Torrent Power invites bids for power plant in Dahej SEZ

Torrent Power invites bids for power plant in Dahej SEZ
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First Published: Tue, Jan 15 2008. 02 45 PM IST
Updated: Tue, Jan 15 2008. 02 45 PM IST
New Delhi: Torrent Power, a part of the $1 billion Torrent Group, today invited bids from domestic and global developers for setting up a 400 MW gas-based power plant in Dahej Special Economic Zone.
The company invited bids for engineering, procurement and construction of a combined cycle power plant of 350-400 MW capacity at Dahej SEZ in Bharuch, Gujarat.
In a public notice, the company said it has been designated as a co-developer for development of 1,500 MW power generation and distribution infrastructure at Dahej SEZ, a joint venture of Oil and Natural Gas Corp and Gujarat Industrial Development Corp.
The EPC contract, to be awarded for setting up of first stage of up to 400 MW capacity, has been divided into five packages consisting of main plant, cooling tower, water treatment plant, switchyard and control room, and general works.
The qualifying bidder would be responsible for design, manufacture, commissioning, performance testing, and handing of over 350-400 MW combined cycle power plant, Torrent Power said in the tender document.
Torrent Power distributes power to nearly two million customers in Ahmedabad, Gandhinagar and Surat in Gujarat, and Bhiwandi in Maharashtra. It has a generation capacity of 500 MW, while another 1,147.5 MW is in the process of commissioning. The company seeks to invest $2 billion toward power generation projects in Gujarat.
The last date for submission of bids is 14 April.
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First Published: Tue, Jan 15 2008. 02 45 PM IST