Jharkhand Floats Tender to Operate and Maintain 1.39 MW of Solar Projects
The last date to submit the bids online is June 14, 2023
Jharkhand Renewable Energy Development Agency (JREDA) has invited bids for the comprehensive operation and maintenance of 68 mini/micro solar systems with a total capacity of 1.39 MW for five years.
The scope of work also includes the replacement of power conditioning units, modules, batteries, and other components installed in different villages of the Chatra district in Jharkhand.
The last date to submit the bids is June 14, 2023. Bids will be opened on June 16.
The project’s estimated cost is ₹148.56 million (~$1.79 million).
The successful bidder must submit 10% of the allotted work order cost as a security deposit. Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) will have to submit only 1% of the allotted work order cost as a security deposit.
The successful bidder must submit an amount equivalent to 5% of the allotted work order cost as a performance bank guarantee. For MSMEs, this amount will be equivalent to 0.5% of the allotted work order.
To be eligible, bidders should have completed three similar works, each costing not less than 40% of the total project cost, or two similar projects, each costing not less than 50% of the total project cost, or one similar work costing not less than 80% of the estimated project cost for any government organization or public sector undertaking during the last seven years.
For MSMEs, the bidder should have completed one similar work costing not less than 10% of the project’s estimated cost during the last seven years.
Additionally, the average annual financial turnover of the bidder during the last three years should be at least 30% of the estimated cost of the bid quantity.
For MSMEs, the bidder should have an average annual turnover equivalent to 10% of the bid project cost during the last three financial years.
Solar modules to be used in solar power systems must be warranted for their output peak watt capacity, which should not be less than 90% at the end of ten years and 80% at the end of 25 years.
Last December, JREDA invited bids for commissioning a 1.6 MW grid-connected solar carport in the parking areas of New Jharkhand High Court, Ranchi, on a turnkey basis.
Earlier, JREDA had invited bids for a rate contract to install and commission 3 MW of grid-connected rooftop solar systems of various capacities with and without battery packs on government buildings in the state.
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