RITES Tenders For 1 GW Land-Based Solar PV Projects On Railways Land Across India


 Rail India Technical and Economic Service (RITES) Limited, an engineering consultancy company under Indian railways has issued a tender for setting up of 1 GW of land-based solar photovoltaic (PV) power plants on land owned by the Indian Railways under Tariff Based Competitive Bidding.


The last date for bid submission is 02.09.20202.A pre-bid meeting has been scheduled for 30.07.2020 and the last date of Receiving Queries is 20.07.2020.Opening date of Reverse Auction and Financial bid will be intimated later.

To be eligible for this bid the Bidder should have successfully commissioned 35% of the total quoted Capacity in MW for three financial years.


The scope of work for successful bidders includes supply, installation, commissioning OF 1 GW of Solar Power Project across various state in india.

Recently, Rajasthan Electronics & Instruments Limited (REIL) Jaipur has issued  This is a Notice Inviting Tender (NIT) for Supply of BOS (Except SPV modules and inverters) , Design, Installation, Testing and Commissioning including Warranty and Operation & Maintenance for a period of 5 years of 120 kWp Grid Connected Solar PV Plant at Steel Authority of India (SAIL)Ware-House in Bangalore , Karnataka and 110kWp Grid Connected Solar PV Plant at SAIL Ware-House in Chennai, Tamilnadu.

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In January 2020, Indian Railways was planning to source 1 GW of energy from solar power and about 200 MW from wind energy by 2021-22 across zonal railways and production units. The 1GW of energy is being planned to segregate in two halves ie. 500 MW of rooftop energy for railway buildings and the remaining 500 MW to meet both traction and non-traction requirements, according to a statement by the government.