INVITATION TO BID

Bid No.

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Issued By

Ethiopian Electric Power Corporation

Bid Doc. Price

Birr 1,700.00

Published Date

Mar 26, 2005

Opening Date

See detail below

Remarks

Bid Category

Network

Description

 

Date of Issuance March 26, 2005 

1.      The Government of Ethiopia has secured financing from the Arab Bank for Economic Development in Africa in various currencies towards the cost of the Rural Electrification Project.  The Ethiopian Electric Power Corporation (EEPCo) (hereinafter referred to as "the Employer") now invites sealed bids from eligible countries to participate for the design, supply, construction, installation and commissioning of the distribution Networks.

2.      The Distribution Network construction works are divided into tow Lots:

Lot 1-Amhara Region

Lot 2 Southern Nations, Nationalities and Peoples (SNNP) Region

3.      The works under these Tenders shall include the supply of Distribution lines (33 kV and low voltage) with concrete pole posts, Transformers (33/0.4 kV), Lighting network and Energy meters (supply only) and all labor, materials, including spare parts and special tools, equipment and installations necessary to the design, manufacture, shop testing, painting, transport to site, erection, site testing and commissioning.

4.      Tendering will be y International Competitive Bidding (ICB) according to the guidelines for Procurement of Goods and Contracting for the execution of Works, of the Development Institutions Members of the Coordination Group, issued in 2001.

5.      When the services, quality and performance ability are comparable, preference can be given to Arab, African or Mixed Arab-African enterprises provided that the difference in cost shall not exceed 10%.

6.      Interested eligible bidders may obtain further information from and inspect the bidding documents at the office of:

Ethiopian Electric Power Corporation
Head Office Degaulle Square
Tel. ++251-1-56 00 27
Fax ++251-1-55 08 22
Attention: Ato Asnake Birhanu

Addis Ababa
 Ethiopia

7.      The bid documents shall be available from EEPCo on March 28, 2005 and a complete set of bidding documents may be purchased by any interested eligible bidder on submission of a written application to be addressed to the above and upon payment of a non-refundable fee of 200 US$ (Two Hundred Dollars of the United States of America) or Birr 1,700 (One Hundred Seven Hundred Birr only).  Bidders who have already purchased the bidding document in the previous SPN will receive free of charge a new bid document.

8.      Only bidders that purchase the bid documents will be considered eligible to submit bids.

9.      All bids must be accompanied by a bid security in the amount of the equivalent of US$ 120,000 (One Hundred Twenty Thousand USD) in the form of bank guarantee valid for 30 days after the bid validity period.

10.  Bids must be delivered to the above office on or before 16:30 hours, local time 31 May, 2005.

   

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