The Rajasthan Electronics and Instruments Limited (REIL) has invited bids for supply of 200,000 monocrystalline or multicrystalline silicon solar cells with a power output of 4.57 W. The quantity of solar cells can be raised or lowered depending on REIL’s needs. The bid submission deadline is September 11, 2021.
According to the tender documents, 25 per cent of the tendered quantity has been earmarked for micro and small enterprises (MSEs). A total of 20 per cent of the 25 per cent has been set aside for procurement from MSEs owned by Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe entrepreneurs.
In September 2021, REIL issued a tender for supply of balance of systems (except solar PV modules and string inverters), erection, testing and commissioning of a 2.5 MW grid-connected rooftop solar PV projects by hiring lumpsum turnkey services. The grid-connected rooftop solar PV plant will be set up in Auraiya district in Uttar Pradesh. The first phase will be set up at a petrochemical complex plant area. Meanwhile, the second phase will be set up at a residential area.