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KARNATAKA. POWER CORPORATION LIMITED (A Govt. of Karnataka Enterprise) SOLAR PV POWER PLANTS ABSTRACT BID NOTIFICATION No.CE(EI&TA) /Solar PV Date: 27.07.2009 1.0 Karnataka Power Corporation Limited invites sealed bids on EPC contract basis in duplicate from qualified bidders for the “Design, manufacture, supply, erection, testing and commissioning of grid connected solar PV plant (crystalline technology) equipments of 1MWp capacity at Yapaldinni village of Raichur District in Karnataka State, as demonstration Project, along with grid connecting equipments and all associated civil works.” 2.0 The last date for receipt of application along with documentary evidence in support of minimum qualification requirements for issue of bid documents is up to 10.08.2009. Further details can be had from: Chief Engineer (EI&TA) Karnataka Power Corporation Limited, Sudarshan Complex, III Floor, No.22/23, Sheshadri Road, Bangalore-560009. Karnataka, India. E mail: email@example.com TELE PHONE: 080-22258431 MOBILE : 9845018117 TELEFAX : 080-22258431 website : www.karnatakapower.com 1 KARNATAKA. POWER CORPORATION LIMITED (A Govt. of Karnataka enterprise) SOLAR PV POWER PLANTS BRIEF BID NOTIFICATION No.CE(EI&TA)/SOLAR-PV 1.0 Karnataka Power Corporation Limited invites sealed bids on EPC contract basis in duplicate from the qualified bidders for Design, Engineering, manufacture, Quality surveillance, Testing at manufacturer’s works, Packing and Supply of Grid connected solar PV equipments plant of 1MWp capacity at Yapaldinni village of Raichur District in Karnataka State, as demonstration projects, including comprehensive insurance, Storage, intrasite transportation, erection, testing and commissioning of the above plant along with grid connecting equipments, SCADA system and all associated civil works etc. 2.0 SCOPE OF WORK: a) CIVIL WORKS: 1. Cutting and clearing of trees / plantation in about 15 acres of land to ensure shadow free area and stacking the woods properly as per the detailed specification. 2 2. Site grading, leveling, drilling exploratory bore holes and consolidation of the area pertaining to the installation of SPV modules of solar plant. 3. Embedment of structures suitable for mounting PV modules on ground in about 15 acres of land. Laying of earthing equipments / structures as per the statutory requirements. 4. Cutting of cable trenches wherever necessary, construction of all round compound wall for the entire Solar Plant area including the power evacuation bay and providing suitable gates as per specification. 5. Formation of roads, with suitable drainage arrangements wherever necessary, providing foundation for transformers, structures etc., 6. Construction of Solar Plant building of about 80x60 sq.ft. (nearly 533 sq.m.) to house control, protection panels, inverters, SCADA system, lobby, store, office, amphi theatre, etc., 7. Bidder should make arrangement for power supply and adequate water during construction period. b) SOLAR PV PLANT - Technology: Solar PV crystalline make Design, Engineering, testing at manufacturers works, packing and forwarding, supply , delivery, unloading at site, intrasite transportation, storage, erection, testing and commissioning including comprehensive Insurance and all associated civil works of the following 1 MWp solar PV plant consisting of 4 nos. of 250 KW solar arrays The system shall consist of following equipments: 1. SPV modules of suitable rating . 2. Power conditioning unit with SCADA. 3. Mounting structures 4. Cables and hardwares 5. Junction box and distribution boxes 6. Earthing kit 7. Lightning arrestors 8. PVC pipes and accessories 9. Tool kit 10. Control room equipments . 11. Spares for 3years c) GRID CONNECTING EQUIPMENTS: 3 1. Design, Engineering, testing at manufactures works, packing and forwarding, supply, delivery, unloading at site, intrasite transportation, storage, erection, testing and commissioning, including comprehensive insurance and all associated civil works for grid connection equipments to the 11 KV line. 2. Evacuation system shall consist of the following equipments: a) Step up Transformers of 1250 KVA rating b) 11KV switching cubicle with incoming feeders and outgoing feeder consisting of HT panels c) LT panels d) 9 KV lightning arrestors e) 3 core XLPE cable/conductor for power evacuation upto existing 11 KV f) 11 KV Isolators 3. SCADA system for control and monitoring. 4. Operation and maintenance of SPV Plant along with grid connecting system for a period of 3 years from the date of commissioning. 5. Training of KPCL personnel for smooth operation & Maintenance of the Plant at bidders cost. d) OTHER WORKS: 1 Supply & providing of suitable Solar PV BIS system of about 10 KW capacity for the illumination of the proposed SPV plant, building, compound wall, approach roads etc., 2 Supply and erection of galvanized steel ground wire of suitable dia. with hard ware for lightning protection of the SPV Plant and switchyard equipment and grounding as per statutory requirement. 