Central Electronics Limited (CEL) has floated a tender for the supply of 2 million multi-crystalline solar cells. In line with the tender guidelines, the solar cells must include PERC cells with five bus bars, size of 157 mm with a margin of 0.25 mm, and efficiency of over 19.6 per cent. As per the tender, only original domestic manufacturers complying with the MNRE’s notification regarding domestic content requirement are eligible to submit bids. The suppliers will also need to confirm that the modules manufactured using the supplier cells conform to IEC standards, and the same shall be tested by government accredited labs. The vendors should have a minimum of 5 MW per annum in-house production capacity. The last date for bid submission for the tender was August 12, 2020.