The Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL) has invited bids for power conversion systems and fast combo electric vehicle (EV) chargers.
The scope of work includes the planning, supply, installation, and commissioning with three years of comprehensive on-site warranty for 1,020 power conversion Systems (PCS) of all types (DC-001 15 kW CCS2 50 kW Type 2 AC 22 kW) and fast combo chargers (122-150 kW CCS2+ CHAdeMO+ AC Type 2).
The last date for the submission of online bids is April 28, 2020, and a pre-bid meeting will take place on March 31, 2020.
The bidder should submit an amount of ₹12,00,000 (~$15,773) for Lot 1, ₹14,00,000 (~$18,402.6) for Lot 2, ₹17,00,000 (~$22,346) for Lot 3, ₹14,00,000 (~$18,402.6) for Lot 4, ₹300,000 (~$3,943.41) for Lot 5, ₹200,000 (~$2,628.94) for Lot 6, ₹400,000 (~$5257.89) for Lot 7, ₹1000,000 (~$13,144.7) for Lot 8, and ₹2,00,000 (~$2,628.94) for Lot 9 as the bid security deposit.
To take part in the bidding process, the bidder should be in the business of manufacturing electrical equipment related to battery chargers, storage batteries, electrical switch gears, transformers, converters, cables, and meters for the past three years.
The bidder should submit details of in-house facilities for manufacturing electrical equipment related to battery chargers, storage batteries, electrical switch gears, transformers, converters, cables, and meters, which should include a testing facility for mechanical, electrical, electronic, and other related technical standards.
With regard to the financial criteria, the bidders should be profitable in at least two of the last three preceding years. For a joint venture or consortium, the profitability condition should be complied with by all the consortium members. The net worth of the bidder should not be less than 100% of the paid-up capital, and in the case of a consortium, it should be complied by all the consortium members.
The average annual turnover of the bidder should not be less than ₹172 million (~$2.26 million) for Lot 1, ₹203 million (~$2.66 million) for Lot 2, ₹251 million (~$3.29 million) for Lot 3, ₹212 million (~$2.79 million) for Lot 4, and should not be less than ₹47 million (~$617,802) for Lot 5.
Similarly, it should not be less than ₹27 million (~$354,907) for the Lot 6, ₹56 million (~$736,104) for the Lot 7, ₹156 million (~$2.05 million) for Lot 8, and should not be less than ₹36 million (~$473,210) for Lot 9 for the last three financial years.
In the case of consortium bids, the combined turnover of all the partners should be considered. Each member should have been in existence for at least three years, and the combined turnover of all the consortium partners should be considered, subject to the lead member and other consortium members having a turnover of at least 40% and 25% respectively.
Recently, EESL invited bids from management agencies for the deployment of its electric cars to various government organizations and public sector undertakings on lease and rental models in Jharkhand.
Earlier, EESL had announced that it had successfully installed one million smart meters across India under the Smart Meter National Program (SMNP).
Rakesh is a staff reporter at Mercom India. Prior to joining Mercom, he worked in many roles as a business correspondent, assistant editor, senior content writer, and sub-editor with bcfocus.com, CIOReview/Silicon India, Verbinden Communication, and Bangalore Bias. Rakesh holds a Bachelor’s degree in English from Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU). More articles from Rakesh Ranjan.