NTPC: Design, Engineering, Supply, Erection and Commissioning of Integrated Solar Thermal Power Plant at NTPC Dadri, Uttar Pradesh, India
1.NTPC invites on-line bids from eligible Bidders for aforesaid package, as per the scope of work briefly mentioned hereinafter:
Document Sale Commencement Date & Time
Document Sale Close Date & Time
Source of IFB/NIT
EOC Noida Office
Admn. Works & Purchase
Last Date and Time for Bid submission
Technical Opening Date & Time
Bid Opening Date & Time
Cost of Bidding Documents in INR
EMD in INR
Pre-Bid Conference Date & Time (if any)
Last Query Date (if any)
EMD in USD
Cost of Bidding Documents in USD for foreign bidder
3.0 Bid Security and Integrity Pact (if applicable) shall be submitted in a sealed envelope separately offline by the stipulated bid submission closing date and time at the address given below. Any bid without an acceptable Bid Security and Integrity Pact (if applicable) shall be treated as non-responsive by the employer and shall not be opened.
4.0 A complete set of Bidding Documents may be downloaded by any interested Bidder on payment (non-refundable) of the cost of the documents as mentioned above in the form of a crossed account Payee demand draft in favour of NTPC Ltd., Payable at New Delhi or directly through the payment gateway at our SRM Site (https://etender.ntpclakshya.co.in/sap/bc/gui/sap/its/bbpstart). For logging on to the SRM Site, the bidder would require vendor code and SRM user id and password which can be obtained by submitting a questionnaire available at our SRM site as well as at NTPC tender site (www.ntpctender.com). First time users not allotted any vendor code are required to approach NTPC at least three working days prior to Document Sale Close date alongwith duly filled in questionnare for issue of vendor code and SRM user id/password.
5.0Brief Scope of Work & other specific detail
1.Design, Engineering, Manufacture, Supply, Erection, Integration, Testing, Commissioning and providing the Guaranteed Performance parameters for installation of Integrated Solar Thermal Power Plant as EPC and carry out O&M including supply of all spare parts, consumables, repairs / replacement of any defective equipment etc. up till one year after the successful completion of facilities ( as defined in the specification).
2.All associated works required for injection of heat generated by Solar Thermal Power Plant to #Dadri 210 MW Unit# by placing a heat exchanger in parallel to HP Heater 6 of TG block on the same building with proper support and accurate metering of the heat injected conclusively for demonstration to customers and with recording system for regular billing purpose.
3.All associated Mechanical, Electrical, Control, Instrumentation, Monitoring and Communication system required for smooth operation of the solar thermal plant from main plant Unit Control Room.
4.All associated civil engineering works like ground leveling and foundations for mounting solar reflector and collector assemblies, heat exchanger, piping, control cabins for housing control panels, approach road & internal roads, area and plant lighting , earthing system etc.
5.Construction of water management system like collection, storage and distribution for cooling water, water washing and cycle make up etc. including drains and vents.
6.Equipment for regular monitoring of solar irradiance (DNI), ambient temperature, wind speed and other weather parameters along with data interface.
6.0 Prospective bidders from U.P. State are compulsorily required to provide TIN number at the time of purchase of bidding documents.
7.0 Qualifying Requirements for Bidders:
7.0 Qualifying Requirements for Bidders:
In addition to the requirements stipulated under section Instruction to bidder (ITB), the bidder should also meet the qualifying requirements stipulated hereunder in clauses 1.1.0 or 1.2.0 or 1.3.0 as the case may be and Clause 2.0.0.
1.0.0 TECHNICAL CRITERIA
1.1.0 Route 1: Qualified Solar Thermal Firm
The Bidder should have designed / engineered ,manufactured / got manufactured, erected / supervised erection and commissioned /
supervised commissioning of at least one (01) number solar thermal power plant / block* with an installed capacity of at least
MWthermal or 3 MWelectrical which should be in successful operation for at least one year prior to the date of techno-commercialbid opening.
1.2.0Route 2: Consortium with Qualified Design / Engineering Firm
1.2.1The bidder should be a consortium of two (2) firms of which one partner should have executed in the last ten (10) years an industrial project as EPC Contractor in the area of power/ steel/ oil and gas/ petro-chemical/ fertilizer and/ or any other process industry, of a value of INR 684 Million (Indian Rupees Six Hundred Eighty Four Million only) or more in a single project and the same should be in successful operation for at least one (1) year prior to the date of techno-commercial bid opening.
