NTPC Vidyut Vyapar Nigam Limited, plans to develop a grid-connected 100 MW solar photovoltaic project and has floated a tender for its engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC), along with land. The land must be transferred or leased to NVVN.
The last date to submit bids is December 20, 2021. Bids will be opened on the next day.
The scope of work is design, engineering, manufacturing, supply, packaging, forwarding, transportation, unloading, storage, installation, and commissioning of grid-connected solar projects. After commissioning these projects, comprehensive operation and maintenance services for three years are to be provided.
Jharkhand Building Constructions Department on Tuesday invited tenders for the same for “renovation and restoration” work to former chief minister Shibu Soren’s government residence. The Jharkhand government will spend Rs 4.59 crore to convert his government residence into a ‘heritage building’.
The residence was allotted to him during the tenure of the Arjun Munda government for his role in the movement for Jharkhand statehood.
Tuesday’s notice said the “Renovation and Restoration of Main Building as Heritage Building at Hon’ble Ex-C.M Sri Sibu (Shibu) Soren Residence at Morabadi Ranchi” would be completed in six months.
The residence will depict his lifelong struggle to get a separate state. It will contain literature, pictures, and artifacts related to the Jharkhand movement.
Jordan and Egypt have agreed to double the capacity of an electricity line linking the two Middle Eastern nations from 500 MW to 1000MW, as both look for power export markets, tenders to be issued in two months.
Jordan’s energy minister and Egypt’s minister of electricity met in Amman, after which a joint statement was issued. The statement did not specify a time frame for the upgrade.
According to Jordan’s Energy Minister, Saleh Al Kharabsheh the two sides talked about their plans for electricity production, with Jordan planning to issue tenders in two months to link its network with neighboring Iraq. He also explained to his Egyptian counterpart “the extent or progress” in operations to link the Jordanian network with Syria, Saudi Arabia, and Iraq. Jordan plans to export at least 150 megawatts of Jordanian electricity to Lebanon, which was finalized last month through an agreement with the Lebanese and Syrian governments. He said a final contract for the deal has been drafted.
The Union Petroleum Ministry recently floated a tender for laying a network of CNG pipelines in the city/district. The trunk line of CNG has come near Nagpur. This will supply cheap and pollution-free fuel to Nagpur city/district.
Other districts under this tender include Buldhana, Nanded, Parbhani, Akola, Washim, Yavatmal, Chandrapur, Wardha, Bhandara, Gondia and Gadchiroli. The last day of bidding will be December 15, 2021, and the tender will be opened on December 20, 2021.
This project will aid not only in a reduction in pollution but the cost of LPG used in the houses will be less than half, new employment opportunities will also be generated in the parts manufacturing/purchasing/sales sector related to it.
The European Union has approved a EUR 2.27 billion in aid to Greece, to support the renewable energy sector. This scheme will support power production from renewables and high-efficiency combined heat and power (CHP) plants and will help Greece support around 4.2 GW of installed capacity as it moves to achieve national and European environmental targets
The aid will support many different renewable energy technologies, namely onshore wind, solar PV, wind and solar PV with storage, biomass, biogas, landfill gas, hydroelectric stations, concentrated solar power (CSP) and geothermal power plants.
Competitive auctions will be conducted for awarding the funds for onshore wind and solar. All support awarded through auctions will be paid under the contract-for-difference model, the EC said.
First tender under the new regime to take place in March
The first 600 MW mixed technology tender for wind and solar is expected to be announced before the end of this year in order to take place in March. Overall, 1 GW in renewable projects is expected to be awarded next year under the new regime.
Greece will also be financing renewable projects abroad, it was already included in the previous scheme without ever being realized. In total, over 150 MW of such projects have to be included in future tenders in order to satisfy the EU. At the same time, the scheme allows foreign countries interconnected with Greece to invest in renewable projects in its territory.
Tender issued by the European Commission for €200 million over four years for the design and implementation of multilingual communication campaigns in all EU Member States has been awarded to Pomilio Blumm. The campaigns will focus on the policies, programmes and activities of the European Union under the responsibility of the participating institutions and bodies, with particular emphasis on its political priorities. Franco Pomilio, President of the agency called it a “project of gigantic proportions.”It is aimed at the market of over 500 million citizens, their objective is to expand into new partnerships with media centres that are able to offer international coverage in order to support the campaigns they are working on in the various continents.
The group is based in Pescara,Italy and is also responsible for organising and managing events at Expo 2020 Dubai on behalf of the European Union, which is a part of a €20 million framework agreement. They have also acquired new contracts for a total of over €130 million, which will be developed over the coming years.
The Government of Uttar Pradesh is expected to float one of the biggest ever tenders on the GeM portal for procurement of around one crore smartphones and tablets for which Rs.3000 crore have been earmarked in the financial year ’21-22. which will be distributed to the youth of the state by the end of November.
The procurement will be for at least 2.5 lakh tablets and 5 lakh smartphones in the first lot.
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath had stated, “In order to equip the youth of Uttar Pradesh with the latest technology so that no youth in the State lacks in getting the benefit of online studies, the government will start providing tablets, laptops from the last week of November.”
The issuing authority for the purchase of tablets and smartphones is the Department of Industrial Development and will be posted on the GeM portal and will be the biggest tender ever on the GeM portal.
As reported by Michael Hogan of Thomson Reuters : Nonghyup Feed Inc. (NOFI) which is South Korea’s leading feedmaker has issued an international tender to procure 138,000 tonnes of animal feed corn and up to 65,000 tonnes of animal feed wheat. The delivery is expected for March 2022 for corn and for the feed wheat for January 2022 arrival.
The deadline for submission of tender bids is Wednesday, Nov. 24.
The Delhi Government has awarded the tender for the induction of 190 low-floor, air-conditioned, CNG buses into the city’s public transport fleet to IndClan Mobility Private Limited. This will take the total number of cluster buses to 3383 and the total fleet of buses to 7140.
The induction will begin next year. The buses are to be fully complaint with BS-VI emission standards and boast of state-of-the-art facilities which include real-time passenger information system, CCTVs, panic buttons and GPS, Delhi transport department said in a statement.The buses will be provided under under the Gross Cost Model of contracting and are going to operate from Ghumanera depot.
The tender was originally for Cluster Number 16 CLF, which currently has 350 buses, was floated twice but only a single bid was received on both occasions which led to the cancellation of the tenders. So the Delhi Cabinet on August 29 this year decided to split the tender having Cluster-ID 16A CLF and 16B CLF with 160 and 190 buses respectively.