AAI Floats Tender For O&M of 300 kW Solar Plant in Allahabad

The last date of bid submission is June 4, 2019.

AAI O&M Tender

The Airports Authority of India (AAI) has issued a tender, seeking bids from eligible bidders for performing the operation and maintenance services for its 300 kW solar PV power plant at CATC Allahabad.

The scope of work for the selected agency will include the operation of the solar power plant and the Annual Comprehensive Maintenance of the same for a period of 3 years.

The last date of bid submission is June 4, 2019. The two envelope bidding process will be handled over June 10, 2019, and June 11, 2019. The financial bids will be opened on June 14, 2019. The estimated cost of the project is Rs 24.44 lakhs and all bidders must submit an Earnest Money. Deposit of Rs 48.8 thousand along with their bids.

To be eligible, the specialised agency should have satisfactorily completed three works, each of Rs 365926 or two works, each of Rs 457408 or one work of Rs 731853, in a single contract of similar nature of work i.e. AMC/CMC/O&M of a grid-connected solar power plant in India during the last seven years.

The agency should also have an annualised average financial turnover of Rs 2,74,445 against works executed during the last three years ending March 31 of the previous financial year.

Recently, the Central Electronics Limited (CEL) had issued a tender, seeking bids from eligible bidders to take on the Operation and Maintenance (O&M) services of a 509.355 kW solar power plant installed at 33/11 kV MSEDCL substation in Nasik, Maharashtra.

The bidder shall be responsible for operation and maintenance of the system for a period of 10-years as per the condition of PO, during which CEL will monitor the project for effective performance in line with conditions specified elsewhere in the bid document.

In April, NTPC Ltd. issued a similar tender, seeking bids from eligible companies to provide Operation and Maintenance (O&M) services for its 10 MW solar PV power plant under operation at its Unchahar facility in Uttar Pradesh.

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Ayush Verma

Ayush is a staff writer at saurenergy.com and writes on renewable energy with a special focus on solar and wind. Prior to this, as an engineering graduate trying to find his niche in the energy journalism segment, he worked as a correspondent for iamrenew.com.