The Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi, has floated a 15 kW tender for a solar hybrid system with back-up provision. The system is to be installed at Bilaput, in the sub-district of Koraput in Odisha.
The last date for the submission of bids is October 30, 2019.
IIT-Delhi has specified that the solar module array must consist of high-efficiency solar modules utilizing polycrystalline high-power silicon solar PV cells. Further, the solar PV module should not be less than 320 W with a cell efficiency of more than 16% and a module efficiency of 14.5%.
According to the tender, the degradation of power generated should not exceed 20% of the minimum and the rated power over 25 years. The bid also mentions that the efficiency of the solar PV system should be guaranteed 90% for up to 12 years and 80% for up to 25 years.
All materials which will be used in the works should be of standard quality and manufactured conforming to the Indian Standard Specifications (ISS) and should bear ISI Mark, as far as possible, unless otherwise approved by the Power Finance Corporation (PFC).
As far as the installation is concerned, the successful bidder is expected to install PV panels both on the rooftop and on the ground. The successful bidder will also be responsible for civil works connected with the construction of buildings and other facilities under special conditions of the contract.
The cost of the project has been estimated to be ₹80 million (~$ 1.11 million).
The deadline for the submission of bids is October 30, 2019