A tender has been floated for the installation and commissioning of 2.9 MW of rooftop solar system by the Indian Synthetic Rubber Private Limited (ISRPL), a joint venture of the Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL), Taiwan Synthetic Rubber, and Marubeni Corporation, at its manufacturing facility in Panipat, Haryana. The scope of work comprises designing, planning, engineering, procurement, construction, erection, testing, and commissioning of rooftop solar systems on a turnkey basis. The winning bidder will also be responsible for the operation and maintenance (O&M) of the project for two years post the commissioning of the project. The bid submission deadline is October 9, 2021.
As per the tender guidelines, to be eligible for the process, the bidder must complete the construction and commissioning of the project within four months from the contract date. The bidder must also have installed and commissioned rooftop solar projects of at least 10 MW capacity as a developer or engineering, procurement, and construction provider. The projects should have been commissioned in the last 36 months before the bid submission date.
In September 2021, IOCL had floated a tender in two categories to empanel vendors to develop solar projects at its locations and retail outlets across India. The tender specifies projects under two categories; under Category-I, individual solar projects of capacities up to 50 kW based in specific regions will be developed. Under Category-II, individual solar project capacity of above 50 kW and up to 500 kW will be developed across India. The bid submission deadline is October 16, 2021.