Indian Oil has tendered for commissioning of a 170 kWp grid-connected rooftop solar power plant at the firms’ Una Terminal.
The Indian Oil Corporation Ltd (IOCL) has issued a tender, seeking bids from eligible bidders for the commissioning of a 170 kWp grid-connected rooftop solar power plant at the firms’ Una Terminal in Himachal Pradesh.
The scope of work for the selected bidders will include the design, engineering, supply, installation, testing and commissioning of the rooftop solar system. The developer will also be responsible for providing comprehensive maintenance services for the plant for a period of 5 years from the date of successful commissioning. The time allocated to the selected developers for the complete work on the project is 180 days.
The last date for bid submission is October 24, 2019, and the techno-commercial bids will be opened on October 25, 2019. The estimated cost of the project is Rs 86 lakh and all bidders must submit an Earnest Money Deposit of Rs 86 thousand along with their bids. However, an exemption from payment of EMD will be allowed for a few selected Micro and Small agencies/ parties.
The work on the project has been divided into two parts: A and B. Part A will include the design, engineering, supply, installation, testing and commissioning of the proposed rooftop solar system along with accessories complete as per specifications and tender document including 1-year comprehensive maintenance.
Part B will include the operation and maintenance of the plant for a period of 4 years from the date of completion of the work mentioned in Part A.
In August, we reported that IOCL was planning to invest Rs 25,000 crore in clean energy projects, including solar and wind power plants, biofuels plants, and solar panels at filling stations.
“Indian Oil has developed a road map and action plan to usher in clean and green energy alternatives to mitigate the risk of global warming,” the company said in its annual report. Indian Oil plans to scale up its solar and wind power portfolio to 260 MW by 2020 from 216 MW now, which includes 167 MW of wind and 49 MW of solar.