ANERT tenders 1.24 MW of grid-connected solar plants in Thiruvananthapuram

The Agency for New & Renewable Energy Research and Technology (ANERT) has issued an invitation for bids for 1.24 MW of grid-connected rooftop solar power plants in Thiruvananthapuram for the solar city project. The scope of work for the solar city project comprises designing, supplying, installing, and commissioning grid-connected solar PV power plants at 11 public institutions.

According to the tender guidelines, the supplier must offer a 10-year warranty for any components or parts of the system that will be utilised for the projects. Only those vendors that have registered with the ANERT and who have received a solar grade of 1A, 1B, 1C, 2A, 2B, and 3A from ICRA analyses are allowed to participate in the tender.

In addition, from the date of the notice of award, projects with a capacity of less than 100 kW must be finished in 30 days, and those with a capacity of more than 100 kW must be finished in 45 days. Furthermore, the tender states that mono PERC half-cut solar cells that will be utilised to make the solar modules for the projects must have a power output of at least 500 Wp. The bid submission deadline is July 31, 2023.