MUMBAI (Metro Rail News): The Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) has floated tender for setting up of 7.63 MW of rooftop solar PV power projects under RESCO model at the station of line 7 and 2A of Mumbai Metro.
The scope of work will include the design, engineering, manufacture, supply, storage, civil work, erection of the stable structure, testing and commissioning of the rooftop solar projects.
The scope of work also includes the operation and maintenance of the projects for a period of 25 years from the date of commissioning.
- The last date of bid submission is April 25, 2019
- Technical bids will be opened on April 26, 2019
All bidders must submit an Earnest Money Deposit of Rs 20.21 lakhs along with their bids. All developers will have a period of 15 months from the date of award of the contract to complete the work on the project.
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A few Days ago, the Chennai Metro Rail Ltd. (CMRL) commissioned two rooftop solar power plants at the Naganallur and Meenambakkam stations. The two solar plants with the capacity of 428 kW have been installed on the roofs of the two stations and the electricity generated will be used to meet the day-to-day power demands of the two stations.
The solar plants, with a capacity to generate around 57,780 units per month, is expected to save metro rail around Rs 26.34 lakh per year.
In March, we reported that the second phase powering of Kochi Metro with solar power will soon be inaugurated with the installation of panels at Muttom yard. The latest capacity additions are expected to bump the metro rail corps solar power usage, almost doubling it to 40 percent.