Haryana medical college floats tender for 1 MW of rooftop solar capacity on campus

The Maharaja Agrasen Medical college has invited bids to develop a 1 MW of rooftop solar system under the RESCO model at its campus in Agroha, Haryana. As per the tender document, the college will enter into a power purchase agreement with the developer. Developers will be required to carry out the design, manufacture, supply, erection, testing, and commissioning of the rooftop solar projects on the buildings of the campus. The developers will have to bear the cost of the system which is estimated at Rs 50 million and the work must be completed within 300 days of awarding of the contract. Prospective bidders must submit an earnest money deposit of Rs 1 million and the deadline for the submission of bids is January 28, 2021.

As of December 2020, Haryana cumulative installed rooftop solar capacity of 125 MW. Solar capacities are increasingly being installed by educational institutes. In November 2020, Nalanda University had invited bids under a new tender to seek developers for the installation of a 5 MW grid-connected ground-mounted solar power project on its permanent campus in Rajgir, Bihar. In December 2020, NTPC Vidyut Vyapar Nigam Limited had invited bids seeking a developer for the installation of a 3 MW grid-connected rooftop solar project at the Indian Institute of Technology, Jodhpur. In August 2020, Central Electronics Limited issued a tender for the installation of 2.28 MW of rooftop solar capacity at G.B Pant University of Agriculture and Technology in Uttarakhand. The Indira Gandhi Open University, in March 2020, signed a memorandum of understanding with HMF solar power limited for the installation of 500 kW rooftop solar capacity in its Delhi campus.

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