Bid No.


Issued By

Ethiopian Electric Power Corporation

Bid Doc. Price

Birr 1,000.00

Published Date

December 16, 2008

Opening Date

February 16, 2009


Bid Category

Transmission Project  



The Ethiopian Electric Power Corporation (EEPCO) (hereinafter referred to as the Corporation) issues this notice of invitation to bid:

Project Name:      230 kV Alamata-Mekele Power
                              Transmission Project                               (Contract-AM-TLSS)


I)       Substation Extensions

Design, manufacture, test, supply, delivery to selected main stores of erection site (Alamata), sea and inland transportation to site of erection including port clearances and insurance from warehouse to warehouse) 230kV substation extension equipment.

II)    Transmission Line

Design, manufacture, test, and supply, delivery to inland warehouses in Alamata of all materials required for about 141 km of a single Circuit 230kV, 3-phase, twin AACE “ASH” conductor, one optical fiber cable (OPGW) on self supporting, tapered configuration, vertical formation galvanized steel lattice towers with each leg having a separate footings of pad chimney concrete type, from Alamata substation to Mekele substation.

Only bidders, who have designed, manufactured and supplied transmission line materials and towers at 230kV voltage level or above will be considered qualified.

The project finance (foreign currency portion) shall be made available by the bidder as a grant or soft loan (Commercial Credit) from their respective government and/or financing institutions.

A technically qualified bid with attractive financing scheme and commercial offer shall be selected for contract negotiation and award.

The bid document in soft copy (C.D) can be collected against a non-refundable payment of Ethiopian Birr 1,000.00 (One Thousand Ethiopian Birr).


The Ethiopian Electric Power Corporation, Foreign Purchase
Division Head Office, De Gaulle Square
Tel. 251-11-156 00 27
Fax. 251-11-155 08 22
P.O. Box 1233
Addis Ababa

Bid documents will be available starting from December 18, 2008 at working days and time.

Site visit will be conducted from January 8-15, 2009 and pre-bid meeting will be held on January 18, 2009 at 14:00 hours local time (2:00 P.M.) at EEPCO club, Mexico Square.

Offers must be delivered to the address given above by the February 16, 2009 at or before 12:00 hours local time (12:00 A.M). Late bids will be rejected.

Offers will be opened in the presence of bidders/representatives who choose to attend on February 16, 2009 at 15:00 hours local time (3:00 P.M.) at EEPCO’s club, Mexico Square.

Ethiopian Electric Power Corporation


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