German Development Cooperation
German Technical Cooperation Tender Notice
Hiring of Engineering firm for “Managing procurement, Supply and Commissioning along with Performance and Upscaling field test for up-to 40 PV Port pilot with selected Indian Discoms/Agencies” at several locations across India

GIZ has developed the concept of a new type of rooftop solar power plant called “PV Port + Store”. PV Port is a standard plug-n-play grid interactive photovoltaic system having a system size of 2 kWp with battery storage designed for 100% self-consumption.

Several prototypes of PV Port & Store have been made in Germany and installed in India for prove of concept. Under this assignment, its intended to procure, field test and evaluate (a mix of all version of PV port) in India to be installed as pilot projects at different locations for a field trial Research & Demonstration pilot projects. The pilot phase intends to validate the technical concept to move to the next phase – upscaling and commercialization. Potential Indian agencies under discussion are: Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI)/ State Nodal Agencies (SNA)/ Electricity Distribution Companies (DISCOMs) or EESL

Under this tender, GIZ intends to hire an engineering firm to “Manage Procurement, Supply and Commissioning of up-to 40 PV port pilot along with performance monitoring for a period of 1 year and suggest upscaling potential with selected Indian Discoms/Agencies” across India to meet the specific conditions and requirements of GIZ.

The detailed documentation with regards to this call for proposals includes –

  • Terms of Reference
  • Technical Evaluation Grid
  • Grid for Assessing the Eligibility of Firms
  • Bidding Conditions
  • The General Terms & Conditions of Contracts


: 4th October, 2019
: 6th November, 2019
: 9th November, 2019

: 22nd November, 2019

GIZ reserves the right to cancel/modify this tender and / or reject a bid document including subsequently a technical and financial proposal, without assigning any reasons.