REIL Tenders for Installation and O&M of Rooftop Solar Plants in Bihar

REIL has once again issued a tender for the commissioning and maintenance of residential rooftop solar systems across various locations in Bihar.

REIL Rooftop Solar Bihar

Rajasthan Electronics & Instruments Limited (REIL) has once again issued a tender for the rate contract for commissioning and maintenance of residential rooftop solar PV power systems across various locations in Bihar.

The scope of work for the selected bidders will include carrying out the work on “Turn-Key Basis which includes identification of beneficiary of the residential category, survey of the site for its feasibility considering the shadow-free space, sanctioned load of the beneficiary by the Discom, design, supply of grid-connected solar photovoltaic system with all accessories (except module and inverter), equipment and protection devices, installation, testing, and commissioning of the rooftop solar systems. The developers will also be required to provide comprehensive operation and maintenance services for the plants for a period of 5 years from the date of successive commissioning.

The modules and inverters for the project will be provided by REIL.

The Projects are being implemented under Phase-II of Grid-Connected Rooftop Solar Programme Scheme of MNRE. Pertaining to which a Central Financial Assistance (CFA) will be made available by the MNRE. Further, financial assistance from the Government of Bihar will also be provided under the programme for the implementation in the residential sector within the state of Bihar.

The last date for bid submission is August 4, 2020, and the technical bids will be opened on August 5, 2020. The date and time of opening of the price bids will be informed later to successful bidders in the technical bid. All bidders must also submit an Earnest Money Deposit of Rs 2.5 lakh along with their bids.

To be eligible for participating in the bidding process, the bidder must have installed and commissioned off-grid / grid-connected solar PV power plant having a total capacity of not less than 20 kWp in last two years, which should have been commissioned prior to techno-commercial bid opening date in any MNRE scheme/ SNA / govt or semi-govt organization/ PSU/ SECI/ Discom/ private organization.

And should also have a Minimum Annual Average Turnover (MAAT) for the last two financial years not less than Rs 10 lakh.

As per the tender, the size of each project shall be in the range of 1 kWp up to 10 kWp and beyond 10 kWp. One project may however comprise of several rooftop units. If each roof has separate meters, then the rooftop solar unit can separately be connected with the grid and may have separate meters. Otherwise, only one connection with the grid meter is allowed irrespective of several roofs in one project.

Group Housing Societies/Residential Welfare Associations (GHS/RWA) etc. for common facilities will be limited up to 500 kWp (@ 10 kWp per house), with the upper limit being inclusive of individual rooftop plants already installed by individual residents in that GHS/RWA at the time of installation of RTS for common activity.

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Ayush Verma

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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