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Sungrow, World’s Most Bankable Inverter Brand

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Sungrow is the world’s most bankable inverter brand with over 100 GW installed worldwide as of December 2019. Founded in 1997 by University Professor Cao Renxian, Sungrow is a leader in the research and development of solar inverters, with the largest dedicated R&D team in the industry and a broad product portfolio offering PV inverter solutions and energy storage systems for utility-scale, commercial & industrial, and residential applications, as well as internationally recognized floating PV plant solutions. With a strong 23-year track record in the PV space, Sungrow products power installations in over 60 countries, maintaining a worldwide market share of over 15%.

Company History:

1997 Founded by University Professor Cao Renxian

2006 Expanded to the global market with products installed internationally 

2011 Listed on Shenzhen Stock Exchange 

2015 Secured #1 Position of Global Market Share 

2018 Opened the Company’s first factory outside China in India 

2019 Became the First Inverter Company to Hit 100GW

Vision Statement:

Sungrow vision: To be the global leader of clean energy conversion technology

Mission Statement:

Sungrow mission: Clean power for all. 

Sungrow takes “Sincere & Pragmatic”, “Precise & Open”, “Customer Oriented” as the core values.

Business Goals & Objectives:

In the future, Sungrow will shoulder its mission “Clean power for all”,accelerate the development of innovation in the field of clean power conversion technology, constantly keep close to customer demands, actively participate in global competition, and strive to build itself into a respected world-class company.

Business Strategy:

The corporate revenue for Sungrow in 2019 is about 13.5 billion CNY ( 1.934 billion USD, currency exchange rate 6.98), showing 30% of YoY growth rate.

Company’s Products & Services:

Sungrow can supply both central and string inverter solutions covering utility-scale, commercial & industrial, residential applications.

We are uniquely positioned with our highest rated central inverter (5MW) and most powerful string inverter (250kW) at 1500Vdc to provide the desired solutions as per customer’s requirement and project need. Our wide product portfolio can cater to any project requirement for an optimized solution.

Sungrow has over 20 subsidiaries and more than 50 service outlets worldwide. For India, four offices located across the country ensure highest level of responsiveness.

Sungrow set up the India manufacturing unit of 3GW annual production capacity in 2018, to accelerate the global delivery capability. In 2019, Sungrow established a new inverter factory which enables in company’s total production capacity up to 50MW per year.

Business Competitiveness:

As per BloombergNEF report, Sungrow is the 100% bankable inverter brand and no 1. supplier in project financed projects. Inverter being heart of a project, the lenders, investors, have a lot more confidence on Sungrow to reduce the project risk, while ensuring long term steady return from the projects. Sungrow has the vision to be “A Global leader of clean power conversion technology”. This vision drives us every day with a very focused approach, to bring the most advanced technological solutions for our customers as the industry leader.

Quality Policy Of The Company:

Sungrow has all the relevant ISO and other certificates related quality, health, safety and environment. Sungrow products comply with all world class standards such as IEC, UL, CSA, VDE, EN, etc. Being technologically innovative company and a global brand, we adhere and comply to any country specific standards diligently. As Government of India has issued BIS standards and issued the extension till Jun, 2020, we are in the process to meet the necessary requirements.

Team & Management:

 As mentioned above, Sungrow has over 20 subsidiaries and more than 50 service outlets worldwide. For India, there are three offices, dedicated FTWZ and wide spread service network across the country to ensure highest level of responsiveness.

Research is a foremost consideration for a company with close relations with professional institute and universities and about 40% of Sungrow’s over 3,000 personnel work in R&D, which is considered as the largest R&D team in the industry.

Customers & Projects:

Sungrow is the first in the industry to cross 100GW installations across the globe with products and solutions increasingly experiencing higher demands by customers worldwide. We’d like to list some projects with Sungrow installations:

· The 400MW PV project in Bhadla, Rajasthan, India. The central inverter solutions applied on-site are resilient to scorching heat and harsh conditions;

· The 250MW PV plant in Ninh Thuan province, Vietnam; 

2GW PV plant in Ningxia, China, which is the largest PV plant in the world.

· The 500MW PV project in Golmud, Qinghai Province, China, is the first grid-parity project in China.

