West Bengal tenders for solarization of grid-connected agriculture pumps


The West Bengal State Electricity Distribution Company Limited has invited bids to set up distributed grid-connected solar PV plants to power agriculture pumps under Component C of Prime Minister Kisan Urja Suraksha Evam Utthan Mahaabhiyan (KUSUM) rural solar scheme.

The successful bidders’ work scope includes survey, design, supply, installation, testing, commissioning of the PV systems, and comprehensive maintenance for five years.

The solar systems are tendered in seven packages across three districts (Hooghly, Purba Burdwan and Birbhum) in West Bengal. A single package comprises 100 solar plants of 10kWp capacity each.

The total project cost is estimated at INR 37.8 crore. The commissioning period is six weeks from the date of award of the project.  

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