3 Providing all round brick compound wall for the entire SPV plant for its safety/protection as per detailed specification. 4 Supply of all miscellaneous materials like hardwares, clamps and connectors, glands, lugs etc., 5 Providing suitable fire protection equipments as per statutory requirements 6 Providing suitable security for the entire plant 4 3.0 GENERAL: a) The responsibility of obtaining statutory clearances from the authorities such as : Electrical inspectorate and other statutory bodies lies with the contractor. KPCL will provide necessary assistance. b) It is binding on the part of contractor to execute the works in accordance with various statutory requirements such as, latest Indian Electricity Act and Rules and amendments and all other relevant standards. c) The Contractor shall prepare the detailed Engineering drawings and submit for approval of KPCL and execute the works in accordance with the relevant IS and Electricity Act Rules. 4.0 Supply of control, metering and protection panels, SCADA panels, intrasite transportation, Erection, testing and commissioning of Control, metering and Protection panels, SCADA panels. Preparation of foundations in the floor of the control room for the erection of the above panels including the civil works that may arise during the erection of the panels are all included in the scope. 5.0 Erection, testing & commissioning of the entire system and satisfactory operation and maintenance for a period of 3 years from the date of commissioning and handing over of the complete system to KPCL. 6.0 Validity of the Bid shall be 180 days(One hundred and eighty days) from the date of opening of the bid. 7.0 EARNEST MONEY DEPOSIT: Bidders are required to furnish EMD amount of Rs.25.00 lakhs (Rupees Twenty five lakhs only) either in the form of crossed demand draft drawn in favour of Karnataka Power Corporation Ltd., payable at Bangalore or Bank Guarantee from a Nationalised/ Scheduled Bank on Rs.100/- stamp paper along with the bids. The EMD shall be kept valid for a period of 210 days from the date of opening of the price bid. In case, the validity of bid is required to be extended, the validity of the BG / DD furnished towards EMD shall be extended upto 30 days beyond such extended bid validity period. Bids not accompanied with EMD will be rejected. 8.0 MINIMUM QUALIFYING REQUIREMENTS: Intending bidder shall satisfy the following minimum qualifying requirements and produce documentary evidence as indicated below, the fulfillment of which is a pre-requisite for the issue of bid documents. 5 a) Bidder Shall be a regular manufacturer of solar PV crystalline modules in India. He should produce manufacturer’s license to this effect. b) Bidder shall have successfully designed , manufactured and supplied, minimum one No. of 100 KWp grid connected Solar PV plant in or outside India. c) Bidder should have erected successfully the above plant either by himself or through an erection agency. Bidder may bring the same agency or have tie up with another erection agency who should also have erected successfully atleast one number of 100KW grid connected Solar PV Power Plant during the last three financial years. d) The Plant should be in operation as on date. e) Plant so supplied and erected shall have satisfactorily performed continuously for a minimum period of one year (Reckoned as on 01.08.2009) during the preceding three years, 2006-07 & 2007-08, 2008-09 f) As proof of the above the bidder shall furnish the relevant performance certificate/s signed by the competent authority of the Solar Plant. g) Bidder should have minimum average annual turn over of Rs.50.00 crores during the preceding two financial years ie., 2007-08, 2008-09. As proof of the above, audited balance sheets countersigned by Chartered accountant shall be enclosed. 9.0 Intending bidder shall furnish a copy of Standard Quality Assurance Plan. 10.0 Intending bidder shall quote in Indian Rupees only. 11.0 Bid documents will not be issued to such of the bidders whose EMD has been forfeited or contracts have been terminated or foreclosed on account of their default in KPCL or else where during the past 3 (Three) years. The bidder shall give declaration that EMD has not been forfeited and none of his contracts have been terminated / foreclosed on account of their default in KPCL or elsewhere during the past 3 (Three) years. 12.0 Cost of blank bid documents is Rs.5000.00 (inclusive of VAT and CESS), Rupees 500.00 extra if required by post. This amount is payable in the form of demand draft in favour of Karnataka Power Corporation Ltd., 6 Bangalore along with the application for bid documents. The bids shall be submitted preferably in person. KPCL shall not be responsible for any postal/courier delay. 13.0 The bid documents will be issued between 10:00 AM to 05:00 PM on all the working days from 20.08.2009 to 25.08.2009 at the address given below. 