Bid No.


Issued By

Ethiopian Electric Power corporation

Bid Doc. Price

Birr 300.00

Published Date

August 15, 2007

Opening Date

October 15, 2007


Bid Category




Invitation for Bids (IFB)
The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia
Electricity access expansion project I
Credit Number: 4200-ET
Project ID Number: P097271
IFB title: Procurement of Insulators

1.      This Invitation for bids follows the General Procurement Notice for this Project that appeared in Development Business, issue No. 697 of 16 May 2006.

2.      The Federal Government of Ethiopia has received a credit from the International development Association toward the cost of Electricity access (rural) expansion project, and it intends to apply part of the proceeds of this credit to payments under the Contract for procurement of insulators tender No. EAEP 5/99.

3.      The Ethiopian Electric Power corporation now invites sealed bids from eligible and qualified bidders for the supply of 33kv and 0.4kv insulators.

Lot No.

Final destination

Insulator type



Lot  1



33kV Insulators


33kV Disc Insulators


33V Stay Insulators


0.4kV Stay Insulators



Lot  2



33kV Insulators


33kV Disc Insulators


33V Stay Insulators


0.4 kV Stay Insulators



Lot  3



33kV Insulators


33kV Disc Insulators


33kV Stay Insulators


0.4 kV Stay Insulators



Lot  4



33kV Insulators


33kV Disc Insulators


33kV Stay Insulators


0.4 kV Stay Insulators


Bidders may bid for one or more lots. Bid evaluation will be on per lot or combination of lots, whichever is financially advantageous to the employer, taking any cross discounts into consideration.

4.      Bidding will be conducted through the International Competitive bidding (ICB) procedures specified in the World bank’s Guidelines : Procurement under IBRD Loans and IDA Credits, and is open to all bidders from Eligible source Countries as defined in the guidelines.

5.      Interested eligible bidders may obtain further information from and inspect the bidding documents at the address below (address 1) from 8:00 A.M. up to 5:00 P.M. from Monday to Friday:

6.      A margin of preference for eligible domestic manufactures shall be applied. Additional details are provided in the bidding documents.

7.      A complete set of bidding documents 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 300 or in USD 35 to the Ethiopian Electric Power Corporation, Procurement Division, head office. The method of payment shall be in cash or cashier’s cheque.

8.      The bidding document may also be sent by airmail or carrier service for overseas bidders who cover all carrier costs in addition to the above fee.

9.      Bids must be delivered to the address below (address 2) at or before 15 October 2007, 14:00 hr LT. Electronic bidding will not be 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 Head office employee club, De Gaulle square on 15 October 2007 at 14:30 hr LT. All bids must be accompanied by a Bid Security not less than 2% of the bid price for each lot of the lots that a bidder submits bids.

10.   The address referred to above is:

Address 1
Ethiopian Electric Power Corporation
Universal Electricity Access Program
Dembel City Center 11th floor
Tel. +251 11 554 50 79
Fax + 251 11 552 70 27
Room No. 1113
Addis Ababa
Address 2
Electronic mail address:
Ethiopian Electric Power Corporation
Procurement Division
Head Office, Ground floor, Room No. 001
De Gaulle Square
Addis Ababa


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