· The 205MW PV project in the United States is an application with central inverter and tracking system. The DC/AC ratio is up to 1.42.

· The 18MW PV power station in Dubai. It uses the string inverter in high temperature area with ambient temperature of 50 degrees Celsius.

TTP plc Collaborates with SOLshare to Develop Next Generation Solar Energy Trading Platform

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TTP plc (TTP), a leading independent technology and product development company, has today announced it has entered into a partnership with ME SOLshare Ltd (‘SOLshare’), a social enterprise that has created a new approach to distributing and trading affordable solar electricity across peer-to-peer micro-grids. By making improvements to the SOLbox trading platform, the collaboration aims to increase the supply of sustainable electrical power to communities in developing countries.

SOLshare manages smart peer-to-peer micro-grid systems in rural communities across Bangladesh, which enable the real-time trading of electricity generated through solar power—this allows users to earn a direct income selling excess electricity to their neighbours. By designing a higher-efficiency, isolated and bidirectional DC-to-DC power converter, TTP and SOLshare aim to deliver a ten-fold increase in the amount of electricity that can be shared across these grids, from the current limit of 100W, to 1kW per unit. This will mean more households can use or sell electricity and run more appliances at a higher power.

TTP will deploy its power electronics expertise in the joint development of the bi-directional power converter, and will develop, for mass-production, the electronic PCBAs which are inside the SOLbox, including the electronics which constitute the metering, wireless communications, safety, power conversion and user interface functions. TTP and SOLshare aim to have a prototype of the new system completed during the spring of 2020.

Globally, almost one billion people lack access to electricity, and another billion have intermittent supply. For areas without reliable electrical infrastructure, installing solar panels on homes can be an attractive way to generate power locally and sustainably. However, high installation costs mean this option is out of reach for many people. Additionally, an average of approximately US$1 billion of power is wasted every year due to unutilized excess power by individual systems. The peer-to-peer micro-grids pioneered by SOLshare are one way of overcoming these issues—solar electricity can be traded between different households, allowing users of solar power to become both consumers and producers. Selling excess power provides income to mitigate installation costs, while the option to buy power from the micro-grid can provide electricity to other households in need. Sharing electricity in this way can power entire villages, with all the social and economic benefits that brings.

SOLshare has installed over 28 micro-grids across Bangladesh, as well as in India, which are allowing businesses to run more smoothly, and more children to study after dark. SOLshare aims to have 160 micro-grids running around the world by the end of 2020. By working together to drastically improve the capabilities of these grids, TTP and SOLshare hope to facilitate the development of a sustainable infrastructure for the future.

Dr David Smith, Head of Industrial Technology at TTP plc, said: “We are really pleased to be involved in such a rewarding project, one that has the potential to transform the lives of people in some of the world’s poorest communities. This project is just one example of how technology can be leveraged as a powerful force for real social change and economic development.”

Dr Sebastian Groh, Managing Director at ME SOLshare Ltd, added: “TTP has the engineering and product development expertise to dramatically improve the capabilities of our SOLbox platform and with that, our service offering to low-income communities in hard to reach areas across the globe. This collaboration enables us to leapfrog in our technology development and improve lives.”

SolarPower Europe: new President and 3 new Board Members

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Commenting on the outcome, Walburga Hemetsberger, CEO of SolarPower Europe, said: “We are delighted that Aristotelis Chantavas has been elected President of SolarPower Europe, and are confident that he will continue the excellent work of the association, leading us through an essential period for solar power in Europe. Mr Chantavas’ vast experience as Head of Europe for Enel Green Power, one of the largest European players in renewables, makes him well-equipped to position solar as  the primary energy technology in the transition.” Hemetsberger added “I would also like to thank Christian Westermeier for his leadership as President over the last years”.

President Chantavas said: “It is an honor to lead the Board of SolarPower Europe at this crucial time, as the European Green Deal represents a unique opportunity to promote the role of solar power in the European energy market. The association will reinforce its relationship with European institutions, so as to ensure that solar plays a key role in the Green Deal framework, empowering innovative technologies and shared know-how to accelerate the energy transition.”