1.2.2The other partner should have designed / engineered at least one (01) number solar thermal power plant / block* with an installed capacity of at least 3 MWelectrical or 12 MWthermal which should be in successful operation for at least one year prior to the date of techno-commercial bid opening.
1.2.3 In case of bidding by such a Consortium, the bidder shall necessarily identify the #leader# of the Consortium and clearly specify the scope of work of each firm in this contract. The bidder shall along with its Techno-Commercial bid, furnish legally enforceable Consortium Agreement, as per format enclosed in the bidding documents in which the partners are jointly and severally liable to the Employer for successful performance of the Contract, failing which the Bidder shall be disqualified and its bid shall be rejected.
1.3.0Route 3: Technology License Agreement with Qualified Design / Engineering Firm
1.3.1The bidder should have executed in the last ten (10) years an industrial project as EPC Contractor in the area of power/ steel/ oil and gas/ petro-chemical/ fertilizer and/ or any other process industry, of a value of INR 684 Million (Indian Rupees Six Hundred Eighty Four Million only) or more in a single project and the same should be in successful operation for at least one (1) year prior to the date of techno-commercial bid opening.
1.3.2The Bidder who fulfills the requirements at clause 1.3.1 above can also participate provided it has a valid Technology Licensing Agreement as on date of techno commercial bid opening with a Firm who has designed/engineered at least one (01) number solar thermal power plant / block* with an installed capacity of at least 3 MWelectrical or 12 MWthermal which should be in successful operation for at least one year prior to the date of techno-commercial bid opening.
1.3.3In such case, the Bidder should furnish a Deed of Joint Undertaking (DJU) executed by the Bidder and the Design / Engineering Firm as per the format enclosed in the bidding documents, in which the Design / Engineering Firm and the Bidder are
jointly and severally liable to the Employer to perform all the contractual obligations including the technical guarantees for this package. The DJU should be submitted along with the Techno-Commercial bid, failing which the Bidder shall be disqualified and its bid shall be rejected.
1.3.4 In case of award, the Design / Engineering Firm shall be required to furnish an on demand bank guarantee as per the format enclosed with the bidding documents for a value equal to 2.5% (two and half percent) of the contract price of this package in addition to the contract performance security to be furnished by the Bidder.
a. * A Solar thermal block means a solar thermal field comprising of at least the Reflectors, Receiver and Support structures ( may also be called as Solar Collector Assembly).
b. The reference solar thermal power plant / block* with an installed capacity of at least 3 MWelectrical or 12 MWthermal should be at a single location developed by Bidder for itself or any other client.
c.Work executed by the 100% holding company and the wholly owned subsidiaries of the Bidder / Technology Licensor shall be considered for experience.
In such a case, the company from which experience is being borrowed shall necessarily be part of the DJU being submitted by the bidder.
d.In case the award for the reference works has been received by the Bidder either directly from owner of plant or any other intermediary organization, a certificate from such owner of plant or the intermediary organization shall be required to be furnished by the Bidder along with its techno-commercial bid in support of its claim of meeting requirement of QR.
e.For Clause 1.2.0 (Route 2) :
(i)The consortium shall necessarily identify one of the partners as lead partner.
(ii)In case of consortium , the bid security and in the event of award, the Performance Bank Guarantee shall be in the name of both the partners of the consortium
(iii)The Consortium Agreement shall contain the scope of work of each firm in this contract. The firm which meets the criteria stipulated under clause 1.2.2 shall necessarily carry out design and engineering of the solar thermal block in this contract.
2.0.0 FINANCIAL CRITERIA
2.1.0 Financial Criteria for the Bidder
a)The average annual turnover of the Bidder, in the preceding three (3) financial years as on the date of Techno-Commercial bid opening, should not be less than INR 547 Million (Indian Rupees Five Hundred Forty Seven Million only) or in equivalent foreign currency.
