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:
Governor system of the Units with
up-to-date compact digital Programmable
Logic Controller (PLC) controlled governor system and SCADA
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
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.
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
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).
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
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
The Ethiopian Electric Power
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
documents will be available starting from January 13, 2006.
bids must be delivered to the office given in No. 4 above on or
before March 6, 2006, 16:00 hrs. local time.
bidders may visit the sites if they wish, covering the required
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.
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.
Ethiopian Electric Power Corporation (EEPCo) reserves the right to
reject any or all bids.
ETHIOPIAN ELECTRIC POWER