Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL) has issued a request for proposals (RFP) for the yearly operation and maintenance (O&M) contract for a 1,001.3 kW rooftop solar system installed at its Paradip Refinery and Township in Odisha. According to the tender guidelines, the bidders must submit Rs 82,400 as an earnest money deposit.
For the purpose of maximising power production, the winning bidder will be required to supply the required materials, labour, and services, as well as to take care of all preventative, planned, and breakdown repairs. The bidder will be responsible for obtaining and providing all necessary supplies for the job, such as cement, reinforcement, structural steel, consumables, testing equipment, tools, and tackles. The deadline for proposal submissions is May 24, 2023.
In March 2023, IOCL requested bids for the five-year O&M of an existing 8 MW solar power project at the Sanand LPG bottling plant in Ahmedabad. The project is expected to cost Rs 40.9 million.
Also, in February 2023, IOCL issued a request for proposals for the comprehensive O&M of a 4.5 MW ground-mounted solar power project in Narimanam, Tamil Nadu. The project is expected to cost Rs 36.3 million over four years, including GST.