Bid No.


Issued By

Ethiopian Electric Power Corporation

Bid Doc. Price

Birr 500.00

Published Date

April 8, 2008

Opening Date

See detail below


Bid Category




1.      The Ethiopian Electric Power Corporation shall allocate budgets towards the civil works project for the construction of Collection Center and it is intended that  part of the proceeds of this budget will be applied to eligible payments under the contract.

2.      EEPCO invites all eligible Contract category of GC/BC class V (5) and above with renewed license and tax registration for the year 2000 and Ministry of Work and Urban Development (MOWDE) renewed, registration certificate, who would be financially and technically capable to furnish the necessary material, labor and equipment to undertake Construction works of EEPCO Collection Center in Addis Ababa at different places listed below.

3.      The collection Center a G+1 main structure. All internal roads and parking lots will be paved with double surface asphalt treatment and all side walks will be paved with concrete pavements.


Project Area

Category Class

Bid Floating Period



Closing Date

Opening Date

Collection Center

  1. Wereganus sub station center
  2. Kotebe garage

GC/BC 5 and above

April 8-May 8

May 8, 2008

May 8, 2008 2:00 P.M.

3. Kotobe sub station center Gotera pole impregnated center


April 9-May 9

May 9, 2008

May 9, 2008 2:00 P.M.

4. Kality North substation centre

5. Kolfe sub station center


April 10-May 12

May 12, 2008

May 12, 2008 2:00 P.M.

6. North Addis Ababa Kazanches

7. Engineering Office Kotebe


April 11-May 13

May 13, 2008

May 13, 2008 2:00 P.M.

4.      Bidders must be VAT registered and have certificate from the Ministry of finance and Economic Development. All bidders who don’t have poor performance and negative remarks within the Corporation in the last one year can participate in the Bid.

5.      Any bidder can participate in all sites. Due to the urgency of the projects to give service as early as possible a maximum of three (sites) shall be awarded with the choice of the client upon the examination of bidder’s capacity that can able to carry on up to three sites simultaneously, presenting independent resource required for each site is necessary.

6.      The complete set of bidding documents can be purchased as of the date shown in the table above form EEPCO-Head Office, Procurement Division De Gaulle Square, Ground Floor Addis Ababa, Ethiopia and upon payment of non-refundable fee of Ethiopian Birr 500.

7.      Bidders may obtain further information from, EEPCO Regional and District Office Construction Project: Tel. 251-1550 99 40 Or 251-15 15 41 64, Fax 251-11-551 42 56, Addis Ababa.

8.      A Pre-bid meeting will be conducted on Nov. 30/2008 at 11:00 A.M. local time at Electric Club near Mexico Square Addis Ababa.

9.      Bids should be submitted with ONE ORIGINAL AND THREE COPY for technical and financial proposals each in separate wax-sealed envelopes on the date and time specified above in the table.

EEPCO Head Office
Procurement Division Ground Floor
De Gauelle Square
Addis Ababa

10.  Wax-sealed bids must be accompanied by 1% bid bond in the form of each depot, CPO, bank guarantee which is payable on first written demand, but not exceeding Birr 100.000 which shall remain in force for 90 calendar days from the bid opening date. Bids must be delivered at EEPCO Head Office Addis Ababa De Guale Square Procurement Division Ground Floor on or before 12:00 noon of the bid opening date.

11.  Bids will be opened in two stages. First envelopes containing technical proposals alone will be opened at EEPo’s Club near Mexico Square on the date and time specified above in the presence of bidders or their legal representatives who choose to attend. Envelopes containing financial proposals will be kept sealed until the owner completes the technical evaluation. The Owner will inform the opening date of financial envelopes to all bidders.

12.  Bids shall be opened on the same day at EEPCO Electric Club Mexico Square, Addis Ababa at 2:00 P.M. In the presence of those bidders/representatives who wish to attend.

13.  The eligible bidder shall: read the tender documents particularly the ITB and Technical Specifications volume II which is given as soft copy before preparing BOQs.

14.  The successful bidder will be required to furnish a performance bond in the sum of 10% of the bid sum.

15.  The Ethiopian Electric Power Corporation reserves the right to accept or reject any or all bids, to waive informalities.

Ethiopian Electric Power Corporation


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