IGL floats solar PV plus battery tender

Indraprastha Gas Limited has invited bids for supply, installation, testing and commissioning of 1 KWp solar photovoltaic (PV) system (4 x 260W panels) along with 2 x 150Ah lithium-ion batteries and 1kVA 24V inverter for 12 hours backup. A total of 76 such systems are to be supplied.

According to the tender guidelines, to be eligible, the bidder should have carried out supply and installation of solar PV systems under a single work order of value not less than Rs 5.5 million during five years before the date of bid submission.

The PV module must be indigenously manufactured, using crystalline silicon solar cells. Further, the module must be IEC 61215 Edition II or BIS 14286 certified from an NABL or IECQ accredited laboratory. The power output of the modules under standard test conditions should be a minimum of 1Wp. Further, the module efficiency should not be less than 12 per cent. Moreover, according to the tender guidelines, all bids must be accompanied by a bid security amount of Rs 220,000. The last date for bid submission is May 30 2019.