Rajasthan Electronics and Instruments Limited (REIL) has floated a contract for manufacturing of 7,000 monocrystalline or mono passivated emitter and rear cell (PERC) solar modules. The modules must have a minimum output of 380 W. The bid submission deadline is September 22, 2021.
As per the tender guidelines, to be eligible, the winning bidder will have to submit 5 per cent of the contract value as the performance bank guarantee. Also, the bids must be submitted by Indian module manufacturers or their authorised dealers and distributors. The bids must be on the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy’s Approved List of Models and Manufacturers (ALMM). As per the tender documents, 20 per cent of the tendered quantity has been earmarked for micro and small enterprise (MSE) suppliers. In addition, a total of 4 per cent of the 20 per cent will be procured from MSEs owned by scheduled caste/scheduled tribe entrepreneurs.
REIL had 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 could be raised or lowered depending on REIL’s needs. The bid submission deadline was September 11, 2021. According to the tender documents, 25 per cent of the tendered quantity has been earmarked for 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.