Indian Oil seeks consultants for 2.5 MW solar project in Madhya Pradesh
Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) has tendered consultants for project management consultancy services to set up a 2.25MW grid-connected ground-mounted solar power project at its Indian oil plant. bottling of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) in Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh.
The deadline for submitting bids is September 24, 2022. Bids will open on September 26.
The estimated cost of the project is ₹2.006 million (~$25,120).
Bidders are not required to pay a deposit to participate in the tender.
The selected bidder must provide 3% of the value of the work order as a security deposit.
The consultant will be under contract with the IOC for a maximum period of 12 months from the date of commissioning of the solar energy project.
The Project Management Consultant will assist IOC in managing the proposed 2.25 MW solar project.
Bidders must have experience in executing three similar works, each costing at least ₹601,799 (~$7,536) or 30% of the contract value, or two similar works, each costing at least ₹802 ₹399 (~$10,048), or 40% of the contract value, or similar work costing at least ₹1.003 million (~$12,560), or 50% of the contract value within the past five years.
Bidders must have provided project management consultancy services for a commissioned solar project with a capacity of at least 2.25MW connected to the nearby grid substation via an evacuation line in India during the course of of the last three years.
Bidders’ annual turnover in any of the past three financial years must be at least ₹1.204 million (60% of estimated value).
In May this year, IOC launched a tender for consultancy services to set up another 2.25 MW solar project at its LPG bottling plant in Jabalpur. Consultants were needed to assist with long-term open access and registration of the project with the Madhya Pradesh Renewable Energy Department.
Previously, IOC launched a tender to recruit suppliers to develop solar projects at its sites and outlets across India. The scope of work included design, engineering, testing, supply, packaging, transport, storage, installation and commissioning of the project.
According to Mercom’s India Solar Tender Tracker, IOC has launched tenders for 64 MW of solar projects.
Rakesh Ranjan is a journalist at Mercom India. Prior to joining Mercom, he held numerous positions as Business Correspondent, Deputy Editor, Senior Content Editor and Deputy Editor at bcfocus.com, CIOReview/Silicon India, Verbinden Communication and Bangalore Bias. Rakesh holds a BA in English from the Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU). More articles from Rakesh Ranjan.