Two Vice Presidents were also elected, Jochen Hauff from BayWa r.e. and Christian Westermeier from Wacker Chemie.  Vincenzo Costanzelli from Trina Solar and three new directors were elected to the board, including Alexandra Sombsthay from Akuo Energy, Jörg Ebel from IBC Solar and Martin Hackl from Fronius International.

Walburga Hemetsberger commented: “Our new board members represent strong and diverse European solar market players, bringing a wide range of competencies to our association. Their expertise will help maintain our momentum in ensuring our vision that more energy is generated by solar than any other energy source by 2030.”

Solar can play a key role in EU Green stimulus package

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The statement  lays out recommended next steps including the development of a Roadmap and action plan by the European Commission and the President of the European Council, in consultation with other institutions such as the European Central Bank.

Walburga Hemetsberger, CEO of SolarPower Europe said: “The decision of the European Council to include the green transition as a key element of the European COVID-19 stimulus package is smart and forward-looking. Solar power, as the most job intensive, low-cost and easily deployed renewable technology can play an important role in this regard. We are collaborating closely with our members to bring forward concrete proposals with the aim of mitigating the effects of the virus on the European solar sector and boosting new investments across the entire solar industrial value chain.”

SkyX Solar and Saigontel Partner to Develop Over 50 MW of Rooftop Solar Power Within Industrial Parks Owned by Saigontel and Its Affiliates in Vietnam

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SkyX Solar and SAIGONTEL today announced the signing of a joint venture agreement to build and operate rooftop solar projects for industrial facilities within the industrial parks affiliated with SAIGONTEL. SkyX Solar will have a majority stake in the joint venture
and will be responsible for the development of the projects.

The joint venture will initially focus on ten industrial parks to develop and operate more than 50 MW of rooftop solar assets to start with. Six of these industrial parks are in the Central and South regions of Vietnam which have the highest irradiation levels. The joint venture will offer an end-to-end renewable energy solution to creditworthy client partners which entails zero capex, zero opex from them but at the same time, brings cost savings and carbon footprint reduction benefits, while ensuring that there is zero disruption in their main operations.

Mr. Samresh Kumar, Executive Chairman of SkyX Solar and Managing Director, VinaCapital, said, “Rooftop solar, especially for the commercial and industrial (C&I) segment, will be a game changer for the renewable power sector in Vietnam. We are excited to partner with SAIGONTEL, member of SGI Group, a market leader in industrial park development, to transform large ‘idle’ roofs into sources of clean energy. This partnership is a strong milestone in our journey to 150MW + development in
Vietnam over the next three years.”

Ms. Nguyen Cam Phuong, CEO of SAIGONTEL said, “We believe that rooftop solar solutions will enable us to provide differentiated value-add to our partners and customers of our industrial parks by helping them reduce carbon footprint and achieve significant cost savings at the same time. This segment is early in the country and we believe SkyX Solar, backed by VinaCapital, is the right player to provide world class solutions for our own and our client’s facilities”

Devoid of any land, transmission or licensing issues, the rooftop solar power market in Vietnam is witnessing significant demand as leading companies increasingly focus on sustainability and managing rising electricity prices. It is expected that more than 4,000 MW of rooftop solar power will actually get developed in the next five to seven years in the country the potential is even bigger.

However, given the nascent nature of the sector and its unique challenges, strong local players with deep Vietnam market insights and experience as well as international standards for technical and ESG practices such as SkyX Solar are best placed to successfully deliver world class solutions to client partners.

Week in ASEAN: 250 MW of Solar Rooftop Projects to be Developed by Tota in Thailand, Vietnam to get the Largest Solar Plant in Southeast Asia, Adani Green Agrees for a Joint Venture with Total Solar Singapore and More

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250 MW of Solar Rooftop Projects to be Developed by Tota in Thailand

25 megawatt-peak (MW) of solar rooftops for 24 facilities have been signed by Total for Betagro which is the largest food company in Thailand.  These projects will benefitted by a 20-year Power purchase Agreement. Total jointly owns the largest portfolios of corporate PPAs in Thailand. This project is capable of generating about 38 GWh of renewable energy per year with over 62,000 solar panels. This will assist Betagro shrink its carbon footprint by 26 tons of CO2 and also provide about 15% of the company’s total power consumption.

