India’s CEL releases tender for 120 MWp of solar projects

Central Electronics Ltd (CEL), a government of India enterprise, has launched a tender for 120 MWp of grid-connected solar capacity.

According to the tender document, the company is inviting bids for the construction of solar power plants ranging from 500 kWp to 3 MWp in size to be located across the states of Gujarat, Telengana and Maharashtra.

Bids from eligible participants are due by January 17. CEL will supply photovoltaic (PV) of at least 300 Wp and inverters.

The tender covers the design, engineering, procurement and supply of equipment and materials, excluding the solar modules, construction, testing and commissioning of the solar plants, as well as 25 years of operation and maintenance (O&M). The installations should be completed in 180 days from the issuance of the purchase order.