Bid No.

EAEP 1/99

Issued By

Ethiopian Electric Power Corporation

Bid Doc. Price

Birr 300.00

Published Date

January 12, 2007

Opening Date

March 12, 2007


Bid Category

Multiple Request



1.      This Invitation for bids follows the General Procurement Notice for this Project that appeared in Development Business, issue No. 679 of 16 may 2006.

2.      The Federal Government of Ethiopia has applied for a credit from the International Development Association toward the cost of Electricity access expansion project, and it intends to apply part of the proceeds of this credit to payments under the Contract for procurement of distribution transformers Tender No. EAEP 1/99.

3.      The Ethiopian Electric Power Corporation now invites sealed bids from eligible and qualified bidders for the procurement of 272, 3phase 33/0.4kv, 50kva: and 537, 3phase 33/0.4kv, 100kva Distribution transformers to 17 substations, in one lot. Details with ratings are provided in the bid document.

4.      Bidding will be conducted through the International Competitive Bidding (NCB) 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 from 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 additional to the above fee.

9.      Bids must be delivered to the address below (address 2) at or before March 12, 2007, 14.00hr LT. Electronic bidding will not be permitted. Late bids will be rejected. Bid 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 March 12, 2007 at 14:30 P.M. All bids must be accompanied by Bid Security not less than 2% of the bid price.

10.   The address refereed to above is:

Address 1 Ethiopian Electric Power Corporation
                  Universal Electricity Access Program
                  Dembel City Center 11th Floor, Room No.
                  Tel. +251-11 554 50 79
                  Fax +251-11 552 70 27
                  P.O. Box 1233
                  Addis Ababa
                  Electronic mail address:

Address 2 Ethiopian Electric Power Corporation
                  Procurement Division
                  Head Office, Ground Floor
                  De Gaulle Square
                  Fax +251-11-155 08 22
                  P.O. Box
                  Addis Ababa


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