Vietnam to get the Largest Solar Plant in Southeast Asia

The Trungnam Group, known to be a leading player in Vietnam in various sectors like energy, construction and real estate, is in plans to develop the largest solar power plant in Southeast Asia. This project is entitled to have an investment of around 14 trillion VND ($592 million). This 450 MW solar plant is being planned to be built in the province of Ninh Thuan in Vietnam and it will begin generating power by the end of the year. The construction of the solar farm in Phuoc Minh commune will start in the second quarter of this year and be completed in the fourth quarter, Vietnam News Agency (VNA), reported. Under its socio-economic master plan, Ninh Thuan province seeks to become Vietnam’s renewable energy hub with a total capacity of 8,000MW by 2030, it added.

Adani Green Agrees for a Joint Venture with Total Solar Singapore

Adani Green Energy Ltd approves to come into a joint venture with Total Solar and will transfer its 2.1 GW of solar projects to the new entity. The board of directors have approved a draft JV agreement between its subsidiary Adani Green Energy Twenty-Three Ltd and Total Solar Singapore Pvt Ltd. Total Solar Singapore will be responsible for a portfolio of 2,148 MW of operational solar parks that are currently owned by Adani Green.

Meralco deal with solar firm gets ERC nod

The Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) has given the green light to a 20-year power supply agreement (PSA) bet­ween Manila Electric Co. (Me­ralco) and Solar Philippines Tanauan Corp. (SPTC), a company run by Leandro Leviste—son of former senator Loren Legarda. The ERC approved the two partners’ contract price of P5.39 a kilowatt-hour.The regulator also said the PSA approval should not affect ERC’s evaluation of SPTC’s application for a certificate of compliance, which would allow photovoltaic installations in two locations with a combined 50 megawatts to operate and supply Meralco.

KSPCB Floats Tender For INR 4.85 Cr Solar Rooftop Power Projects

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The Karnataka State Pollution Control Board (KSPCB) invites tenders following two cover tender procedures from eligible tenderers For 26 Nos solar PV power plants along with five years of operations and maintenance contract for the rooftop works.

To participate in this tender bidders should submit an amount of Rs.7,27,500 for 26 locations as Earnest Money Deposit(EMD) along with a tender processing fee of Rs. 5000. The estimated contract value of the project is Rs. 4,78,36,404.The total tender amount is Rs. 4,85,00,000/-.

The last date & time for tender queries is 15/05/2020 at 11:00 am. Last date & time for receipt of tenders is 22/05/2020 at 16:00 pm. The date & time for the opening of the technical bid is 23/05/2020 at 17:00 pm. The time and date of opening of the financial bid is 28/05 /2020 at 11.00 am. The pre-bid meeting for the same is scheduled on 15/05 /2020 at 11.00 am and tenders shall remain valid for a period of 90 days.

Eligibility for the bidder is that the tenderer should have an average annual turnover of Rs. 1000 Lakhs at least in any two financial years from 2014-2019. The bidders should successfully be Supplied & commissioned minimum 2 MW (aggregate) capacity rooftop SPV Power Plants in India during the last 5 years till bid due date. Out of 2 MW, at least 1 MW (aggregate) should be in operation and the value of work shall not be less than Rs 250.00 Lakhs. The tenderer should also produce certificates towards the availability of credit/overdraft facility from any scheduled bank of Rs.146.00 Lakhs, during the tenure of the contract as per proforma enclosed.

The Project completion period is 3 months and the tenderer should maintain the works of his scope during the defect and liability period which is one year(12 Months) after successful completion of the work, and including a 5 year comprehensive AMC period.

