Tata Memorial Center Issues Tenders for 2 MW of Solar Projects

The projects are to be installed on carport structures of Homi Bhabha Cancer Hospital and Research Center in Punjab


Tata Memorial Center has issued notice inviting tenders (NIT) for installation of solar power projects at Homi Bhabha Cancer Hospital & Research Center, in Mohali, Punjab. The total capacity of the tenders is 2 MW.

One of the tenders has been issued for a 1 MW solar carport structure installation at Homi Bhabha Hospital, Punjab. The estimated project cost is ₹17.3 million (~$0.24 million) excluding GST (goods and services tax) calculations. An earnest money deposit (EMD) of ₹346,000 (~$4,801) needs to be submitted by September 28, 2019. A security deposit of 2.5% of the contract value and a performance bank guarantee of 5% of the contract value must be submitted by the bidder.

The bid submission deadline is September 28, 2019. The technical bids will be opened on September 30, 2019. The date of the financial bid opening will be announced later.

The scope of work includes design, fabrication, supply, and installation of the carport structure. This includes civil works for the 1 MW solar power project. The project should be completed in three months from the date of issue of letter of intent (LOI).

The second tender issued by Tata Memorial Center for the same location is for 1 MW capacity which includes two projects of 500 kW capacity each. The solar project must be grid-interactive and has to be installed on the carport structure at the Homi Bhabha Cancer Hospital, Punjab. The carport structure must be executed by another agency.

The bid submission deadline is September 26, 2019. Technical bids will be opened on September 30, 2019. An earnest money deposit (EMD) of ₹680,000 (~$9435) must be submitted by interested bidders by September 28, 2019. The estimated project cost is ₹34 million (~$0.471 million). A security deposit of 2.5% of tendered value and performance guarantee of 5% of tendered value must be deposited by the bidder.

The scope of the project includes design, manufacturing, supply, installation, testing, and commissioning of two 500 kW carport structure with grid-interactive solar power projects at the designated location.

The Punjab State Transmission Corporation Limited had recently floated a tender to establish 1,699 kW rooftop solar photovoltaic projects on various buildings.

Earlier this year, the Punjab Energy Developing Agency issued a request for proposal (RfP) for approval of rates of different capacities of grid-interactive rooftop solar projects in Punjab.

Ramya Ranganath is an Associate Editor and Writer for Mercom Communications India. Before joining Mercom, Ramya worked as a Senior Editor at a digital media supply chain solutions company. Throughout her career, she has developed end-to-end content for various companies in a wide range of domains, including renewables. Ramya holds a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from M.S. Ramaiah Institute of Technology and is passionate about environmental issues and permaculture.