Invitation for Bids follows the General Procurement Notice for this
Project that appeared in Development Business issue No. 697 or 16
Federal Government of Ethiopia has applied for a credit from the
International Development Association towards the cost of
Electricity access expansion project, and it intends to apply part
of the proceeds of this credit to payments under the Construct for
procurement of Medium and Low voltage concrete poles tender No. EAEP
Ethiopian Electric Power Corporation now invites sealed bids from
eligible and qualified bidders for the procurement of 24784 pieces
of types 500 daN, 8 mt, and 6196 pieces of type 500 daN, 9mt, 16400
pieces of type 650 daN 10mt, 1276 pieces of type 650 daN 11mt, 547
pieces of type 650 daN 12mt, 410 pieces of type 1250 daN 10mt, 319
pieces of type 1250 daN 11mt and 137 pieces 1250 daN 12mt concrete
poles in three lots to 17 separate locations. Details are provided
in the bid document.
will be conducted through the International Competitive Bidding (ICB)
procedures specified in the World Bank’s Guidelines: Procurement
under IBRD Loan and IDA Credits, and is open to all bidders from
eligible Source Countries as defined in the Guidelines.
eligible bidders may obtain further information from and inspect the
Biding Documents at the address below (address 1) from 8:00 A.M. up
to 5:00 P.M. from Monday to Friday.
margin of preference for eligible suppliers shall be applied.
Additional details are provided in the Bidding documents.
complete set of bidding document in English may be purchased by
interested bidders on the submission of a written application to the
address below (address 2) and upon payment of a non-refundable fee
ETB 1000 or in USD 115 from the Ethiopian Electric Power
Corporation, procurement division, head office, The method of
payment shall be in cash or cashier’s check.
bidding document may also be sent by airmail or carrier service for
overseas who cover all carrier cost in additional to the above fee.
must be delivered to the address below (address 2) at or before 26,
January 2007, 14:00 LT. Electronic bidding will into permitted. 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
opened at EEPCO Head Office employee club, De Gaulle square on 26
January 2007 at 14:30 LT. All bids must be accompanied by a
bid security not less than 2% of the bid price in ETB or in any
freely convertible currency.
into account the lead time required for importation and installation
of concrete pole manufacturing plant(s) to the purchaser country.
The purchase has considered a lead time after the date of receipt of
advance payment under the contract for suppliers who wish to import
the manufacturing plant. For domestic suppliers the purchaser will
facilitate access to foreign currency required for the importation
of concrete pole manufacturing plant (s).
purchaser will facilitate for the successful bidders importation of
concrete pole manufacturing plant(s) free from import duties.
address refereed to above is:
Address 1: Ethiopian Eclectic Power
Universal Electricity Access Program
Dembele City Center 11th
floor, Room No. 1112A
Tel. +251 11 515 86 29
Fax +251 11 552 70 72
P.O. Box 1233
Electronic Mail Address:
Address 2: Ethiopian Electric Power
Head Office, Ground floor
De Gaulle Square
Fax +251 11 155 08 22
P.O. Box 1233