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The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI), has invited bids to set up 50 MW of grid-connected rooftop systems on government buildings. The Projects shall be set up under the RESCO Mode,
The scope of work includes the procurement of design, engineering, storage, civil work and testing of the rooftop solar system. This will also include operation and maintenance (O&M), for the term of power purchase agreements (PPA).
Last date for submitting bids is November 22, 2022. The bids will be opened on November 25, 2022.
As an earnest money deposit, bidders must pay Rs. 900,000. The successful bidder will have to furnish a performance guarantee equivalent to Rs. 1.35 million (~$16.614)/MW/project before signing the PPA.
Obtaining Net-metering and grid connectivity of the Project under this tender would be the responsibility of the bidder in accordance with the prevailing guidelines of the respective State Regulators (SERC) or Central Electricity Authority (CEA) or the DISCOM in the respective area. The respective Government organizations (“Client
organizations”) could facilitate connectivity and necessary approvals, however, the entire responsibility lies with the SPD only.
The SPD shall take all necessary permits, approvals and licenses, insurance etc., provide training and such other items and services required to complete the scope of work mentioned above.
The Projects to be selected under this scheme provide for deployment of Solar Photovoltaic Technology. However, the selection of Projects would be technology agnostic.
The estimated cumulative Project capacity envisaged for MHA buildings is around 50 MW. A Bidder shall submit a single bid offering a minimum quantum of Contracted Capacity of 1 MW and a maximum quantum of 10 MW with each project size being in between 100 kW to 500 kW only. The tentative list of Buildings (Zone-wise) under MHA has been annexed at Annexure-C in the tender document.
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