Project area of this tender is Parisara Bhavan, Nisaraga Bhavan,Peenya Office, Kolar office,Tumkur office, Chitradurga, Bellary, Davangere, Belgaum, Mysore, Mandya, Hassan, Chikmagalur, Mangalore, Udupi-Shimoga, Karwar, Dharwad, Bijapur, Bagalkot, Bidar, Gulbarga, Haveri, Ramnagara,Suryanagar Bangalore and Mangalore Lab building for capacity of 87.50 KW,123.40 Kw,17.60 KW,37.40 KW,19.20 KW,12.60 KW,28.60 KW ,17.00 KW, 31.10 KW, 21.40 KW,10.00 KW, 22.90 KW,21.40 KW,24.80 KW,16.10 KW,5.90 KW,34.00 KW,19.20 KW,22.90 KW,21.70 KW, 12.00 KW,30.50KW,20.00 KW, 20.00 KW, 45 KW and 21.27 KW respectively.

The document also stated that the tenderer should be a valid registered Agency/ Company Registration either Proprietorship or Partnership Firm or Private Limited Company or Public Limited Company and also should have registered in the Government of Karnataka e-procurement platform.

The Karnataka State Pollution Control Board (KSPCB) is a legal entity entrusted for control of pollution in the Indian State of Karnataka. The Board regulates air, water, and environmental pollution. The headquarters of the KSPCB is located in Bangalore and it has 44 regional offices.

SCCL Issued RFP For 438 kWP Grid Connected Rooftop Solar PV’s For Karnataka Smart City

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Shivamogga Smart City Limited (SCCL) has issued a request for selection of bidder (RFP) of Grid Connected Rooftop Solar PV Systems for Government Buildings in Shivamogga City, Karnataka.

The scope of work includes Design, Finance, Manufacture, Supply, Install, Test, Commission, Operate and Maintain Rooftop Solar PV Systems for 25 Years on Net metering (approximately 438 kWp).

Bidders are required to submit earnest money deposit (EMD) of  Rs. 1,90.000. The last date for receiving queries is 02.04.2020 at11.00 A.M.Pre-Bid Meeting is scheduled on  04.04.2020 at 4.00 P.M.The last date for uploading the tender is 24.04.2020 Upto 4.30 P.M.Date of opening of technical bids is 27.04.2020 at 5.00 P.M and Date of opening of financial bids for qualified bidders is 12.05.2020 at 5.00 P.M.Validity of bids is for 180 days.

It has been highlighted that the financial bid of the bidder shall be submitted only through E-procurement website and the bidder can submit bids under RESCO Model. Performance Security (PBG) amount shall be furnished by the successful bidder after the issue of Letter of Award(LOA) by Shivamogga Smart City Limited.

 The Project would be carried at PWD Building Balraj Urs Road, Veterinary College, District Central co-operative bank, Shivamogga Smart City Office and  Krishnarajendra Pumphouse for 7,50,58,69 and 254 kWp respectively.Area for the same are 224,5000,679,706,3300 sq. meters respectively.

It has been instructed in the document that the bidder is eligible to submit only one Bid for the Project and bidder bidding individually or as a member of a consortium shall not be entitled to submit another Bid either individually or as a member of any consortium, as the case may be for the Project and no bidder applying individually or as a member of a consortium, as the case may be, can be a member of another Consortium.

Eligibility criteria of the bidder to participate in this project is that bidder in his name should have in the last 5 years should satisfactorily complete at least one similar work of Rs.94.00 Lakhs as the prime contractor or The bidder should have designed, supplied, erected and commissioned as a developer or contractor, Solar PhotoVoltaic based grid-connected power plant of cumulative installed capacity of 400 kWp or above in the last five years of which at least 200 kWp should be grid-connected rooftop solar PV power plants.  For the same the bidder shall also furnish a performance certificate issued by the competent authority; mentioning that the bidder has successfully commissioned projects and that the plant is operational. 

The ‘Net Worth’ of the bidder to participate in this bid should be Rs. 94 Lakhs for the last financial year and shall be profit-making organization during 2018-19. The minimum annual financial turnover of the bidder in the last five years should be  Rs. 3.75 Crores, Also, the application must be accompanied by the ROC returns, audited CA certificate and annual reports of the bidder for the last five financial years.

The document also noted thatThe selected Bidder shall have to enter into Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with MESCOM and also a Tri-Partite Agreement with Building Owner as One-Part and SSCL as Second Part (“Project Development and Implementation Agreement/PDIA”)

It also mentions that any entity which has been barred by the Central/ any State Government, or any entity controlled by them, from participating in any project, and the bar subsists as on the date of bid, would not be eligible to submit a bid, either individually or as a member of a consortium and have not been expelled from any project or contract or have had any contract terminated for breach by such bidder/ consortium member.

