TSREDCO has issued a tender for the installation of rooftop solar systems between 1-1000 kW capacity at various government buildings in Telangana
The Telangana State Renewable Energy Development Corp (TSREDCO) has issued a tender for the installation of rooftop solar power systems between 1-1000 kW capacity at various government buildings across the state on a turnkey basis.
The scope of work for the selected bidders will include the supply, design, installation, testing and commissioning of the various capacities of grid-connected solar power projects through rate contract program under CAPEX mode in the state. The selected developers will also be required to provide five years of comprehensive operation and maintenance of the plants.
The work of the successful bidders also includes the site survey, measurement of solar isolation, procurement, and expediting of all supplies and delivery of equipment and material to each job site.
The last date for bid submission is August 13, 2019, and the technical bids will be opened on the same date. The price bids will be opened on August 16, 2019. All bidders must submit an Earnest Money Deposit of Rs 2 lakh along with their bids. At the time of allocation of projects, the bidder shall submit Performance Guarantee @ 10 percent on the total project cost with a quoted price.
To be eligible, the bidders should be valid registered suppliers with TSREDCO with the requisite experience of at least minimum 200 kWp cumulative capacity in the field of off-grid OR grid-connected solar PV systems in any one of the last 3 fiscal years. Additionally, the firms should have a minimum turnover of Rs 1 crore in the same period.
After the award of the projects, the successful bidders will be required to complete the work on the projects within two months for capacity between 1 to 10 kW. For installations ranging between 11 to 100 kW, the work needs to be completed within 120 days. For work above 100 kW, the duration of work is six months.
Recently, we reported that the Telangana government will go for one-time settlement of dues of panchayats and municipalities to state-run electricity organisations. Chief Minister K Chandrasekar Rao suggested that solar power, available at a cheaper rate, should be procured to meet the heavy demand due to the Lift Irrigation schemes and asked the officials to invite tenders for 1000 MW of solar power.