Tender for Solarization of Agricultural Pumps Under KUSUM Scheme in Kerala

ANERT has issued a tender for the solarization of grid-connected agricultural pumps of cumulative capacity of 300 HP under the PM-KUSUM scheme in Kerala.

Solarization Pumps Kerala

The Agency for New and Renewable Energy Research and Technology (ANERT) has issued a tender for the rate contract for the solarization of grid-connected agricultural pumps of cumulative capacity of 300 HP under the PM-KUSUM scheme in the state of Kerala.

The scope of work for the selected bidders will include the supply, installation and commissioning of SPV ground-mounted / rooftop power plants with grid connectivity for solarising the following capacity of agricultural pumps with power plants of capacity 1 kW, 2 kW, 3 kW, 4 kW, 5 kW, 6 kW, 7 kW, 8 kW, and 10 kW. The proposed location for the installation of the SPV modules can be on the rooftop of existing buildings /ground mounted among the 14 districts in the state of Kerala.

The project developers will also be required to provide 5 years’ warranty for the system and components or part of the system as per the special conditions of the contract. PV modules used in solar power plants/ systems must be warranted for their output peak watt capacity, which should not be less than 90 percent at the end of 10 years and 80 percent at the end of 25 years

The last date and time of submission of the tender is March 24, 2020, and the tenders will be opened on March 26, 2020. All bidders must submit an Earnest Money Deposit of Rs 1.2 crore along with their bids.

To be eligible for participating in the bidding process, the annual turnover of the bidder should be at least Rs. 3 crores in each of the last three financial years.

The tender also adds that the price bid for the installation in rooftop/ ground-mounted system is to be quoted separately by the bidders and the L1 will be considered separately for rooftop/ ground-mounted systems. It has also been mandated to use indigenously manufactured solar panels with indigenous solar cells and modules for the projects.

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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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