Bid No.

EAEP 2/99

Issued By

Ethiopian Electric Power Corporation  

Bid Doc. Price

Birr 300.00

Published Date

July 24, 2007

Opening Date

September 24, 2007


Bid Category

MV and LV Switchgear




The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia
Electricity Access Expansion Project
Credit number: 4200ET
Procurement of MV and LV Switchgear
Tender identification number: EAEP 2/99

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 Ethiopian has received 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 MV and LV switchgear tender no. EAEP 2/99.

3.      The Ethiopian Electric Power Corporation now invites sealed bids from  eligible and qualified bidders for the supply of 2343, 33kv Fused cut out, 100 A,3124,33kv Spare fuse links for fused cut out (Item 1), (5-25A), 2343, 33kv Metal oxide surge arrestor, 3 phase outdoor type, 764,33 kv load break switch 200A, 781, 0.4kv pole mounted fuse,400A, 2343,HRC fuse 63A, 2343, HRC fuse80A, 2353, HRC fuse 100A, 2353, HRC fuse 200A, 2343, HRC fuse 350A, 40 Auto Reclosure sectionalize to four different substations, in one lot. Details with ratings are provided in the bid document.

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 Edition May 2004, and is open to all bidders from Eligible Source Countries as defines 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 AM up to 5:00 PM from Monday to Friday.

6.       A margin of preference for eligible domestic manufacturers 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 addition to the above fee.

9.      Bids must be delivered to the address below (address 2) at or before September 24, 2007, 14:00hr 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 September 24, 2007 at 14:30 P.M. All bids must be accompanied by a Bid Security not less than 2% of the bid price.

10.   The address referred to above is:

Address 1  Ethiopian Electric Power Corporation
Universal Electricity Access program
Dembel City Center 11th Floor, Room No. 1112A
Tel.+ 251 11 554 50 79
Fax. + 251 11 552 70 27
Room No. 1113
Addis Ababa

Electronic mail
Address 2   Ethiopia Electric Power Corporation
Procurement Division,
Head Office, Ground Floor, De Gaulle Square
Fax. 251 11 155 08 22
P.O. Box 1233
Addis Ababa


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