China Power Engineering Consulting Group Northwest Electric Power Design Institute Co., Ltd. (referred to as the Northwest Institute) Hami 50MW tower molten salt power generation project’s concentrating solar system launched its bid opening On February 18, and there are six bidders involved in the bid.

The six bidders are as follows:
1. Beijing Shouhang Resources Saving Technology Co., Ltd.
2. Zhejiang Supcon Solar Technology Co., Ltd.
3. Shanghai Electric Bright Source Thermal Engineering Co., Ltd.
4. Shandong Electric Power Construction Third Engineering Company
5. East Electric Co., Ltd.
6. Harbin Turbine Co., Ltd.
The six bidders also attend the EPC’s bid opening of Guohua Yumen 100MW tower CSP plant previously.

But this bid is only for the technical bid, the price tag will be completed after the completion of the technical tender standard. It is expected that the bid evaluation time will be about 10 to 15 days.

According to the tender notice, the bidding sets a higher threshold for the bidders. Of all the six bidders, Shouhang Resources Saving, Supcon Solar Technology and Shanghai Electric Bright Source itself can meet the performance requirements. Through introducing the technology of eSolar, Shandong Electric Power Construction Company meets the qualification requirements. Dongfang Electric and Harbin Turbine Co., Ltd were respectively through cooperating with some overseas partners to meet the performance claim.

Compared to the EPC of Sun Island, the concentrating solar system of this project focuses on the  the manufacture and supply of equipment related to the Sun Island but not the integration and installation of all kinds of equipments.

Last year, the formal completion of the feasibility study report review Northwest Institute Hami 50MW tower molten salt CSP plant on August 12. On August 23, the construction model seminar of this project was held in Xi’an. Then the plant started its construction officially on December 16 with a total investment of RMB 1.58 billion yuan, and the construction cycle is up to 21 months. Expectedly, this project will be put into operation in December 2018 and provide clean electricity of 1.9835 billion per year. Up to now, the project has carried out four tenders work, namely, concentrating solar collection system, steam generation system, steam turbine and generator. In addition to concentrating solar collection system tender, the other three bid price have been out.