AAI Tenders for Procurement of Solar Power for Amritsar Airport

AAI has issued an RfP for the procurement of 3.8 MW solar power through open access for the Amritsar Airport.

AAI Solar Power Amritsar

The Airports Authority of India (AAI) has issued a Request for Proposal (RfP) for procurement of 3.8 MW solar power through open access for the Amritsar Airport.

The scope of work for the selected bidders will include, but not be limited to, the responsibility to supply power to the procurer as per the terms and conditions of the RFP and the PPA Documents. The seller will also be responsible for obtaining all permits, approvals, licenses, clearances and insurances for generation and supply of power to Procurer from the proposed power station through open access.

The RfP details that the AAI is seeking to procure renewable solar power to meet to some extent the power consumption of the airport. And, the year on year energy to be contracted for a period of 10 years, pursuant to this RFP is 1.577 MU for each year of the contracted period.

The supply of power is permitted from operational solar power plants or a solar power plant proposed to be commissioned on or before the scheduled delivery date. And the RfP also permit, with the mutual consent of both seller and procurer, the contracted energy to be increased/ decreased during the contract period, at the same Quoted Tariff in the PPA.

The last date of bid submission is November 18, 2019, and the techno-commercial bids will be opened on November 22, 2019. All bidders must submit an Earnest Money Deposit of Rs 5 lakh along with their bids as a form of bid security.

To be eligible, the net worth of the bidder should be at least Rs 1 crore in the immediately preceding financial year preceding the bid deadline.

Recently, AAI has also issued three other RfPs or the procurement of a total of 3.7 MW of solar power through open access for the airports at Raipur, Coimbatore, and Aurangabad. The last date for the submission of bids for all three tenders is also November 18, 2019.

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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.