Earlier SSCL had issued a Request for Proposal (RFP) for the construction of 25 MW of solar power generation projects which developed the solar power project on the Tunga canal.

India’s MNRE Issued Circular Regarding Extension in Scheduled Commissioning Date of RE Projects

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Ministry of New & Renewable Energy (MNRE) on 20.03.2020 has issued the circular on time extension in the scheduled commissioning date of RE projects considering disruption of the supply chains due to the spread of coronavirus in China or any other country as a force majeure event.

A Force Majeure (FM) means extraordinary events or circumstances beyond human control such as an event described as an act of God (as a natural calamity) or events such as a war, strike, riots, crimes. An FM clause in the contract frees both parties from contractual liability or obligation when prevented by such events from fulfilling their obligations under the contract. The firm has to give notice of FM as soon as it occurs and it cannot be claimed ex-post facto. If the performance in whole or in part or any obligation under this contract is prevented or delayed by any reason of FM for a period exceeding 90 (Ninety) days, either party may at its option terminate the contract without any financial repercussion on either side.

The circular stated that Ministry of Finance has clarified that the disruption of the supply chains due to spread of coronavirus in China or any other country should be considered as a case of natural calamity and Force Majeure Clause (FMC) may be invoked, wherever considered appropriate, following the due procedure. 

The notice also pointed that the Ministry, by way of various representations as well as a discussion during various meetings with Renewable Energy (RE) Developers and RE associations, has been receiving requests for granting appropriate time-extension in scheduled commissioning considering disruption of the supply chains due to spread of coronavirus in China or any other country as Force Majeure (FM). For the same it has been decided that All Renewable Energy implementing agencies of the Ministry of New & Renewable Energy (MNRE) is hereby directed to treat delay on account of disruption of the supply chains due to spread of coronavirus in China or any other country, as Force Majeure, The Renewable Energy implementing agencies may grant a suitable extension of time for projects, on account of coronavirus, based on evidence/documents produced by developers in support of their respective claims of such disruption of the supply chains due to spread of coronavirus in China or any other country and further, all project developers claiming aforesaid disruption and desirous of time extensions, shall make, a formal application to SECT! NTPC/ other implementing agencies, giving all documentary evidence(s) in support of their claim. SECT! NTPC/ Implementing agencies shall examine the claim objectively and grant appropriate Extension of Time (EoT) based on facts. 

The notice also clarified that while considering the requests for grant of extension of time on account of disruption of the supply chains due to spread of coronavirus in China or any other country, SECl/NTPC/any other implementing agency may fully satisfy itself that the claimants were affected due to disruption of the supply chains due to spread of coronavirus in China or any other country in the period for which extension of time has been claimed and implementing agencies shall also ensure that no double relief is granted due to overlapping periods extension granted for reasons eligible for such relief. 

The State Renewable Energy Departments, including agencies under Power/ Energy Departments of States, are also requested to treat delay on account of disruption of the supply chains due to spread of coronavirus in China or any other country, like Force Majeure and issue their instructions on the subject, the document stated.

The current world epidemic of coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak has caused a slowdown in every sector and industries including the Renewable energy sector around the world.

Tender Buzz In India: First Indian Floating Solar + Storage Project Bids Extended Again, 4th Extension, PPA For 1 MW of Solar Power Signed By KPI Global For Songwon Specialty Chemicals, SECI, CEL,RBDCK, NTPC, PWD Release New Solar Tenders

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SECI Tenders 2000 MW ITS-Connected Solar PV Power Projects In India

Solar Energy Corporation of India Limited (SECI) has invited tender for 2000 MW ITS-connected solar PV power projects in India under tariff-based competitive bidding on the “Build Own Operate” (B-O-O) basis for 25 years. A pre-bid meeting is scheduled on 08.04.2020 at 14:30 hrs in the office of SECI. The last date of bid submission is 05.05.2020 at 18:00 hrs. To participate in this bid Tender Fee of Rs. 29,500/- should be paid by the bidder and Earnest Money Deposit (EMD) of INR 4 Lakh/ MW per Project should be submitted in the form of Bank Guarantee which should be valid for 09 months from the last date of bid submission. The net worth of the Bidder to participate should be equal to or greater than INR 80 Lakhs per MW of the quoted capacity and annual turnover should be of INR 41.45 Lakhs/ MW during the previous financial year. Performance bank guarantee of Rs. 8 Lakh/ MW should be submitted by selected bidders within 70 days of issuance of Letter of Award (LoA) or before signing of PPA.

