The Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL) has invited bids to set up an aggregate 317,975 quantities of 1-10HP solar pumps across India under Component-B of Prime Minister Kisan Urja Suraksha Evam Utthan Mahaabhiyan (KUSUM) rural solar scheme.
The work scope for successful bidders includes design, manufacture, supply, transport, installation, testing and commissioning of off-grid solar-powered water pumping systems in selected States, including complete system warranty and repair and maintenance for five years.
To be eligible, the bidder should be a manufacturer of solar modules, solar pumps or solar pump controllers. Or, it can be an EPC contractor for similar work in a joint venture with a solar module, solar pump or solar pump controller manufacturer.
Only indigenously manufactured solar modules and pumps are allowed for the project. Further, ‘made in India’ must be mentioned on the solar modules and pumps.