AAI Announces Tender for a 100 kW Rooftop Solar Project at Pune Airport

The Airports Authority of India (AAI) has issued a tender for 100 kW of grid-connected rooftop solar project to be installed under CAPEX (capital expenditure) model at Pune Airport’s terminal building.

The project will follow the Standard International Trade Classification (SITC); the AAI has specified.

The last date for the submission of bids is October 7, 2019.

The scope of work includes the site survey, shadow analysis, complete design for optimal uses of space, engineering, manufacture, supply, storage, testing, and commission of the grid-connected rooftop solar PV project. The work also includes operation and maintenance (O&M) of the project for five years.



The successful bidder will also have to survey, analyze the climate conditions of the site, and design the project suitable for the rooftop.

The estimated cost of the project is ₹12,348,900 (~$173,348). The time frame for the completion of the project is four months.

According to the AAI, interested bidders need to pay a sum of ₹246,978 (~$3,466) as the earnest money deposit (EMD).  The tender fee is ₹1,180 (~$17) including the Goods and Services Tax (GST).

The bidder would also need to submit the annual average financial turnover of ₹3,704,670 (~$52,004) against the work executed during the last three financial years.

The AAI, which comes under the Ministry of Civil aviation, is seeking to use sustainable solar power to fuel operations at various facilities across the country.

Last week, Mercom had reported that the AAI issued a tender for 1 MW of grid-connected solar projects at Begumpet Airport in Hyderabad. The estimated cost of the work is ₹4,094,350 (~$57,091).

Earlier, it was reported that the Airport Authority of India issued a tender for a 500 kW of solar power project at the Civil Aviation Training College (CATC), located at Prayagraj in Uttar Pradesh.

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