MEDA Issues Tender For 20 kW Rooftop Solar System

The last date of bid submission is March 1, 2019.

MEDA 20 kW Rooftop Solar

The Maharashtra Energy Development Agency (MEDA) has issued a tender for setting up a 20 kW grid-connected solar PV power plant with battery back-up under rooftop net metering at District Planning Building, Collector Office Gadchiroli, Maharashtra.

The brief scope of work for selected bidder will include the Design, Fabrication, Supply, Installation, Testing, Commissioning and Operation & Maintenance for a period of 5 years, of the solar system on a turnkey contract basis.

The last date of bid submission is March 1, 2019, and the online opening of technical bids will be on March 2, 2109. A pre-bid meeting has been scheduled for February 21, 2019.

The estimated cost of the project is Rs 27 lakh and all bidders are required to submit an Earnest Money Deposit of Rs 27 thousand along with their bids. The time provided for completion of the work is 2 months from the date of issue of the letter of award.

To be eligible, the bidder should provide a valid registration certificate issued by MNRE / MEDA and IEC certificate of SPV Module, Inverter and Battery and test report from authorized test center of MNRE.

And, should have installed and commissioned 100 kW capacity (single or cumulative) grid-connected rooftop net metering systems with or without battery backup.

The manufacturer has to give the guaranteed generation i.e. to generate 4 units per day per kW for 300 Sunny days at available solar radiation of Gadchiroli. If systems produce less generation below guaranteed generation, then a penalty of Rs 6 per unit will be charged.

The project is one of many separate tenders that are being issued for different district offices, adding up to a significant number eventually. we could not a get a reply from the state authority on why they are doing the tendering separately.

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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