BEL Tenders for Supply of Modules for 2.86 MW Solar Plants in Maharashtra

BEL has tendered for the supply of solar modules for 2.86 MWp grid-connected solar power plants at Akola and Amravati, Maharashtra.

Bharat Electronics Ltd (BEL) has issued a tender for the supply of polycrystalline solar modules with 5 years warranty for 2.86 MWp grid-connected solar power plants at Akola and Amravati, Maharashtra.

As per the tender, only those bidders and OEM’s including their other authorized distributors/channel partners who have not been disqualified by BEL in previous tenders for solar modules with effect from April 1, 2020, are eligible to submit their bids.

BEL will carry out the inspection and performance evaluation of the solar modules in a factory test environment as per Quality Acceptance Plan.  The inspection of all items as per the PO shall be offered in a single lot, and the modules shall be dispatched only after receipt of dispatch clearance from BEL.

95 percent of the purchase order value and 100 percent taxes shall be paid on delivery of the solar modules to site and on submission of internal factory test reports and acceptance by BEL. 5 percent of the purchase order value will be paid after completion of the warranty period of 5 years or against submission of BG for the equivalent amount for the same duration.

The solar modules shall be delivered to the site within 4 weeks from the receipt Purchase Order. 

Module Specification:

The solar PV module should be of polycrystalline silicon of Tier 1 /BIS approved make. The module type must be qualified as per IEC 61215 latest edition. The module conversion efficiency should be equal to or greater than 16 percent under STC. Modules must qualify to IEC 61730 Part I and II for safety qualification testing. Certificate for module qualification from IEC or equivalent to be submitted as part of the bid offer.

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The last date for bid submission is January 28, 2021, and the techno-commercial bids will be opened on January 29, 2021.

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Ayush Verma

Ayush is a staff writer at 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