Indian Oil Floats Tender For 205 kW Rooftop Solar Plants in UP

The last date for bid submission is Mat 27, 2019

Indian Oil Rooftop Solar UP

The Indian Oil Co. Ltd. (IOCL) has issued a tender inviting bid from eligible bidders for the deployment of 205 kW rooftop grid-connected solar power PV plant at two of its sites in the state of Uttar Pradesh.

The first solar PV system will be developed at the Agra Terminal of 85 kW capacity. The second rooftop system will be deployed at the Aonla Depot in Bareilly, with a 120 kW capacity. The brief scope of work for the selected bidders will include the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) services along with 1 year of complementary operation and maintenance (O&M) of the plants. Further, the developers will also be obliged to provide O&M services for an additional 4 years under an AMC.

The estimated cost of the tendered projects is Rs 1.43 crore and all bidders must submit an Earnest Money Deposit of Rs 1.44 lakhs along with their bids as a security amount.

The last date for bid submission is May 27, 2019, and the techno-commercial bids will be opened on May 28, 2019. The selected EPC contractors will have a period of 17 weeks from the date of Letter of Acceptance (LoA) to commission the full capacity of the projects. The Performance Guarantee test must be completed within 7 months and the project acceptance must happen within 16 months from the date of LOA.

According to tender provisions, a bidder should make the maximum possible utilisation of indigenous manufacturing facilities and other services available for their project implementation plans and in a period of 9 months.

In March, the firm issued a tender inviting bid from eligible bidders for the deployment of 150 kW ground-mounted grid-connected solar power PV plant at its LPG bottling plant in North Guwahati, Assam. The estimated cost of the project is Rs 76,72,588 (~77 lakhs) and the completion time for the project is five months from the commencement date.

In February, IOCL had issued a tender for setting up of a 2 MW solar power plant at its bottling plant in Dhanaj, Maharashtra. The power generated by the plants will be used for captive consumption at multiple IOCL locations across Maharashtra through Open Access Agreement and Energy Wheeling Agreement.

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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