Surat Municipal Corporation floats tenders for 10 MW solar projects
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Surat Municipal Corporation floats tenders for 10 MW solar projects

The Surat Municipal Corporation (SMC) has floated tenders for the supply, installation, testing, and launching of 10 MW of grid-connected solar power plants with land on lease at any area in Gujarat.

The successful bidder will additionally have to take care of maintenance activities of the project for ten years, covering free maintenance for the first year.

The deadline to present the tenders online is November 20, 2021, and proposals will be opened on December 2. The pre-bid meeting will be conducted on October 29.

The estimated value of the project is Rs 644.6 million. Interested bidders will have to submit an amount of Rs 6.446 million as an earnest money deposit.

The successful bidder will have to provide an amount of 2.5% of the order value as a bank guarantee within ten days of the work order issuance.

Additionally, the bidder will have to offer an amount of Rs 2.5 million per MW of solar modules as insurance against the solar module warranty, and it will be valid for 25 years. It should be presented before the submission of the performance bank guarantee.

To take part in the bidding process, the bidder must be an Indian module producer. The proposed modules should have been tested at the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) accredited test centres. The modules must hold a minimum efficiency of 17%. The bidder must have his own office and approved sales and service centre in several parts of India. He must additionally have an approved exclusive service centre in Gujarat.

The bidder must have implemented one similar work of a total value of at least Rs 520 million or two similar works, worth Rs 320 million each, or three similar works of value Rs 260 million each in the past seven years. The bidder must have experience in design, supply, establishment, testing, and launching of a total established capacity of 10 MW or more grid-connected solar projects in India in the last seven years, with a minimum of 1 MW capacity, and one power project of 5MW or above. Out of the 10 MW capacity, there must be at least one solar plant of 5 MW or above capacity, and it must have been operational for at least one year.

The bidder’s average yearly turnover for the past three financial years should be at least Rs 193.38 million, and the net worth of the bidder should be positive in the previous three financial years.

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Also read: SECI invites bids for 1.2 GW ISTS-connected wind-solar hybrid plants

The Surat Municipal Corporation (SMC) has floated tenders for the supply, installation, testing, and launching of 10 MW of grid-connected solar power plants with land on lease at any area in Gujarat. The successful bidder will additionally have to take care of maintenance activities of the project for ten years, covering free maintenance for the first year. The deadline to present the tenders online is November 20, 2021, and proposals will be opened on December 2. The pre-bid meeting will be conducted on October 29. The estimated value of the project is Rs 644.6 million. Interested bidders will have to submit an amount of Rs 6.446 million as an earnest money deposit. The successful bidder will have to provide an amount of 2.5% of the order value as a bank guarantee within ten days of the work order issuance. Additionally, the bidder will have to offer an amount of Rs 2.5 million per MW of solar modules as insurance against the solar module warranty, and it will be valid for 25 years. It should be presented before the submission of the performance bank guarantee. To take part in the bidding process, the bidder must be an Indian module producer. The proposed modules should have been tested at the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) accredited test centres. The modules must hold a minimum efficiency of 17%. The bidder must have his own office and approved sales and service centre in several parts of India. He must additionally have an approved exclusive service centre in Gujarat. The bidder must have implemented one similar work of a total value of at least Rs 520 million or two similar works, worth Rs 320 million each, or three similar works of value Rs 260 million each in the past seven years. The bidder must have experience in design, supply, establishment, testing, and launching of a total established capacity of 10 MW or more grid-connected solar projects in India in the last seven years, with a minimum of 1 MW capacity, and one power project of 5MW or above. Out of the 10 MW capacity, there must be at least one solar plant of 5 MW or above capacity, and it must have been operational for at least one year. The bidder’s average yearly turnover for the past three financial years should be at least Rs 193.38 million, and the net worth of the bidder should be positive in the previous three financial years. Image Source Also read: SECI invites bids for 1.2 GW ISTS-connected wind-solar hybrid plants

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