RBDCK Tenders 735 kWp DC Grid Connected Solar Photovoltaic System At Cochin

ROADS AND BRIDGES DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION OF KERALA LIMITED has invited bids for 735 kWp DC Grid Connected Solar Photovoltaic System at Cusat under 2 cover system. The Estimate Amount of this project is Rs. 3.62 crores. To participate in this bid, Earnest Money Deposit (EMD) of Rs 1,00,000/- should be paid by the bidder.EMD should be made via. e-payment only. Bidders should also pay a tender submission fee of Rs 8,850/- inclusive of GST through e-payment only. The opening date of online bid submission is 25-03-2020 at 10.00 am and the last date of bid submission is 06/04/2020 at 04.00 pm. The last date and time of receipt of relevant documents are 07/04/2020 at 04.00 pm. Opening Date and time of online Prequalification bid are 08/04/2020 at 11.00 am. Opening Date and time of financial bid Will be published in the E-GP web site. A Pre Bid meeting for this tender was held on 23/03/2020 at 11.30 AM.

SECI Tenders 32 MW OB Dump Based Solar PV Power Plant in Telangana

Solar Energy Corporation of India Limited (SECI) has invited tender for 32 MW (AC) OB Dump based Solar PV Power Plant at different sites of the Singareni Collieries Company Limited(SCCL) in Telangana.Earnest Money Deposit (EMD) of Rs. 2,90,56,000 must be submitted by each bidder. The Total project capacity of 32 MW (ac) is divided into 02 different sites: Site – 1 consists of the 22MW project at Ramagundam and Site – 2 consists of a 10MW project at Dorli. The pre-bid meeting is scheduled on 02/04/2020 at 1100 hrs. The last date for the online submission of bids is 22/04/2020 until 1400 hours. The opening of techno-commercial bids will be held on 22/04/2020 at 1600 hours. The opening date of the financial bid will be intimated after the shortlisting of techno-commercial bids.

First Indian Floating Solar + Storage Project Bids Extended Again, 4th Extension

The Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has issued a notification, extending the bid submission deadline from 25.03.2020 to 13.04.2020 (18:00 HRS). The techno-commercial bid opening shall be carried out on 16.04.2020. This is the fourth time SECI has extended the deadline for the same project. Previously on 12th March, SECI has extended its deadline for the third time. It had extended the bid submission deadline from 13.03.2020 to 20.03.2020 and the techno-commercial bid was extended to 25.03.2020. On 28th February SECI extended the date of this tender from February 28, 2020, to 13.03.2020 and on 18th February SECI extended the bid submission deadline from 13-03- 2020 to 28-03-2020. As the Earnest Money Deposit (EMD) interested bidders must remunerate ₹5.4 million. The highest tariff payable to the developer is ₹8 /kWh for 25 years which includes all statutory taxes, levies, duties, and cess. To participate in this tender the minimum annual turnover of the bidder should be ₹48 million while net worth should be minimum ₹54 million.

NTPC’s Reaches 58,816 MW Capacity, 11 Solar Projects Portfolio

National Thermal Power Corporation Ltd.(NTPC), State-run power producer announced on Wednesday about the commissioning of the 2nd Unit of 660 MW at Khargone Super Thermal Power Project in Madhya Pradesh. With this total installed capacity of Khargone Super Thermal Power Project has reached to 58,816 MW. An official statement declares that “With the present installation total installed capacity of Khargone Super Thermal Power Project, NTPC and NTPC group has become 1,320 MW, 50,355 MW, and 58,816 MW respectively”.In January NTPC announced the commercial operation of unit-1 of 660 megawatts of the power plant with effect from 01.02.2020. The commercial capacity of NTPC and NTPC group was then 48,645 MW and 57,106 MW, respectively.

