Electric Power Corporation ( EEPCo) ( hereinafter referred to as
the Corporation) as executing agent on behalf of the Federal
Democratic Republic Government of Ethiopia is implementing the
Project for the Provision of MELKA WAKANA Hydro Electric Power
Plant to be made fully Automated, Tender PHPP1-98. The
Employer thus invites sealed bids from eligible bidders entirely
responsible for the following contract components/ packages on
Turn Key basis as per details of the tender requirements.
The Project Consists
of Study & Design, supply CIF with all accessories, erect &
interface, test and commissioning the following:
Governor system of
the Units with up-to-date compact digital Programmable
Logic Controller (PLC) controlled governor system and SCADA
control, switching, measuring, signalling & synchronization
facilities of the 230KV & 132/66/15KV switching stations
(control rooms) incorporating with the SCADE system to be provided.
In so doing the 230KV & 132/66/15KV substations control rooms are
to be fully made non attended. The bidder should interface by
supplying Modems that through which the parameters, data and all
frequencies to be transmitted to the power house control room by
already overstretched 15KV overhead distribution lines supported
by steel lattice towers with OPGW shield wire with 12 fibers
(optical Fiber Composite Overhead ground wire) clamped at the apex
and the OPGW cable is already overstretched to all
control rooms and then down to the power house control room. The
remote SCADA facility shall contain design, supply with all
accessories, erect & interface, test and Commission the facility for
switching ON/OFF of breakers & disconnectors, synchronization
facilities of the 230KV & 132/66/15KV switch gear devices,
measurement and signaling facilities.
control, switching, measuring, signaling facilities of the Dam
intake & the Fore bay switching stations (control rooms)
incorporating with the SCADE system to be provided, OPGW cable is
already overstretched to both control rooms. In so doing
the Dam intake & the Fore bay
switching stations (control rooms) are also to be fully made non
The Contractor should adapt his PLC
with RTU, which is already signed contract for LDC (National
load dispatch centre).
Replacement of the
existing air-conditioning system of the power plant, generators
cooling water system with pumps, etc. The bidder should take all
specifications & information of the existing system of the equipment
being at the site by his own expenses before the award of his offer.
& design, supply, erect, test & Commission Generator & Transformer
protection system with up-to-date digital compact Management relays.
& Design, supply with all its accessories, erect & interface, test &
Commission the existing Generator excitation system by replacing
with up-to-date programmable digital static excitation system. The
bidder should take all specifications & information of the existing
Generator excitation system and protection system being at the site
by his own expenses before the award of his offer.
inverters, station Batteries, etc.
Bidders are allowed to bid and submit
for both LOTS and/or individual LOTS. Bids submitted for both LOTS
are more considered as responsive tender.
2. The bidders are invited to
submit tender entirely responsible for the combination/package of
contract components. Regarding Supply of goods and/or equipment,
shipment shall be delivered to the point of final destination as
instructed in the schedule of prices. (if a bidder requires the
whole tender document in
floppy disk, flash disk or CD it is allowed to collect from Power
Plants Rehabilitation Project Office).
To qualify for the Tender,
bidders should have sufficient experience in Supplying and
commissioning the said equipment and to have with satisfactory
performance in the last five (5) years, alone or as leading partner
(sponsor), on the study & design and supply of digital governor
system, Generator & Transformer protection system with digital
Management relays, etc at least on three (3) power utilities and
shall have minimum five (5) years successful experience.
Bidders are allowed to bid and submit for both LOTS and /or
individual LOTS, a complete set of bidding
documents for all Contract Components may be purchased by any
interested eligible bidders upon payment
of a non-refundable fee of Ethiopian Birr 500 (Birr
Five Hundred) from:
The Ethiopian Electric Power
Procurement Division, Head Office Building 2nd Floor,
Room No. 207,
Tel. +251(1) 56 00 27
Fax +251(1) 55 08 22
De Gaule Square
P.O. Box 1233
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
will be available starting from January 13, 2006.
All bids must be
delivered to the office given in No. 4 above on or before March 6
2006, 16:00 hrs. local time.
may visit the sites if they wish, covering the required cost.
All bids should be
accompanied with bid security of USD 70,000 for both LOTS, i.e.,
individual (for LOT-1
USD 45,000 for LOT-2 USD 25,000) as requested by the tender document.
All bids will be
opened on March 7, 2006, at 10:00 hrs local time at EEPCo Club,
Mexico Square in the presence of bidders or their representatives
who choose to attend the opening session.
Electric Power Corporation (EEPCo) reserves the right to reject
any or all bids.
ETHIOPIAN ELECTRIC POWER