EESL Issues Tender For 2.7 Lakh Solar Water Pumps

EESL Issues Tender For 2.7 Lakh Solar Water Pumps

The last date for bid submission on the solar water pumps tender is July 1, 2019

The Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL), a joint venture of PSUs of Ministry of Power (Govt. of India) has issued a tender, seeking bids from eligible bidders for procuring 272,579 solar water pumps.

EESL Solar Water Pumps

The scope of work for the selected bidders will include the design, supply, installation, testing, and commissioning of solar water pumping systems. The successful bidders will also be required to provide maintenance services for the pumps.

EESL has issued the tender to procure solar water pumps for its commitment to the International Solar Alliance (ISA). EESL was chosen by the ISA to facilitate the development of 5 lakh solar water pumping systems in ISA’s member countries.

The solar water pumps will be installed at the member countries participating in ISA’s ‘Scaling of Solar Application for Agricultural Use’ programme, aimed at promoting decentralized solar applications for agricultural and rural use.

The last date for bid submission is July 1, 2019, and the techno-commercial bids will be opened on the same date. All bidders must submit an Earnest Money Deposit of Rs 2.4 lakhs along with their bids.

EESL is responsible for the implementation of ISA’s programme for the 13 member countries who had demanded the pumping systems. Moreover, both ISA and EESL aspire to bring down the cost of solar water pumping systems to scale up the programme and encourage other member countries.

Recently, it issued another tender for developing solar power systems worth a total of 100 MW at various locations in three states.

The scope of work for the selected solar power developers will include the design, engineering, supply, construction, erection, testing and commissioning of the solar power generating systems (SPGS) ranging between 500 kW and 2 MW  will be developed at preselected sites at various sub-stations/locations in Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh and Jharkhand. The selected developers will also be required to provide Operation and Maintenance services for the plants for a period of 25 years.

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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