Central Electronics Limited has invited bids for supply of balance-of-system, installation, commissioning and testing of 10 KWp off-grid solar power plants (hybrid) along with all the necessary accessories. The systems must be warranted for two years. Further, the developer shall provide three years of comprehensive maintenance and operation after the warranty period elapses.
The project completion period is 90 days.
The solar plants shall come up at 34 sites in the 4 states of Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, Assam and Bihar. Locations include 6 Lucknow division sites of North Eastern Railway, Jodhpur division sites (11) of North Western Railway, and Tinsukiya (1), Rangiya (5), Lumding (5) and Katihar sites (6) of Northeast Frontier Railway.
The solar modules shall be supplied by CEL at a centralized location in each region/state.
Each set of 10 KWp off-grid solar power plant shall include a 120V, 500Ah @C/10 low-maintenance lead-acid battery and a 120V, 10 KW (MPPT) power conditioning unit with 5 KVA inverter.
To be eligible, the bidder must have designed, manufactured, tested and commissioned cumulative 200 KWp of solar power plants for any government owned or National Stock Exchange listed company during the last three financial years, with at least one project of minimum 10 KWp (off-grid with battery bank).
Further, its aggregate turnover must be more than Rs 20 million during the last 3 years.