The Rajasthan Electronics and Instruments Limited (REIL), the government-owned manufacturer of electronic products, has issued three separate notices inviting tenders for rate contracts for the procurement of 4.5 watts (W) solar cells, 4.6 W solar cells, and module mounting structures.
Tender for the procurement of 4.5 W solar cells
The first tender pertains to the procurement of 1.2 million crystalline silicon solar cells of 4.5W. Bidders would be expected to provide samples for a quantity of 140 units. The last date for the submission of bids for this tender is September 26, 2019.
Tender for the procurement of 4.6 W solar cells
The second tender is for the procurement of 1 million crystalline silicon solar cells of 4.6 W. Bidders are expected to provide samples for a quantity of 100 units of solar cells. The last date for bid submission is September 20, 2019.
Tender to procure module mounting structures
The third tender has been issued to procure solar photovoltaic module mounting structures for modules of 250W, 300W, and 335W. The total quantity of module mounting structures to be procured is 270. The last date of submission of bids is October 1, 2019.
In August 2019, REIL had issued a tender for the installation and commissioning of 2 MW of grid-connected rooftop solar projects at several government buildings in the capital city of Jaipur.
In July 2019, REIL issued a tender for the manufacturing of crystalline SPV modules of 75W. The scope of work for the tender included contract manufacturing of crystalline SPV modules of 75W made from 36 crystalline silicon solar cells. The contract was to be signed for 25,000 of such modules that would also need to adhere to various technical specifications.
Shaurya is a staff reporter at MercomIndia.com with experience working in the Indian solar energy industry for the past four years in various roles. Prior to joining Mercom, Shaurya worked with a renewable energy developer and a consulting company. Shaurya holds a Bachelors Degree in Business Management from Lancaster University in the United Kingdom.