CEL Issues NIT Across India For Appointing Authorized Solar Dealers



Central Electronics Limited (a Public Sector Enterprise) has Issued  Notice Inviting Expression of Interest from the financially & technically capable parties having relevant experiences for appointing as Authorised Dealer – Solar.

The company is looking to engage, throughout India, companies/firms/Partnership firm/Proprietorship/stand-alone shops/individuals having its own well-established marketing network, as Authorised Dealer-Solar (AD-SOLAR) for selling mainly its Solar Photovoltaic Modules, power pack and other products. The dealer shall be appointed by CEL and shall operate at the STATE / REGION level. CEL reserves its right to appoint more than one dealer in that particular state/region.


The Last date of bid submission is 30/09/2020 up to 13:00 Hours.

In order to be eligible to participate in the tender, the bidder must  The bidder shall have achieved a turnover of minimum Rs 50 lakh in this solar business segment during the last three years. 

The firm must not have been debarred/blacklisted/defaulted by any Govt. Dept, agency, PSUs / institution / agencies / autonomous organizations. As proof of the same the bidder shall submit a self-certified document signed by an authorized person of the bidder’s company/firm. 

The bidder shall be registered companies/ firms/ Partnership firm/ Proprietorship and must be in the business of selling solar products or installing solar power plants for a minimum period of three years. 

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CEL has mentioned special conditions that, The bidders will sign an agreement for a dealership with CEL and deposit the requisite security deposit (SD) amount to CEL within two weeks of the acceptance of their bid failing which their bid will be canceled. 

The successful Bidders will be required to pay an amount of Rs 75,000/- within two weeks of the acceptance of their bid as a Security Deposit (SD). The security deposit shall remain with CEL till the expiry of the agreement, upon which it will be refunded without any interest after adjustment of dues if any. In case, a dealer agreement is terminated because of it being dormant or for any other reason (or) expires at the end of the year without the dealer having made any sales, the SD amount will not be refunded.

 It has been stated in the tender that initially an AD-SOLAR shall be appointed for a period of one year from the date of signing of an agreement for AD-SOLAR. However, validity can be extended by the Company for a further period of one year on the basis of quarterly performance of the AD-SOLAR on such terms and conditions.

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The document mentions that, Either of the party can terminate the agreement by giving one month’s notice in writing before the expiry of the agreement. In such a case the Company reserves its right to adjust the security deposit for the settlement of accounts. Incentives if any will, however, be payable only after completion of the financial year or can be adjusted against the final settlement with the ADSOLAR. 

All the disputes, different controversies/differences of opinions, breach, and violation arising from or related to this agreement between the parties, will be resolved in accordance with the laws of India.

It has been highlighted that “ In case of a single PO for a month the AD-Solar shall be allowed to pick up the PO quantity in multiple lots and he has to deposit an advance of 20% of the PO value and the advance amount will be adjusted in the last lot as per the PO. However the AD-Solar shall make 100% payment before dispatch of material. The rate applicable in this case on the total PO quantity shall be as per the quantity slab”

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Recently, Central Electronics Limited (CEL) issued an expression of interest (EoI) for a tie-up with start-up companies as a technology partner for waterless solar photovoltaic (SPV) module cleaning systems.

The Last Date and Time for Submission of EOI is 30-09-2020 at 15:00 Hours.No formal Pre-Submission meeting has been planned for this EOI. However, in case of any clarifications needed, bidders may send their clarifications on mail. 

The scope of work includes Supplying systems to CEL, Assist CEL in manufacturing such a system at CEL facilities, and Improve upon the system as per market requirements and as requested by CEL.

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