Uttar Pradesh – Request for Proposal (RfP) For Procurement of 215 MW Power From Grid Connect Solar PV Power Projects Through Tariff Based Competitive Bidding Process

Request for Proposal (RfP)
Procurement of 215 MW Power
Grid Connect Solar PV Power Projects
Tariff Based Competitive Bidding Process

RfPNo: 01/UPNEDS/GRID Connect/RfP/2015

Issued By:
Uttar Pradesh New and Renewable Energy Development Agency, (UPNEDA)

UPNEDA will support setting up of Grid connected 215 MW Solar PV Power stations if established in Uttar Pradesh for the direct sale of power to UPPCL. UPNEDA on behalf of UPPCL, will select solar powerproducer for setting up of minimum 5 MW capacity Solar PV Power Plants (total capacity 215 MW) and the maximum capacity of the Project shall be up to 100 MW. The plant capacity shall remain in multiples of 5 MW.

The total capacity of Solar PV Projects to be allocated to a Company including its Parent, Affiliate or Ultimate Parent or any Group Company shall be limited to 100 MW.

UPNEDA on behalf of Uttar Pradesh Power Corporation Ltd. (UPPCL), Lucknow – a Company incorporated in India and registered under the Companies Act, 1956will select the Solar PV Power Project Developers, and UPPCL will sign the Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with the Successful Bidder.


PPA will be signed between Procurer and Successful Bidder(s).The Procurer shall pay to the Seller(s) the Quoted Tariff which has been arrived from the single tariff quoted by the successful bidder in the price bid, as per the terms and conditions of the PPA enclosed as Enclosure 1 of Format 4.10. The bidder should quote a tariff below the UPNEDA approved ceiling tariff of Rs. 9.33/kWh. The tariff quoted above the ceiling tariff shall not be accepted. The tariff shall be payable by the Procurer in Indian Rupees.

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