Indian Oil Corporation Issues EPC Tender for 2 MW of Solar at its Plant in Maharashtra
The project completion time is 9 months
February 1, 2019
The Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL) has issued a tender for the engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) of a 2 MW grid-interactive and ground-mounted captive solar power project at its LPG bottling plant, located at Dhanaj, in Washim district of Maharashtra.
The brief scope of work has been divided into two parts. First part consists of EPC for 2 MW captive solar power project with one year of operations and Maintenance (O&M) from the date of successful project commissioning. The second part includes only O&M for another four years.
The project completion time is 9 months. The project will be done on lump sum turn key basis by empaneled vendors or such turn key contractors.
The earnest money deposit (EMD) required for the tender is ₹8,25,400 (~$11634.01).
The tender also mentions that a bidder should make the maximum possible utilization of indigenous manufacturing facilities and other services available for their project implementation plans.
In January 2017, IOCL had tendered a 3 MW ground-mounted solar PV project at Indian Oil Kadapa bottling plant premises located in Kadapa, Andhra Pradesh.
In November 2017, IOCL launched an electric vehicle charging stations at company-owned, company-operated fuel station at RBI Square, Nagpur, Maharashtra.
In November 2018, the Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Limited (ONGC), another leading public sector undertaking in the country, tendered a 5 MW grid-connected solar project to be developed at its Tatipaka site, located in the state of Andhra Pradesh. Recently, Mercom reported that ONGC commissioned a 10 MW solar project which will power its plants at Dhaej, Gandhar, and Hazira located in the state of Gujarat. The project is spread across 56 acres of land and segregated into eight blocks of 1.25 MW each.
Earlier, Mangalore Refinery and Petrochemicals Limited (MRPL), a subsidiary of ONGC, commissioned solar projects aggregating 6.063 MW within the MRPL refinery premises in Mangalore, Karnataka.
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Nitin is a staff reporter at Mercomindia.com and writes on renewable energy and related sectors. Prior to Mercom, Nitin has worked for CNN IBN, India News, Agricultural Spectrum and Bureaucracy Today. He received his bachelor’s degree in Journalism & Communication from Manipal Institute of Communication at Manipal University and Master’s degree in International Relations from Jindal School of International Affairs. More articles from Nitin Kabeer