Government of Ethiopia has secured financing from the Kuwait fund
for Arab Economic Development in various currencies towards the cost
of the Universal Electricity Access Program. The Ethiopian Electric
Power Corporation (EEPCO) (hereinafter referred to as “the
Employer”) now invites sealed bids from eligible countries to
participate for the design, supply, construction, installation and
commissioning of Distribution line Networks.
Distribution line Network construction works are in Afar, Oromia and
Works under the contract shall include the supply of Distribution
lines (33 kV and Low voltage) with concrete pole posts, Transformers
(33/0.4 kV) and Lighting network and all labor, materials, including
spare parts and special tools, equipment and instillations necessary
the design, manufacture, shop testing, painting, transport to site,
erection, site testing and commissioning.
will be by International Competitive Bidding (ICB) procedures
conduct through the Kuwait fund for Arab Economic Development rules
of procedures for procurement of goods and services. Only bidders
from 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 from
countries which are not subject to boycott under the regulations in
force in the state of Kuwait.
eligible bidders may obtain further information from and inspect the
bidding documents at the office of:
Ethiopian Electric Power
Procurement Division, Head Office
De Gaulle Square
Tel. ++251 11 156 00 27
Fax ++ 251 11 155 08 22
P.O. Box 1233
Manger, Purchase Division
The bid document shall be available from EEPCO on:30 October,
2006 and a complete set of bidding document may be purchased by any
interested eligible bidders on submission of a written application
to be addressed to the above and upon payment of non-refundable fee
of 200 USD (USD Two Hundred) or 1,700 Birr (One Thousand Seven
Hundred Birr only).
bidders that purchase the bid document will be considered eligible
to submit bids.
bids must be accompanied by a bid security in the amount of the
equivalent of US$ 240,000 (Two Hundred Forty Thousand Dollars US) in
a freely convertible currency in one of the following forms:
Counter guaranteed by Commercial
Bank of Ethiopia, in the form provided in the bidding documents.
A cahier’s or certified check.
must be delivered to the above office on or before 12:00 hours,
local time on: 9th January 2007.