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Design, Supply, Install and Maintenance of Solar PV Systems at Preston Heidelberg and Epping Campus
Issued By Melbourne Polytechnic
Advanced Tender Notice
Advance Notice
Estimated Advertising Date:
16 January 2023 09:00 am
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Melbourne Polytechnic is proposing to seek and appoint a supplier for the design, supply, installation and maintenance of the Solar Photovoltaics (PV) System at its Heidelberg, Preston and Epping Campuses via an open invitation process.  It will release an open invitation to market via the Victorian Government website on 16-01-2023.


Why is this happening?

Melbourne Polytechnic is seeking to engage a suitably qualified solar PV supplier to design, supply, deliver, install, test, commission and maintain the systems at the Heidelberg, Preston and Epping campuses, which shall be complete with all necessary ancillary and minor items to facilitate the correct completion of the work. This shall also apply to all requirements of relevant standards and/or authorities having jurisdiction over these works.  

The Supplier will be expected to work with an appointed project superintendent and Melbourne Polytechnic Sustainability Officer in order to ensure that the project is completed on time and within the tendered price.  

Where can you learn more about the process?

Melbourne Polytechnic must procure in accordance with Victorian State Government regulatory requirements.  To find out more about how the state government buys refer to the Buying for Victoria website 

What can you do to prepare?

In preparation for responding to the open invitation, it is recommended that you register as a supplier on Victorian Government Tenders Portal via this link and familiarise yourself with the government procurement process.  Melbourne Polytechnic bases its invitation documents on the Victorian Government standard Invitation to Supply template. Further information can be found via this link:


To ensure fairness and equity to all suppliers, it is requested that you do not ask Melbourne Polytechnic staff any questions relating to the procurement and proposed appointment of a Solar PV supplier.  During the procurement process, all communication must be in accordance with the conditions within the Invitation to Supply.  It is anticipated that a supplier briefing will be held during the open invitation process.

Melbourne Polytechnic will not respond to any questions during this advance notice period.