ONGC Tenders for 2 MW Floating Solar in Mangalore

ONGC has invited bids for the deployment of 2 MW floating solar project on the water reservoirs inside ONGC Mangalore Petrochemicals Limited (OMPL) complex.

ONGC Mangalore Floating Solar

Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Ltd (ONGC) India’s most valuable public sector enterprise has issued a tender, inviting bids from eligible bidders for the deployment of a 2 MW grid-interactive floating solar PV power project on the water reservoirs inside ONGC Mangalore Petrochemicals Limited (OMPL) complex.

The scope of work for the selected bidders will include the design, detailed engineering, testing, installation, supply, and commissioning of the floating solar plant on a Lump Sum Turn Key (LSTK) basis. The selected bidders will have a period of 22 weeks from the date of the award to complete the work on the project.

The last date for bid submission is September 5, 2019, and the techno-commercial bids will be opened on the same date. The date and time of the price bid opening will be intimated to the technically qualified bidders later. A pre-bid meeting has been scheduled for August 16, 2019, to address the concerns raised by the prospective bidders.

All bidders must submit an Earnest Money Deposit of Rs 17.44 lakh along with their bids.

To be eligible, the bidder must have executed similar floating solar power plant jobs successfully of at least single unit of 1000 kWp (DC) capacity or 2 units of minimum 600 kWp (DC) capacity in grid-connected system in the last 7 years ending last day of the month previous to the one in which tenders are invited.

The average annual financial turnover of the bidder as per their audited financial results during the last 3 years ending March 31 of the previous financial years should be at least Rs 2.98 crore and should have minimum working capital of Rs 99.6 lakh.

The quoted equipment (Solar PV along with floating structures & PCU) including all accessories and components must have a warranty of minimum 5 years against any manufacturing/design/installation defects from the date of successful commissioning. All other equipment must have a warranty of 1-year minimum from the date of successful commissioning.

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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