KSEDC Issues NIT For Supply Of 330wp Multi-Crystalline Solar PV Modules

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Kerala State Electronics Development Corporation Limited (keltron) issued notice inviting tender for supply of 330wp multi-crystalline solar PV modules at  Ramakkalmedu, Idukki, Kerala .


Last Date & Time of online Submission of Bid document is 06/06/2020 at 6 pm.Their will be no pre-bid meeting for this tender.Date & Time of Opening of Technical Bids (cover 1)is 10/06/2020 at 9am.Date & Time of Opening of Financial Bids (cover 2) will be published after Technical evaluation.

Along with the bid the bidder must submit Tender Document fee of  Rs. 14550/- and Earnest Money Deposit (EMD) of Rs. 97000/- .EMD  is exempted for those who have UAN. Time allowed for the completion of work is 25 Days.Warranty for the items supplied should be 5 years.

Eligibility Criteria to take part in this bid are 1. The Bidders should be a Registered PSU/Company/Firm in India. 2. The Bidders must have supplied a minimum 800 Kw Polycrystalline solar PV modules (Supply of 330Wp Multi-Crystalline Solar PV Modules) in the last financial year. 3. Proposed PV Modules should have valid IEC 61215, IEC 61701, IEC 61730 & IEC 62804 certification 4. The Bidders must have minimum Two year experience in the supply of Polycrystalline solar pv modules. 5. The Bidder should have a valid GST Registration certificate. 

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Bidders should also have an average turnover of minimum Rs. 90 lakhs in the last three financial years 2015-16, 2016-17 & 2017-18. 

It is highlighted in the document that “All bidders participating shall verify on the e-tender portal for any addendums, corrigendum before submitting the final bid document. The bid document uploaded should be after considering all addendums, corrigendum. Bids without considering the addendums, corrigendum will be considered as invalid.”

According to the document “The successful bidder will be required to remit a Security Deposit (SD). The successful bidder (Hereinafter called as Contractor), shall execute an agreement in the prescribed form on a Stamp Paper worth Rs.200 after furnishing a security deposit as detailed in the NIT as BG/DD immediately for the due fulfillment of the contract.”

It has also been stated that within 10 days of the completion of the work, the contractor shall give notice of such completion to the Employer and within 30 days of receipt of such notice, the employer or his representative shall inspect the work and if there is no defects in the work, shall furnish the contractor with a certificate of completion, otherwise a provisional certificate of completion indicating the defects to be rectified by the Contractor for which payment be made at reduced rates shall be issued.

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The contractor shall furnish a performance Bank Guarantee for 5 % of the contract amount from any nationalized bank up to the end of warranty period. If the contractor had submitted a security deposit for 5%, the validity of the same shall be extended up to the end of warranty /defect liability period. 

The document includes that 5 Years product warranty and Normal output of PV Module at the end of 10 years should not be less than 90% and at the end of 25 years should not be less than 80%. A warranty certificate to be issued along with materials.

In March, The Kerala State Electricity Board (KSEB) has invited competitive bids for setting up 150 MW rooftop solar PV power plants under the SOURA project on EPC, EPC-RESCO hybrid basis  in the domestic sector in Kerala.The Government of Kerala has launched the project SOURA to add 1000 MW Solar Power Plants to the grid of Kerala State Electricity Board Ltd, under Urja Kerala Mission, a vision to develop the energy sector in the state to global standards.This vision is in line with the spirit of the national goal of achieving 100 GW of solar capacity by 2022. Out of 1000 MW, 500 MW is earmarked for RoofTop Solar (RTS) plants and 200 MW will be deployed in the first phase.

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