UPNEDA Issues Tenders for 12 MW Grid-Connected Rooftop Solar Projects in Uttar Pradesh

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Uttar Pradesh New & Renewable Energy Development Agency (UPNEDA) has recently issued three tenders for the empanelment and rate contract of grid-connected rooftop solar power projects totaling 12 MW on various government buildings in Uttar Pradesh.


The projects are required to be commissioned within four months of receiving the work order, and the selected contractor will be responsible for the maintenance and operation of the projects for five years.


The deadline for bid submissions is July 3, 2023, with the bid opening on the same day.


For all three tenders, bidders must submit an earnest money deposit of 2% of the project cost, and the selected bidders must provide a performance guarantee of 10% of the contract value.

Tender 1 focuses on rooftop solar systems ranging from 1 kW to 10 kW, with a total capacity of 1 MW. The estimated project cost for this tender is Rs. 5.98 crore.

Tender 2 requires bidders to commission rooftop solar systems between 11 kW and 100 kW, totaling 5 MW. The estimated project cost for this tender is Rs. 25.98 crore.

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Tender 3 involves rooftop solar systems ranging from 101 kW to 500 kW, with a total capacity of 6 MW. The estimated project cost for this tender is Rs. 28.17 crore.

To be eligible, bidders must have commissioned specific capacities of rooftop solar projects in the last five years and meet financial requirements in terms of average annual turnover and net worth.

All modules used in the projects must come with a warranty covering material, manufacturing defects, and workmanship for ten years. The peak watt capacity output of the modules should not be less than 90% at the end of 10 years and 80% at the end of 25 years.

In case of project delays, liquidated damages will be levied at a rate of 0.5% per week, up to a maximum of 10% of the delayed work value beyond the contract period.

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