Gujarat mandates EPC, OEM details in wind power bids


Gujarat mandates EPC, OEM details in wind power bids

Gujarat’s power regulator has laid down that all bidders in auctions for wind projects should also specify the equipment manufacturers and EPC contractors they have tied up with to execute the project.

In a first by any state, Gujarat Electricity Regulatory Commission (GERC) has said that developers should name at least three such manufacturers/contractors, so that the project is not held up later if one of them is unable to fulfil its commitments. The order was passed following a petition by Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Ltd (GUVNL), the state’s main discom.

“GUVNL has submitted the reasons for adding criteria as pre-qualification so as to ensure timely completion of the project and at the same time preventing unnecessary pressure from the bidders over the OEMs Read More

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