Central Electronics Limited (CEL) tendered 3.22 MW of grid-connected rooftop solar to be installed at railway workshops under Northern Railway across Indian states. The bid-submission deadline is May 26, 2017.
The CEL stated, these projects will be developed under the RESCO model and the project completion timeframe is nine months. The CEL has also made a detailed project report for the tendered capacity.
The scope of work includes, site survey, design, engineering, manufacture, supply, storage, civil work, erection, testing and commissioning of the grid-connected rooftop Solar PV Project. The successful bidder will also provide operation and maintenance of the projects for a 25-year period.
According to Mercom’s India Solar Project Tracker, the 3.22 MW was initially tendered in March 2017.
Mercom previously reported, the CEL invited an expression of interest (EoI) for a strategic alliance to manufacture flexible solar PV modules in India and had also tendered 100 MW of grid-connected rooftop solar under the Domestic Content Requirement (DCR) category, to be installed on office buildings and railway stations under zonal railways, in January.
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Saumy is a senior staff reporter with MercomIndia.com covering business and energy news since 2016. Prior to Mercom, Saumy was a copy editor at Thomson Reuters. Saumy earned his Bachelors Degree in Journalism & Mass Communication from the Manipal Institute of Communication at Manipal University. More articles from Saumy Prateek.