In case a Bidder does not satisfy the average annual turnover criteria, stipulated above on its own, its Holding Company would be required to meet the stipulated turnover requirements as above, provided that the Net Worth of such Holding Company as on the last day of the preceding financial year is at least equal to or more than the paid-up share capital of the Holding Company. In such an event, the Bidder would be required to furnish along with its Techno-Commercial bid, a Letter of Undertaking from the Holding Company, supported by the Holding Company#s Board Resolution, as per the format enclosed in the bid documents, pledging unconditional and irrevocable financial support for the execution of the Contract by the Bidder in case of award.
b)Net worth should not be less than 100% (hundred percent) of the bidder#s paid up share capital as on the last day of the preceding financial year. In case the Bidder does not meet the Net worth criteria on its own, it can meet the requirement of Net worth based on the strength of its Subsidiary(ies) and/or Holding Company and/or Subsidiaries of its Holding companies wherever applicable. In such a case, however the Net worth of the Bidder and its Subsidiary(ies) and/or Holding Company and/or Subsidiary(ies) of the Holding Company, in combined manner should not be less than 100% (hundred percent) of their total paid up share capital. However individually, their Net worth should not be less than 75% (seventy five percent) of their respective paid up share capitals. For Consortium , the Net worth of all consortium members in combined manner should not be less than 100% (hundred percent) of their paid up share capital however individually, their Net worth should not be less than 75% (seventy five percent) of their respective paid up share capitals.
Net worth in combined manner shall be calculated as follows: Net worth (combined) = (X1+X2+X3) / (Y1+Y2+Y3) X 100
Where X1,X2,X3 are individual Net worth which should not be less than 75% of the respective paid up share capitals and Y1,Y2,Y3 are individual paid up share capitals.
c)In case the Bidder is not able to furnish its audited financial statements on standalone entity basis, the unaudited unconsolidated financial statements of the Bidder can be considered acceptable provided the Bidder further furnishes the following documents for substantiation of its qualification:
(i) Copies of the unaudited unconsolidated financial statements of the Bidder along with copies of the audited consolidated financial statements of its Holding Company.
(ii) A Certificate from the CEO/CFO of the Holding Company, as per the format enclosed with the bidding documents, stating that the unaudited unconsolidated financial statements form part of the consolidated financial statements of the Holding Company.
In cases where audited results for the last financial year as on the date of Techno Commercial bid opening are not available, the financial results certified by a practicing Chartered Accountant shall be considered acceptable. In case, Bidder is not able to submit the Certificate from a practicing Chartered Accountant certifying its financial parameters, the audited results of three consecutive financial years preceding the last financial year shall be considered for evaluating the financial parameters. Further, a Certificate would be required from the CEO/CFO as per the format enclosed in the bidding documents stating that the Financial results of the Company are under audit as on the date of Techno-commercial bid opening and the Certificate from the practicing Chartered Accountant certifying the financial parameters is not available.
Notes for Clause 2.0.0:
i.#Holding Company# and #Subsidiary# shall have the meaning ascribed to them as per Companies Act, 2013, in vogue.
ii.Net worth means the sum total of the paid up share capital and free reserves. Free reserves means all reserves credited out of the profits and share premium account but does not include reserves credited out of the revaluation of the assets, write back of depreciation provision and amalgamation. Further any debit balance of Profit and Loss account and miscellaneous expenses to the extent not adjusted or written off, if any, shall be reduced from reserves and surplus.
iii.Other income shall not be considered for arriving at annual turnover.
iv.For turnover indicated in foreign currency, the exchange rate as on 7 days prior to the date of techno commercial bid opening shall be used.
v.In case of a bid submitted by consortium, the turnover shall be considered on a combined manner for the consortium.
vi.In case of consortium, the options at clause 2.1.0 (a) & clause 2.1.0 (c) above shall be available to individual consortium partners.
vii.For the purpose of compliance to the stipulated turnover criteria given in the clause no 2.1.0 (a), the turnover from consortium in proportion to Bidder#s proposed consortium share as declared in the consortium agreement, shall be considered.
8.0Issuance of Bidding Documents to any bidder shall not construe that bidder is considered qualified.
9.0 NTPC reserves the right to reject any or all bids or cancel/withdraw the Invitation For Bids (IFB) for the subject package without assigning any reason whatsoever and in such case no bidder/intending bidder shall have any claim arising out of such action.
10.0 Address for Communication
Sr. Manager (C&M), NTPC Ltd Engg. Office Complex, 6th Floor Plot A-8A, Sector -24,
Noida – 201 301 (UP) – India Phone: 0120 – 4946630, 2410028 Fax : 0120 # 2410026
AGM (C&M), NTPC Limited, Engg. Office Complex, 6th Floor Plot A – 8A, Sector – 24,
Noida – 201 301 (UP) – India Phone:- 0120 – 4946633, 2410479 Fax :- 0120 # 2410026,
Websites: https://etender.ntpclakshya.co.in/sap/bc/gui/sap/its/bbpstart or www.ntpctender.com or www.ntpc.co.in