CEL opens tender to acquire 3 lakh multicrystalline solar cells
- Only domestic manufacturers with multicrystalline solar cell manufacturing ability of a minimum 30 MW per year are qualified to apply. Bidding closes on June 27.
State-owned Central Electronics Limited (CEL) has welcomed bids for supply of five-busbar multi-crystalline solar cells with a minimum 4.52 W peak output. Amounts to be provided are 300,000.
The solar cells should be 156.75 x 156.75 mm ± 0.25 mm or 157 x 157 mm ± 0.25 mm in dimension, with cell thickness of 200 ± 20 microns. Even more, these must have uniform silicon nitride anti-reflection finish.
The front busbar has to go to the very least 0.8 ± 0.2 mm large and also back busbar 1.5 ± 0.3 mm
Only native domestic manufacturers with multicrystalline solar cell manufacturing capability of a minimal 30 MW per year are qualified to apply. They are called for to certify that components manufactured making use of the provided cells will conform to IEC 61215/IS14286, IEC 61730 as well as IEC 62804.
The cells will certainly be looked for all the requirements on sample basis. Prospective buyers who are not in the approved vendor checklist of CEL are needed to provide a sample lot of minimal 200 cells for testing by CEL.
Amounts are to be provided as per the CEL's requirement in staggered whole lots up to December 31, 2020.