IREDA Seeking Resource Assessment Agencies for Solar and Wind Energy

The last date for bid submission is May 31, 2019, for empanelment of resource assessment agencies.

Resource Assessment Agencies

The Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency Limited (IREDA) has issued a Request for Proposal (RfP) inviting proposals from eligible parties for empanelment of resource assessment agencies for solar and wind energy.

The brief scope of work for the empaneled agencies will include; the site-specific Assessment of suitability of the site and project design for setting-up of a solar project, and site-specific validation of solar energy yield estimates along with assumptions considering the site parameters, project design, components such as modules, inverters, etc.  They will also be required to observe adequacy of site and land (acreage) required for setting up the projects.

The empanelment for Resource Assessment Agencies is being done for Wind & Solar Technologies, separately. The last date for bid submission is May 31, 2019, and the techno-commercial bids will be opened on June 3, 2019. The declaration of technically qualified bidders will be announced on June 24, 2019, and the financial bids will be opened on the following day, I.e. June 25, 2019.

The acceptance deadline date for all bidders to match the L1 bid is July 10, 2019, and the final list of all the empaneled resource assessment agencies will be issued on July 15, 2019.

To be eligible for participating in the bid, the firm should be profitable during the last financial year (2017-18). The Average annual financial turnover for past 3 financial years i.e. FY 2015‐16, 2016‐17, 2017‐18, should not less than Rs 25 Lakhs. And the minimum annual net worth should not be less than Rs 30 lakhs.

Additionally, the bidders should’ve completed at least 5 assignments, in last 5 financial years, as Resource Assessment Agency for wind power projects, (if applying for empanelment as wind resource assessment agency ) or Solar Power projects, (if applying for empanelment as solar resource assessment agency). The bidder should also have at least one active licensed software for wind resource assessment or solar radiation assessment, separately, as per the empanelment applied for.

In April, IREDA had issued a similar RfP for the empanelment of resource assessment agencies for solar and wind energy.

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Ayush Verma

Ayush is a staff writer at saurenergy.com 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 iamrenew.com.

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