Bidding Document For Procurement of Plant Design, Supply, Installation, test and commissioning of Pilot Solar Mini - Grids Projects (6 lots) in 12 Towns/Villages

 Invitation for Bids

Issued on : December 26, 2018
ICB No : Lot 11, WB EEU-UEAP /0011/18
Employer : Ethiopian Electric Utility, Universal Electricity Access Program
Country : Ethiopia

Deadline for submission of the Bids;:February 11, 2019

    1. The Federal Government of Ethiopia has received a credit from the International Development Association (IDA) toward the cost of Ethiopian Electrification Program (ELEAP) Project, and it intends to apply part of the proceeds of this credit to payments for (1) On grid electrification (2) Off- grid service provisioning and (3) sector capacity and institutional reforms. The off - Grid service provisioning includes installation of Mini-grids piloting in 12 towns/villages and scale-up the connection to more than 250 towns/villages throughout the country with the involvement of IPP’s. The program is using Program for Results (P for R) instrument.
    2. The Ethiopian Electric Utility (EEU) now invites sealed Bids from eligible Bidders for the design, supply and installation, test and commissioning of Pilot Mini Grids [six (6) Lots] for 12 Towns/Villages located in different part of the country. Every bidder has the right to quote for any of two Lots, but it will be awarded for one Lot only, if it is successful to win both bids. The name of the Towns/Villages and detail information is indicated in the Bid document technical specification.
    3. Tendering will be conducted through international competitive Bidding (ICB) in accordance with single stage bidding procedure and is open to all bidders from eligible countries as described in the Bidding Document.
    4. Interested eligible Bidders may obtain further information and inspect the bidding documents during office hours (i.e. from. 08:00 Am  to 17:00 Pm hours) at the address given below

Ethiopian Electric Utility, Universal Electricity Access Program

UEAP, Procurement Office

Berges Building near Iri Bekentu Bridge, 3rd floor  

Tel:+251-11-1263154  Fax:-+251 -11-1263181

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

    1. A Complete set of the Bidding documents in English may be purchased by interested Bidders from the addresses above upon payment of a nonrefundable fee of Birr 4,000.00 (Four Thousands Birr Only) for each Lot starting from December 26, 2018.
    2. Bids must be delivered to the address above on or before February 11, 2019 at 14:00 hour local time. Late bids will be rejected.  Bids will be opened in the presence of the bidders’ representatives who choose to attend in person. Bids will be publicly opened in the presence of the Bidders’ designated representatives and anyone who chooses to attend at UEAP Office near Iri Bekentu Bridge, Berges Building 5thFloor, UEAP Meeting Hall on February 11, 2019 at 14:30 Local Time
    3. All Bids must be accompanied by a bid security and it shall be unconditional Bank guarantee from a reputable Bank and must be counter guaranteed by the Commercial Bank of Ethiopia and remain valid for a period of thirty (30) days beyond the original bid validity period. The amount and currency of the bid security shall be as follows:-

Lot

Region

Project sites

Mini-Grid  No

PV Array Capacity in kW

Amount of Bid security in USD

1

Oromia

Beltu

1

550

30,000

Behima

2

200

2

Amhara

Banbaho

3

275

20,000

Wasel

4

300

3

SNNP

Tum

5

550

30,000

Omorate

6

375

4

Somali,

Oromia

Qorile

7

325

20,000

Mino

8

225

5

Afar,

Tigray

Kusrewad

9

75

10,000

Arae

10

275

6

Gambela

Bnshangul Gumuz

Ungoge

11

175

15,000

Albasa

12

275

    1. Bidders are requested to specify the total price of the Bid in the Letter of Bid or the Bid Price in the Price Schedule. Failure to specify the total price of the Bid in the letter of Bid or the Bid price in the Price Schedule may be ground for declaring the Bid non-responsive.
    2. Pre-bid meeting will be held on January 17, 2019 at 14:00 Local time at UEAP Office near Iri Bekentu Bridge, Berges Building 5thFloor, UEAP Meeting Hall.
    3. The Ethiopian Electric Utility reserves the right to reject all or part of this bid.

NB:  For detailed information please refer the following link

 

Bidding Document For Procurement of Plant Design, Supply, Installation, test and commissioning of Pilot Solar Mini - Grids Projects (6 lots) in 12 Towns/Villages


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