Invitation for bids follows the General Procurement Notice for this
Project that appeared in Development Business, issue No. 679 of 16
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.
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.
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.
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.
A margin of preference for eligible domestic manufactures
shall be applied. Additional details are provided in the bidding
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.
bidding document may also be sent by airmail or carrier service for
overseas bidders who cover all carrier costs in additional to the
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.
The address refereed to above is:
Address 1 Ethiopian Electric Power
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
Electronic mail address:
Address 2 Ethiopian Electric Power
Head Office, Ground Floor
De Gaulle Square
Fax +251-11-155 08 22