Bid No.


Issued By

Ethiopian Electric Power Corporation

Bid Doc. Price

Birr 1700.00

Published Date

November 1, 2005

Opening Date

See detailed below


Bid Category

Distribution Line Networking



1.      The Government of Ethiopia has secured financing form the Kuwait fund for Arab Economic Development in various currencies towards the cost of the University Electricity Aces Program. The Ethiopian Electric Power Corporation (EEPCo) (hereafter referred to as " the Employer") now invites sealed bids from eligible countries of Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development to participate for the design, supply, construction, installation and commissioning of Distribution line Networking.

2.      The Distribution line Network construction works are in Afar, Oromia and Amhara region.

Lot 1- Afar Region

Lot 2- Afar, Amhara and Oromia Region

3.      The Works under these contract shall include the supply of Distribution liens (33kV and low voltage) with concrete pole posts, transformers (33/0.4 kV) and Lighting  network and all labor, materials, including spare parts and design, manufacture, shop testing, painting, transport to site, erection, site testing and commissioning.

4.      Tendering will be by International Competitive Bidding (ICB) Procedures conducted through the Kuwait fund for Arab Economic Development rules of procedures for procumbent of goods and services. Only bidders form countries which are not subject to boycott under the regulations in force in the state of Kuwait are eligible to bid. All goods and auxiliary services to be supplied must have origin form countries which are not subject to boycott under the regulations in force in the state of Kuwait.

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

Ethiopian Electric Power Corporation
Head Office 2nd Floor, Room 207
Tel. ++251-11-156 00 27
Fax ++251-11-155 08 22
Addis Ababa
Attention: Mr. Asnake Berhanu
Manager, Purchasing Division

6.       The bid documents shall be available form EEPCo on 3rd November 2005 and a complete set of bidding documents may be purchasing by any interested eligible bidders on submission of written applications to be addressed to the above and upon payment of non-refundable fee of 200 USD (USD Tow Hundred) or 1700 Birr (One Thousand Seven Hundred Birr only).

7.      Only bidders that purchasing the bid documents will be considered eligible to submit bids.

8.      All bids must be accompanied by a bids security in the amount of the equivalent of US$ 240,000 (Two Hundred Forty Thousand Dollar US) in a freely convertible currency in one of the following forms:

A bank guarantee or irrevocable letter of credit issued directly by a reputable bank, in the form provided in the bidding documents.

A cashier's or certified check.

9.      Bids must be delivered to the above office on or before 11:30 hours, local time on 10th January 2006.


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