Tripura tenders solarization of 1300 agriculture pumps under KUSUM


Tripura Renewable Energy Development Agency has invited bids for solarization of 1300 numbers of grid-connected 2 HP agriculture pumps under KUSUM (Kisan Urja Suraksha evam Utthan Mahaabhiyan) Scheme of the The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE). The projects are to be set up on turnkey basis.

To be eligible, the bidder should have minimum average annual turnover of Rs 10 crore in the last three financial years.

The selected bidder shall be responsible for design, manufacture, supply, erection, testing and commissioning of the installed solar system (excluding the motor-pump sets). Completion period is 8 months from the award of contract.

The developers shall provide 5-year comprehensive maintenance for the installed system and 25-year performance warranty for PV modules. They shall also be required to set up their operation, repair and maintenance centers for providing effective repair/maintenance services to the beneficiaries.

The generated solar power will be utilized for captive application and the surplus power may be fed to the grid as per the grid connectivity specified in Tripura Electricity Regulatory Commission Regulations on Net-metering.

Solar array

The solar water pumping system should be operated with minimum PV array capacity of 2000 W measured under Standard Test Conditions (STC). The power output of individual PV modules used in the PV array, under STC, should be a minimum of 250 Wp, with adequate provision for measurement of tolerances. Use of PV modules with higher power output will be preferred. The PV modules should be indigenous. The module efficiency should be minimum 15% and fill factor shall be more than 70%.

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