Haryana tenders ‘RESCO mode’ solar for government schools

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The Department of School Education, Haryana has invited bids to install remote-monitoring based solar power systems across government schools in the state. The systems—to be installed on RESCO basis (capital expenditures covered by the installer)—are required to ensure uninterrupted power supply for EDUSAT system, ICT labs and Smart Class rooms along with bio-metric machines, fans and lights in the school premises.

The service provider will also provide cameras for remote monitoring of the EDUSAT rooms, ICT Lab or Smart Classroom in order to ensure that facilities in schools are put to efficient use.

The systems should have near on-line remote monitoring capability of individual sites to ensure that output power is always available during transmission time at all locations. There will be strict penalty provision in case power uptime is below 98%. The remote monitoring is to be based on independent network.

Eligibility

To be eligible, the bidder should have been engaged in installing and maintaining solar PV panel business in India for the last three years satisfactorily and should have successfully installed and maintained as on March 31, 2019, at least 500 remote monitoring based solar power systems of 1 KWp to 10 KWp each on rental basis/RESCO model in government institutions.

Further, the bidder should have minimum average annual turnover of Rs 10 crore in the last three financial years (2016-17, 2017-18 and 2018-19) from installation of solar system on RESCO basis.

Implementation

The implementation will be done in three phases in 3 years or as decided by the department. The work order will be issued by UTKARSH society, Haryana EDUSAT Project, along with the list of schools to be covered in a particular phase. In the current financial year 1818 schools need to be equipped with the services.