Consultancy Tender Floated for a 2.2 MW Rooftop Solar Project in West Bengal

The last date to submit the bids is December 8, 2022


Bridge and Roof Company (India), a government of India enterprise, has invited bids to select a consultant to install and commission a 2.25 MW grid-connected rooftop solar power project at the Kidderpore Dock-II of the Syama Prasad Mookerjee port in West Bengal.

The last date to submit the bids is December 8, 2022. Bids will be opened the following day.

The project’s estimated cost is ₹140 million (~$1.72 million).

Bidders will have to submit ₹42,000 (~$517) as an earnest money deposit. The successful bidder must furnish a performance bank guarantee of 3% of the contract value within 15 days of issuance of the letter of intent.

The project must be completed within 75 days of the issuance of the letter of award.

The work scope includes surveying, detailed engineering, design, detailed project report preparation, and consultancy services during different project execution stages.

Bidders should have executed one similar work with a project cost of not less than ₹112 million (~$1.38 million), two similar works, each costing not less than ₹84 million (~$1.03 million), or three similar works, each costing not less than ₹56 million (~$688,240).

The average annual financial turnover during the last three consecutive financial years should not be less than ₹1.05 million (~$12,843).

Bidders should not have incurred any loss in more than two years during the last five consecutive financial years.

The company’s net worth should be positive as of the last day of the previous financial year.

If the consultant fails to fulfill the obligations, an amount equivalent to 1% of the consultancy fee per month of delay, subject to a maximum of 5% of the total consultancy fee, will apply.

Since the design and engineering are in the consultant’s scope and the specific construction work will be executed based on engineering performed by the consultant, it will be the responsibility of the consultant to carry out such design and engineering with maximum accuracy as per standard codes.

In May this year, West Bengal Renewable Energy Development Agency invited bids to install 10 MW of rooftop solar systems in the state.

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