Bid No.

EAEP 3/99

Issued By

Ethiopian Electric Power Corporation

Bid Doc. Price

Birr 500.00

Published Date

June 28, 2007

Opening Date

August 28, 2007


Bid Category

Electricity Access Expansion Project



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 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 conductors Tender No. EAEP 3/99.

3.       The Ethiopian Electric Power Corporation now invites sealed bids from eligible and qualified bidders for the supply of:

Lot No.

Final destination

Vehicle type




Lot 1


Hosaena, Wolaita, Shashemene, Assela, Adamitulu, Hormat, Gedo and Melkawakena Substations

AAAC 50 mm2
AAAC 95 mm2
ABC 3x50+25 mm2
ABC 3x50+25+16 mm2
Stranded Copper Wire Cu 35 mm 2
Galvanized Steel Wire 7x2.65 mm2
Tie Wire 6 AWG
ABC 3X25+16 mm2
ABC 2X25+16 mm2
ABC 3X35+16 mm2
ABC 2X35+16 mm2






Lot 2


Dembidollo, Adigrat, Adwa, Dangla, Dabat, Bitchena, Bahirdar, Debremarkos and Gambella substations

AAAC 50 mm2
AAAC 95 mm2
ABC 3x50+25 mm2
ABC 3X50+25+16 mm2
Stranded Copper Wire Cu 35 mm2
Galvanized Steel Wire 7x2.65 mm2
Tie Wire 6 AWG
ABC 3X25+16 mm2
ABC 2X25+16mm2
ABC 3X35+16 mm2
ABC 2X35+16 mm2



Details with ratings are provided in the bid document bidders may bid for one or both lots

4.       Bidding will be conducted through the International Competitive Bidding (ICB) procedures specified in the World Bank’s Guidelines: Procurement under IBRD Loan 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 AM up to 5:00 PM 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 document 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 500 or in USD 55 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 August 28, 2007, 14:00hr LT. Electronic bidding will not be permitted. Late bids will be rejected. Bids will be opened in the presence of bidders/representatives who choose to attend in person. Bids will be opened at Head Office employee club, De Gaulle Square on August 28, 2007 at 14:30 PM. 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 bidders bids.

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. +251-115 15 86 29
                                    Fax +251-11 552 70 27
                                    P.O. Box 1233
                                    Electronic mail address:
                                    Addis Ababa


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