Indian Oil Tenders for 600 kW Rooftop Solar Projects in Gujarat

Indian Oil has issued a tender for the commissioning of 600 kW rooftop solar power projects at the firms’ Gujarat Refinery Township.

Indian Oil Gujarat Rooftop Solar

The Indian Oil Corporation (IOCL) has issued a tender, inviting bids from eligible companies/ developers for the commissioning of 600 kW grid-connected rooftop solar power projects at the firms’ Gujarat Refinery Township.

The scope of work for the selected bidders will include the design, engineering, procurement, construction, installation, testing and commissioning of the rooftop solar projects in the refinery township. The scope of work will also include the operation and maintenance of the plant for a period of 5 years from the date of successful commissioning. The selected developers will have a period of 7 months from the date of site handover to complete the work on the project.

The last date for bid submission is December 2, 2019, and the techno-commercial bids will be opened on December 3, 2019. A pre-bid meeting has been scheduled for November 25, 2019, to address the concerns raised by the prospective bidders. The date and time of opening of the price bids will be intimated to the technically accepted bidders later.

As per the tender, all bidders must submit an Earnest Money Deposit of Rs 3.25 lakh along with their bids. However, EMD will not be required if the bidding firm is a Micro & Small Enterprises (MSE), a JV/ subsidiary company of IOCL, or a startup recognised by DIPP.

In October, IOCL had 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.

In August, the oil corporation had revealed its plans 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.

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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