UPNEDA Issues Rs 27 cr Tender for Off-Grid Solar Power Plants

UPNEDA has tendered for setting up off-grid solar power generation systems of 500 W to 50 kW capacities with battery backup at various sites in Uttar Pradesh.

UPNEDA Off-Grid Solar

The Uttar Pradesh New and Renewable Energy Development Agency (UPNEDA) has issued a tender, seeking bids from eligible parties fro setting up of off-grid solar power generation systems of 500 W to 50 kW capacities with battery backup at various sites in the state.

The scope of work for the selected bidders will include the design, supply, installation, testing and commissioning of the solar plants. The project developers will also be required to provide 5 years of comprehensive warranty and maintenance for the plants from the date of successful commissioning.  The developers will have a period of 6 months from the date of award of the work to complete the work on the project.

The last date for bid submission is September 26, 2019, and the techno-commercial bids will be opened on the next date i.e. September 27, 2019. The financial bids will be opened on October 3, 3019.

The tentative capacity that has been tendered is 6 MW, which has been further divided in to two slots A and B. Part-A will cover projects of capacity 1-9 kW and have a limit of 1.5 MW. While Part-B will have projects of capacity 10-50 kW and a limit of 4.5 MW. However, the allocations are subject to change based on the responses.

The estimated cost of the project is Rs 27 crore. The earnest money deposit that bidders must submit to participate in the tender will depend on their bid sizes.

UPNEDA Off-Grid Solar

EMD and Eligibility Criteria for the Tender

Recently, UPNEDA has issued a tender for the empanelment of firms for setting up of grid-connected rooftop solar projects worth 60 MW under MNRE’s Rooftop Scheme – II and the state solar policy. The last date for bid submission is October 8, 2019.

The 60 MW capacity tendered under the projects has been divided into two parts, PART A and B. PART A will be for the development of projects in the capacity range of 1-10 kW and 40 MW capacity has been allocated to this part. PART B which will be for the development of projects between 11-25 kW has a limit of 20 MW.

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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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