BSNL Tenders for 2.5 MW Rooftop Solar Systems in Maharashtra

BSNL has tendered for the implementation of 2.5 MW rooftop solar power systems at its buildings in different zones of Maharashtra under the RESCO model.

BSNL Rooftop Solar Maharashtra

Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) has issued a tender, inviting bids from eligible firms for implementation of 2.5 MW grid-connected rooftop solar power systems at BSNL Buildings in different zones of Maharashtra under the RESCO model.

The last date for bid submission is March 17, 2020, and the techno-commercial bids will be opened on the next date i.e. March 18, 2020.

To be eligible for participating in the bidding process, the firms should have designed, supplied, installed & commissioned at least one grid-connected solar PV power project having a capacity of not less than 50 kW which should have been commissioned at least six months prior to techno-commercial bid opening date. And the average annual turnover during the last 3 years, ending March 3, of the previous financial year, should not be less than Rs 4 crore.

Furthermore, the bidder should have experience of having successfully completed similar works in Central Government/ State Government/ Central Autonomous Body/ Central Public Sector Undertaking during last 7 Years ending last day of month previous to the one in which applications are invited should be either of the following:

  • Three similar successfully completed works costing not less than the amount equal to 40 percent of the estimated cost put to tender with an aggregate installed capacity of power plants of 1 MWp with a minimum single plant of capacity not less than 50 KWp. OR
  • Two similar successfully completed works costing not less than the amount equal to 60 percent of the estimated cost put to tender with an aggregate installed capacity of power plants of 1.5 MWp with a minimum single plant of capacity not less than 50 KWp. OR
  • One similar successfully completed work costing not less than the amount equal to 80 percent of the estimated cost put to tender with an aggregate installed capacity of power plants of 2 MWp with a minimum single plant of capacity not less than 50 KWp.

As per the tender, the bidding is in fixed tariff for 25 year period. And the bidders will be required to furnish fixed tariff for 25 years starting from the date of commissioning of the project. And capacity under the tender will be allocated based on the lowest fixed tariff for 25 years quoted by the bidder.

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Ayush Verma

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.

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