Indian Oil Floats Tenders for Rooftop Solar Systems in Tamil Nadu and Maharashtra

The Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL) has floated tenders for 580 kW of grid-connected rooftop captive solar power projects at its terminals in Tamil Nadu and Maharashtra.

The IOCL floated two tenders. One was for a 180 kW project at an IndianOil Terminal at Sankari, Tamil Nadu, and the other was for a 400 kW project at the IndianOil Grease Plant in Vashi district, Mumbai, Maharashtra

The scope of work for both tenders includes the engineering, procurement, construction, and five years of comprehensive operation and maintenance (O&M) services for the projects.

Both projects consist of two parts. Part-A of the project includes the engineering, procurement, and construction of the projects along with one year of comprehensive operation and maintenance (O&M) services, while Part-B included four additional years of O&M.


Bidders who are interested in the 400 kW project in Maharashtra are expected to make an earnest money deposit (EMD) of ₹203,939 (~$2,713). The last date for submission of bids is May 18, 2020.

Meanwhile, bidders interested in the 180 kW project in Tamil Nadu are expected to pay an EMD of ₹94,000 (~$1,250). The deadline for submission of bids is May 25, 2020.

Previously, Mercom reported that IOCL floated a tender for 1,050 kW of solar systems at Guwahati Refinery. The scope of work included the site survey, design, detailed engineering, procurement, supply, fabrication, inspection, transportation, storage, construction, installation, testing, commissioning, and performance guarantee test run of the projects.

Last year, the IOCL floated a tender for the engineering, procurement, and construction of two grid-connected rooftop captive solar power projects at Uttar Pradesh. The tender included one year of free comprehensive operation and maintenance under an annual maintenance contract. One project of 85 kW capacity was to be located at its Agra terminal, and the other was to be located at Aonla depot in Bareilly district with a capacity of 120 kW.