EESL Floats Tender For 100 MW of Solar Projects Across Maharashtra

EESL has issued a tender for developing solar power systems worth a total of 100 MW at various sub-stations/locations in Maharashtra.

EESL 100 MW Solar Maharashtra

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 developing solar power systems worth a total of 100 MW at various sub-stations/locations in Maharashtra.

The scope of work for the selected bidders will include the design, engineering, supply, construction, erection, testing, and commissioning of 100 MW of solar power generating systems (SPGS) ranging from 1 MW to 2 MW or higher in rare. Cases at various sub-stations/locations in Maharashtra. The selected bidders will also be required to provide comprehensive operation and maintenance services for the projects.

The last date for bid submission is July 9, 2019, and the techno-commercial bids will be opened on the same date. A pre-bid meeting has been scheduled for July 1, 2019, to address the concerns raised by prospective bidders. All bidders must submit an Earnest Money Deposit of Rs 62.54 lakh along with their bids.

To be eligible, the bidder should:

  1. Have successfully installed or commissioned or maintaining projects within the last three years that are similar to the proposed contract, where the cumulative capacity of the bidders’ participation exceeds 10.5 MW, of which 1 plant should be of 1 MW capacity or above.
  2. Have an average annual turnover of at least Rs 32.83 crore for the immediately preceding three financial years.
  3. Be profitable in the last financial year 2018-19, and in one of the previous two years.

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Recently, we reported that EESL is planning to install an aggregate 200 MW of grid-connected solar rooftop systems across 5,000 state-owned buildings in Maharashtra in the next two years at a cost of around Rs 800 crore. The State-run entity will be installing rooftop solar on RESCO model in a phased manner.

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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