 MW solar capacity anywhere in India. Tender scope also includes O&M services for 5 years. The energy generated will be sold through power exchanges.

Tender details

Total capacity 75 MW
Open capacity 75 MW
DCR capacity -
Storage capacity -
Tender scope EPC
Solar park NA
Tendering authority Other PSU
Offtaker/ Power consumer Other
PPA tenure NA
Benchmark tariff/ VGF/ CAPEX NA
Allocation basis Capital cost bid
Technology PV
Bid size 75 MW
Minimum CUF 25%
Required bank guarantees

EMD: INR 43 million

PBG: 3% of contract value

Technical criteria

Experience in commissioning cumulative installed capacity of at least 40 MW, of which at least one plant should be of 10 MW capacity or execution of an industrial project worth at least INR 1.5 billion in power, steel, oil and gas, petro-chemical, fertilizer, cement, coal mining, coal handling or other process industries

Financial criteria

Minimum average annual turnover: INR 1 billion 

Positive net worth

Minimum working capital: INR 560 million 

Commissioning timeline 15 months

Land requirement: 4 acres/ MW

Tender status


Tender timeline

Tender release 07 April 2022
Bid submission 31 May 2022

Tender documents