NTPC Invites BSP Bids For Development of 735MW Under Nokh Solar Project in Rajasthan

GUJARAT URJA VIKAS NIGAM LTD. (GUVNL) has invited bids for the procurement of power on a short-term basis through a tariff-based competitive bidding process. Tender fee of Rs. 10,000 plus 18% GST should be paid by bidders to participate. The last date of submission of RFP bids is 17.03.2020 till 17:00 hrs. Non-financial technical bids will open on 18.03.2020 at 11:00 hrs and IPOS (Initial Public Offering) will open on 20.03.2020 at 11:00 hrs. The bidders are required to submit Earnest Money Deposit (EMD) for the maximum capacity at Rs. 30,000 per MW per month on RTC (30 days, 24 hours) basis and same shall be reduced on pro-rata basis in case of bids on an hourly basis, in the form of bank guarantee or electronically transfer through payment gateway provided by MSTC Ltd.

PWD Of Pune Invite Bids For Grid Connected RoofTops In Jalgaon

Public Work Department of Pune under Government of Maharashtra has invited bids for providing, erecting & installing of grid rooftop solar system for government sub-district hospital building at Jamner, Jalgaon. The last date of tender submission is 07th April 2020 at 05.45 PM. The opening technical is on 09th April 2020 at 10.00 AM. Financial bids will also open on 09th April 2020. Bidders are required to submit Earnest money Deposit(EMD) of Rs.3750 along with the bid.it has been stated in the document that EMD should be paid through online payment mode only. Bidders should also submit tender costs of Rs 590 and security deposit Rs.7500 respectively. The estimated cost of tender is Rs. 3,74,956.The period for completion of work is 45 days. It has been highlighted that as per the Public Works Department, it is mandatory to submit the hard copy of the tender set in a sealed envelope within 72 hours after the bid lock.

Assam Rifles Invites Bids For AMC Of 100 kwp Off-Grid Solar Power Plant

The Directorate General Assam Rifles, Shillong has invited online tenders under two bid systems for Annual Maintenance Contract(AMC) of 01 x 100 kwp off-grid solar power plant from eligible MNRE channel partners/MNRE program implementer (PSUs). The last date and time of receipt of the online tender are 23 April 2020 at 11:00 hrs and the opening date of online tender is 24 April 2020 at 11:30 hrs. Earnest Money Deposit of Rs. 79,000.00 must be submitted by each bidder along with the bid. Bidders should also submit tender fees of Rs. 1500/-.5% of the contract amount should be submitted as a security deposit. The total tender value is Rs. 39,36,979. The bid will be valid for 90 days, the security deposit should be valid up to 03 months and offer validity is 03 months. The period of work is for one year and the location is Shillong at AR Bn Wokha, HQ 5, HQ 26 Sector AR.

CEL Floats Tender for a 535 kW Solar System in Chhattisgarh

The Central Electronics Limited has floated a tender for a 535 kW grid-connected solar project at the National Institute of Biotic Stresses Management Campus at Baronda in the Raipur.Bidders are expected to submit an earnest money deposit (EMD) of ₹270,000 . The last date for the submission of bids is 04-04-2020.For participating in the bid bidders should have an average annual financial turnover of ₹5 million.The scope of work includes the design, engineering, supply of balance of system, installation, erection, testing, and commissioning of the projects at the institute’s premises.

PPA For 1 MW of Solar Power Signed By KPI Global For Songwon Specialty Chemicals.

KPI Global Infrastructure Limited recently announced that it had signed a power purchase agreement with Songwon Specialty Chemicals India Private Limited for 1 MW of solar power.The project is for the period of 15 years.KPI group was incorporated in 2008 and it has successfully completed Initial Public Offer in both Solar and Wind renewable energy and has its two companies listed on BSE Limited.SONGWON Industrial Co., Ltd. Songwon Specialty Chemicals India Private Limited is part of Songwon Industrial Group, industrial supplier of chemical products it works for various sectors and industries.it is the 2nd largest manufacturer of polymer stabilizers in the world, and a key global player in the specialty chemicals business.