University in Gujarat Invites Bids for 1 MW Solar Rooftop Projects

The last date to submit bids is March 7, 2024


The National Forensic Sciences University (NFSU), Gandhinagar, Gujarat, has issued expressions of interest (EoI) to set up 1 MW grid-connected rooftop solar projects on its campus buildings.

The scope of work includes supply, installation, testing, and commissioning using bifacial crystalline solar cells manufactured in India. Data monitoring and surge protection systems must also be installed. The rooftop solar projects will have to be installed on nine buildings, spanning a cumulative area of 10,910 square meters.

Bids must be submitted by March 7, 2024.

To participate, manufacturers or authorized distributors of solar modules must obtain approval from the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE).

Bidders must have a minimum of five years of experience in the design, supply, and commissioning of solar projects. They should have completed at least one 100 kW, two 75 kW, or three 50 kW solar projects in the past year. They should also be registered with MNRE or the state nodal agency.

Bidders must have an annual turnover of ₹5 million (~$60,300) in any one of the previous five financial years. A solvency certificate of a minimum ₹5 million (~$60,300) is also required from any scheduled bank.

They must provide a certificate of manufacture or authorized distribution letter from the original equipment manufacturers in addition to proof of registration.

Last year, the College of Engineering, Pune Technological University, invited expressions of interest to set up a 660 kW rooftop solar power project with net metering under the renewable energy service company model.

Earlier, Central Electronics Limited, a public sector enterprise, issued a tender for 2.285 MW of grid-connected rooftop solar systems at the G.B. Pant University of Agriculture and Technology in Uttarakhand.

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