BHEL Tenders for Type Testing of Solar PV Modules as per IEC & IS Standards

BHEL Tenders for Type Testing of Solar PV Modules as per IEC & IS Standards

State-owned Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd (BHEL) has floated tender inviting bids for type testing of solar photovoltaic (PV) modules as per IEC & IS standards.


Interested bidders can submit their bids starting from May 08, 2020, after 02:00 p.m., and the last date for submitting bids is May 30, 2020, till 02:00 p.m. Also, the bids will be opened on the same day i.e. May 30, 2020, at 2:30 p.m.

Further, the tender fee is Rs 500, whereas the earnest money deposited (EMD) is Rs 35,400.

Tender Description:- Type test of solar PV modules as per IEC 61215-1, 61215-1-1, 61215-2 : 2016 & IEC 61730 part 1 & 2 : 2016, IS 14286 : 2010 & IS / IEC 61730 (Part 1 & 2) : 2004 & Fire Test, IEC 62804-1 : 2015, IEC 61701 : 2011-12, IEC 61853-1, IEC 62716 : 2013, IEC 60068-2-68, IEC 62759-1 : 2015 Standards.

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Recently, BHEL has also floated Expression of Interest (EOI) inviting global companies to partner with it and leverage its facilities and capabilities for setting up a manufacturing base in India.

The motive behind the development is to further promote ‘Make in India’ and support international companies for setting up manufacturing in the country.

The company, which is a Maharatna Central Public Sector Undertaking (CPSE) under the Department of Heavy Industries, has 16 manufacturing factories set up in India across various locations. It has a substantial land bank as well as extensive built-up industrial & commercial (C&I) and residential spaces.

Further, the vast areas of company’s 16 Centres of Excellence (CoEs) include – computational fluid dynamics, intelligent machines & robotics, machine dynamics, Nanotechnology, power electronics, ultra-high voltage, advanced transmission, control & instrumentation, surface engineering, coal research, advance fabrication technology, etc. and 5 specialised research centers on – welding research, ceramic research, electric traction, pollution control etc.

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Manu Tayal

Manu is an Associate Editor at Saur Energy International where she writes and edits clean & green energy news, featured articles and interview industry veterans with a special focus on solar, wind and financial segments.