Second Tender For 5 MW Rooftop Solar Issued in Maharashtra

The last date of bid submission is March 04, 2019.

Rooftop Solar Maharashtra

The Public Works Department (PWD) of Amravati has issued another tender inviting bids for selection of developers to set up cumulative 5 MW of solar capacity rooftop projects at various places distributed in 309 rest houses in different districts of Maharashtra.

The rooftop solar projects will be developed under the RESCO mode. And the brief scope of work for selected bidder will include the Design, Engineering, Manufacturing, Supply, Installation, Testing, and Commissioning of the cumulative 5 MW capacity rooftop projects. The developers will also be required to provide comprehensive operation and maintenance of the rooftop systems for a period of 25 years from the date of commissioning.

The last date of bid submission is March 04, 2019, and the technical and financial bids will be opened on March 06, 2019. This time a pre-bid meeting has been scheduled for March 01, 2019, to address the concerns raised by prospective bidders.

The estimated cost of the project is Rs 30 crore and all bidders must submit an Earnest Money Deposit of Rs 15 lakh along with their bids.

To be eligible, the bidder must have experience of installation of aggregate 1000 kWp solar PV system. And, must have experience of installation of a single project of minimum 100 kW capacity in RESCO mode on any Government/Semi-government organisation during last three years (2015-16, 2016-17, 2017-18 and current financial year).

And financially, the bidder should have an annual turnover of maximum Rs 22 crore during any one year for the last five financial years. (2013-14, 2014-15, 2015-16, 2016-17 and 2017-18)

Based on the proposed capacity for each location PPA shall be signed within 10 days of finalization of the bid. And, selected bidder will now have to commission the rooftop solar plants at all the locations within a period of 180 days from the date of signing of PPA, against the 45 days period in the previous tender.

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Recently, PWD of Amravati had issued a tender to set up cumulative 5 MW of solar capacity rooftop projects at various places distributed in 12 electrical divisions in different districts of Maharashtra.

The last date of bid submission on the first tender was February 26, 2019, and the technical and financial bids will be opened on February 28, 2019.

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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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