West Bengal Issues Tender to Set Up 9.9 MW Rooftop Solar Plant

West Bengal Issues Tender to Set Up 9.9 MW Rooftop Solar Plant

West Bengal Renewable Energy Development Agency (WBREDA) has issued a tender for setting up 9.9 MW of grid-connected rooftop solar PV plants. The tender issued for design and engineering manufacture/procurement, testing, supply installation, and commissioning along with five years of comprehensive maintenance for 990 individual grid-connected rooftop solar PV plants, each with a capacity of 10 kWp on a turnkey basis. 

All interested bidders shall submit their bid by April 23, 2021, till 4.00 P.M. Bidders are expected to pay an earnest money deposit (EMD) of Rs. 28 Lakhs with a tender fee of Rs 8,000. Also, there will be a pre-bid meeting on March 10, 2021. 

The successful bidders are expected to submit Additional Security Performance at the rate of 10 percent of the tendered value if the bid value stands 80 percent or less of the estimated cost put to the tender. 

Bidders will be eligible to submit their bids for 330 nos. the grid-connected solar PV power plant of each array capacity 10 kW based on criteria set by WBREDA.

WBREDA will distribute the total work during the placement of the letter of authorization in different stages. The first stage includes 330 rooftop solar systems that will be awarded to the L1 bidder at per lowest acceptable price schedule. 

Other 660 rooftop solar systems will be awarded to L2, L3, and L4 bidders equally if they agree to accept the lowest price schedule without altering the tender’s original terms and conditions. The projects must be completed in 300 days.

The bidder is expected to have a minimum average annual turnover of at least Rs. 4.06 Crore from the last three best financial years, to find themselves eligible in financial criteria.

As per the tender, WBREDA, a department of non-conventional & renewable energy sources, Govt. of West Bengal, reserves the right to alter, amend, omit, or otherwise vary the allotment quantities of the power plant of the original order. 

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Bhoomika Singh

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