The Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL), has invited bids on behalf of International Solar Alliance (ISA) for the supply of 9,347,000 solar home lighting systems to the member countries of ISA. The scope of work for the selected vendors will include the design, supply, testing of the solar home lighting systems along with five years of warranty services. As per tender guidelines, the transportation of the solar home lighting systems to the destination should take 90 days for the destinations within the manufacturer’s country. For destinations not in the manufacturer’s home country, the solar home systems should be transported to another country’s port.
The technical eligibility criteria for bidders includes having a business of manufacturing solar home systems or having been a solar systems integrator for at least five years prior to the bid opening date. The bidder should also have experience of supplying at least 140,200 batteries of at least 30 Ah capacity or at least 78 MW of solar modules. In the case of system integrators, the bidder should have designed, supplied, tested, and commissioned 78 MW of solar projects, including operations and maintenance (O&M) services for three years. Alternatively, the bidder could have designed, supplied, tested, and commissioned 140,200 solar home systems andhandled its O&M for three years to be eligible for the project.The last date for bid submission is October 1, 2020.