ITI Tenders for Commissioning of 1.5 MW Solar Plant in Raebareli

ITI has tendered for the commissioning of a 1.5 MW solar power plant with net-metering at its facility in Raebareli in Uttar Pradesh.

ITI Limited has issued a tender, inviting bids from eligible bidders for the installation and commissioning of a 1.5 MW grid-connected solar power plant (rooftop/ground-mounted) with net-metering at the ITI facility in Raebareli in Uttar Pradesh.

The scope of work for the selected bidders will include the survey, design, fabrication, supply, installation, testing and commissioning of the 1500 kWp solar plant with net-metering with Zero Export Policy. The developers will also be required to provide comprehensive operation and maintenance services for the plant for a period of 5 years from the date of successful commissioning.

The last date for bid submission is November 25, 2020, and the techno-commercial bids will be opened on November 26, 2020. The date and time of opening of the financial bids will be informed later to the successful technical bidders.

The estimated cost of the project is Rs 2.55 crore and all bidders are required to submit an Earnest Money Deposit of Rs 5 lakh along with their bids. However, all MSMEs shall be exempted from payment of any fee or deposit under the tender.

To be eligible for participating in the bidding process, the bidders should have experience of design, supply, testing and installation and commissioning of a cumulative 1500 kWp solar plant during the last three financial years. And, they should have successfully completed one single solar project of at least 500 kWp capacity in the last three years.

Financially, the bidders should have a positive net-worth in any one year in the last three financial years. And, the firm should have a minimum annual average turnover of Rs 3 crore during the same period.

The solar modules for the project will be supplied by ITI, the bidders must specify the quantity to ITI at the time of bidding.

In March, the PSU had issued a tender for procuring solar power from a reputed developer for one of its premises in Bengaluru through a long term Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) under the 3rd party Open Access model. ITI Limited was planning to procure solar power for its internal consumption, with the aggregate requirement of power being 80,00,000 (8M) units per year approximately.

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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