TREDA Tenders for Battery Bank for Existing Off-grid Solar Plants in Health Establishments

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The Tripura Renewable Energy Development Agency (TREDA) has issued a tender for the establishment of a battery bank for the existing solar PV off-grid power plants in Health Establishments in the state of Tripura on a turn-key basis.

The last day for submission of online e-bid is 24/04/2020 up to 3:30 PM. Online Bid Opening Date & time of Technical bid is 24/04/2020 at 04:00 PM. Date & time for Price bid opening shall be communicated to Technically Qualified Bidders through the e-tender portal. The bid will be Valid for 180 (One hundred eighty) days from the date of opening of the Price Bid.

The last date for seeking clarification regarding this tender is 16/04/2020 at 05:30 PM. It has been stated in the document that clarifications sought by the bidders will be clarified either through e-mail or through e-procurement Portal on 18/04/2020 by 5:30 PM. The total period for the work for this project is 120 days from the date of issue of Letter of Award (LoA) 

Bidders will be required to supply, erect, test and commission the Battery Bank of existing Solar PV Power Plants on a turn-key basis including Warranty / Guarantee and Annual Maintenance Contract for 5 (five) years from the date of commissioning. 

Bidders should submit tender fees of Rs. 2,000/- electronically by using an online facility provided in the e-procurement portal (Non-refundable).  

Earnest Money Deposit(EMD) of Rs. 11,55,500/- is also required to be paid along with the bid by using an online facility provided in the e-procurement portal. It has been stated in the document that, Governments of India or State Government Undertakings / Public Sector Enterprise are exempted from depositing EMD.

To be eligible in this bid, the bidder should have minimum three years experience of successful installation of Off-grid / Hybrid solar Power plant projects (Individual capacity of installed SPV Power Plants should be ≥ 5 KWp) OR supply of 2/6/12 Volt Tubular GEL Battery OR supply of 2/6/12 Volt AGM VRLA Battery to any Central / State Government Departments / PCUs. The bidder should have a cumulative experience of executing ≥ 150 KWp off-grid and/or Hybrid SPV Power Plants OR experience in the supply of ≥ 1375 nos. Previous credentials/records of the bidder as proof of experience/credential/satisfactory completion of works should be submitted along with the technical bid of the tender as a performance certificate. The document stated that the experience of any collaborator/sister concern of the bidder submitted as experience proof of the bidder will not be accepted. 

To participate, the Minimum Average Annual Turnover (MAAT) of the bidder in the last three financial years should be Rs. 115.50 lakh. The bidder should have a positive net worth for last three years.

The bidding process under this is for supply, erection, testing and commissioning of Battery Bank of 5502 Tubular GEL or AGM VRLA Battery including Battery Racks for following Health Establishments: a) 360V DC, 400 AH each for 3 District Hospitals, b) 180 Volt, 400 AH each for 13 Sub-divisional Hospitals c) 96 Volt, 400 AH each for 79 Primary Health Centres

Successful bidder within 15 (fifteen) days of the issue of Letter of Intent (LoI) shall provide “Performance Bank Guarantee” as Performance Security for an amount equal to the 10% of the total contract value with a validity period including Warranty/Guarantee and Annual Maintenance Contract obligations + 30 (thirty) days claim period. Total timeline up to Commissioning for the above Scope of Work including additional items (Internal electrification) is 6(six) months from the date of issue of Letter of Award (LoA)

In February,The Tripura Renewable Energy Development Agency announced a tender for the solarization of 1,300 grid-connected agricultural water pumps in the state. The scope of work includes the design, manufacture, supply, erection, testing, and commissioning of the solarization of 2 horsepower (HP) pumps in the state on a turn-key basis. According to the tender, the selected bidder would have to provide mandatory annual maintenance for five years, including insurance coverage for the installed systems. 

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