INVITATION TO BID

Bid No.

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Issued By

Ethiopian Electric Power Corporation

Bid Doc. Price

Birr 500.00

Published Date

January 11, 2006

Opening Date

March 7, 2006

Remarks

Bid Category

Hydro Electric Power Plant

Description

 

1.      The Ethiopian 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:

Lot 1

Governor system of the Units with up-to-date compact digital Programmable 
 Logic Controller (PLC) controlled governor system and SCADA monitoring
 system.

Transfer 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.

Transfer control, switching, measuring, signaling facilities of the Dam intake & the Fore bay switching stations (control rooms) incorporating with the SCADA 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 attended.

Note:  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.

Lot 2

Study & design, supply, erect, test & Commission Generator & Transformer protection system with up-to-date digital compact Management relays.

Study & 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.

Rectifiers, 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).

 

3        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.

4.      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 Corporation
Procurement Division
 Head Office Building 2nd Floor, Room No. 207
De Gaule Square
Tel. +251(1) 56 00 27
Fax +251(1) 55 08 22
P.O. Box 1233
 Addis Ababa
Ethiopia

5.      Tender documents will be available starting from January 13, 2006.

6.      All bids must be delivered to the office given in No. 4 above on or before March 6, 2006, 16:00 hrs. local time.

7.     Interested bidders may visit the sites if they wish, covering the required cost.

8.      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.

9.      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.

10.  The Ethiopian Electric Power Corporation (EEPCo) reserves the right to reject any or all bids.

ETHIOPIAN ELECTRIC POWER
CORPORATION (EEPCo)

   

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