Walden Pond Solar Photovoltaic Carports & Electric Vehicle Recharge Stations.

Tenders are invited for Walden Pond Solar Photovoltaic Carports & Electric Vehicle Recharge Stations.

Scope of Work:

The Commonwealth is interested in a turnkey solar photovoltaic carport and electric vehicle recharge station system for Walden Pond State Reservation in Concord, Massachusetts. Proposals for design, equipment specification and purchase, construction, permitting, installation, coordinate inspections, commissioning, interconnection, measurement & verification (M&V), warranty services, process rebate and other applications as required, and maintenance services.

Interested companies must satisfy all base proposal requirements.

Base Proposal (Required): Your proposal must discuss how fulfillment of the following tasks and deliverables (T&D) would be accomplished, more fully described in Attachment B:

1. Design, Engineer, Permit and Commission: Design, engineer, permit, and commission (by a certified third party) a turnkey solar photovoltaic carport and electric vehicle recharge station system for Walden Pond State Reservation in Concord, Ma. The system will include solar photovoltaic carports, two electric vehicle recharge stations, the data acquisition and reporting via a revenue grade meter, a system monitoring display, interpretative and sponsorship signage, trenching and interconnections.

The proposer shall provide signed and sealed architectural, landscape architecture and electrical and structural design drawings by licensed Massachusetts professionals for project review, permitting and construction of all project elements. A stamped site plan showing the locations of the solar photovoltaic carports, PV inverter and related components, trenching for electrical connections, environmental controls as well as landscape and water management treatments is required.

The proposer shall also file for and secure grid tie applications, power purchase, net metering credits and renewable energy credit agreements with the Concord Municipal Light and others as needed.

2. Solar Photovoltaic Carport: Based on approved proposer plans: regrade the parking lot if needed; procure, install, and interconnect a 100 kW +/- DC solar photovoltaic carport with a deck under the PV panels to generate a minimum of 88,000 kWh/year and install appropriate conduits and wiring from carport system to the new visitor center for public education/display data reporting (about 200 feet) and to the interconnection point at 755 Walden Street, about 1,500 feet from parking lots E and F. Provide interpretative and sponsorship signage at the solar photovoltaic carport and an interactive monitoring display with a web portal at the visitor center.

3. Electric Vehicle Recharge Stations: Procure, install, interconnect via trenching two (2) dual port bollard-type publically accessible EV Stations, one at the canopy structure and one by the new near net zero visitor center. The EV stations shall deliver 7.2 kW of power at 240 volts and 30 am

Tender documents : T24186596.doc

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