14.0 Following are the calendar of bid events: No Bid events Dates 1 Last date for receipt of application for issue of bid documents along with ‘supporting 10.08.2009 documents in respect of pre-qualifying requirement & DD towards cost of bid document’. 2 Date of issue of bid documents 20.08.2009 to 25.08.2009 3 Date and time of pre-bid meeting ,if required, 01.09.2009 for technical clarifications. 4 Last date & time for receipt of completed 09.09.2009 bids 5 Date & Time of opening of Cover-I 09.09.2009 6 Date & time of opening of Cover-II At a later date which will be intimated to the qualified bidders. 15.0 Completion period: 5 months All the equipments/materials of SPV plant and grid connecting equipments shall be delivered to site within 3(Three) months (including monsoon period) from the date of issue of LOA. The erection, testing and commissioning of the SPV plant including the grid connecting system for power evacuation shall be completed within a period of 5(Five) months (including monsoon period) from the date of issue of Letter of Award including all the civil, electrical & structural works and commissioning activities. 16.0 a) Corporation reserves the right to award whole or part of the work should the situation so warrant. b) The tender will be finalized on the basis of Swiss Challenge Method as indicated in the note below. 7 Note: The Corporation has received a suo moto offer regarding the design, engineering, manufacture, supply, erection, testing and commissioning of 3 MW solar power plant at Yapaladinni village in Raichur district. The offer has been examined and found to be technically feasible and commercially attractive. However, with a view to ensuring transparency and also provide opportunity for other similarly placed tenderers, the Corporation has decided to throw open the project at Yapaladinni village of Raichur district to prospective bidders under Swiss challenge method. Under this methodology the prospective bidders are required to quote their best offers for the proposed project keeping in mind the techno commercial feasibility. If the offers of the bidders received in the tendering process are found to be higher than the suo motto offer received, then the party which has made the suo moto offer would be eligible for award the project. On the other hand, if the offer received in tender is lower than the suo motto offer, then that party would be given an opportunity to match the lowest offer. In the event it matches the lowest offer, the project may be awarded to that party; if not- the lowest bidder would be considered for award of work. The bidder may kindly therefore note the conditions under which this tender is being issued. 17.0 Bids with stipulations for settlement of dispute by reference to arbitration shall be rejected. The bids containing conditions whatsoever will be liable for rejection. 18.0 Corporation reserves the right to verify the information / documents furnished, in respect of supplies made/ works carried out by the bidder, shall the circumstances so warrant in the overall interest of corporation. If the corporation on detailed verification / investigation finds that the bidder is not satisfying the qualifying requirements, the bid will not be accepted. 19.0 Corporation reserves the right to accept any or reject any or all bids without assigning any reasons thereof. 20.0 Since these are demonstration projects, Corporation reserves right while awarding work to Bidders as detailed in the documents. 21.0 Bidder should follow IEC specification for the modules. The modules should have SEC/ERTL/TUV approval. 22.0 Equipments should conform to suitable standards/certificates necessary to enable availing of carbon credits. 23.0 Part and incomplete bids/Telegraphic bids/ bids not accompanied by EMD / belated bids will not be accepted. 8 24.0 Bids in duplicate duly filled in shall be submitted at the address given below in two sealed covers as indicated herein, superscribing the bid notification number/date and title of the work/equipment /system. a) Cover-I shall contain :- i) Covering letter, ii) Earnest Money deposit(BG/Demand Draft) iii) Form of bid iv) Complete commercial terms and conditions v) Technical offer with details. (Price bid shall not be enclosed to this cover under any circumstance) b) Cover-II shall contain only price bid in duplicate with specified schedule. c) The above two covers shall be kept in a single cover. d) Cover-I will be opened first in the presence of available bidders who have submitted the bids. e) Cover-II will be opened at a later date and would be intimated well in advance to the qualified bidders whose offers are found to be responsive to be present for witnessing the opening of price bid. 25.0 Further details can be had from: Chief Engineer (EI&TA) Karnataka Power Corporation Ltd., Sudharshan Complex, 3nd floor 22/23, Sheshadri Road, Bangalore-560009. Karnataka, India. Tele phone: 080-22258431 Telefax: : 080-22258431 Mobile No : 9845018117 Emailfirstname.lastname@example.org Web site : www.karnatakapower.com 9
"KARNATAKA step up surveillance"