Bid No.


Issued By

Rural Electrification Executive Secretariat

Bid Doc. Price

Birr 30.00

Published Date

December 2, 2008

Opening Date

January 1, 2009


Bid Category

Solar Home System



Reference No.: REF/G/02/08
(Credit No. 3712.ET)

1.      The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia has received a credit from the International Development Association toward the cost of Energy Access Project and it intends to apply part of the proceeds of this credit to payments under the Contract for Procurement of Solar Home Systems.

2.      The Rural Electrification Executive Secretariat now invites sealed bids from eligible and qualified bidders for Procurement of:

Lot One: Solar Home System for Nega Jima Electrification Cooperative

      Type 1: 7 WP System # 10 units
      Type 2: 10 WP System # 14 units
      Type 3: 20 WP System # 20 units

Total Number of System required 44 units

Lot two: Solar Home System for Burka Babo Kawe Rural Electrification Cooperative.

      Type 1: 10WP System #127 units
      Type 2: 20WP System #30 units

Total Number of Systems required 157 units

3.      Qualifications requirements include: Domestic suppliers must attach VAT registration certificate with their offer.

4.      A compete set of bidding documents in English may be purchased by interested bidders on the submission of a written application to the address below upon payment of a non-refundable fee of ETB 30.00 (Thirty Ethiopian Birr) (Monday-Friday) 8:30 A.M. to 12:00 A.M. and 1:30 P.M. to 5:00 P.M. starting from December 1, 2008. Payment can be done in cash at the address below or though certified cheque on the name of the Rural Electrification Fund.

5.     Bids must be delivered to the address below at or before 3:00 PM January 1, 2009.
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 at the address below at 9:30 PM local time on January 1, 2009. All bids must be accompanied by a Bid Security not less than 2% of the bid price.

6.      The address referred to above is:

Ministry of Mines and Energy
Rural Electrification Executive Secretariat
From Mexico to Sar Bet, around
300 meters, Opposite to Mexico Shell Fuel Filling station
Rural Electrification Fund, Procurement Officer
Tel. 251-5668655 Or 655 86 54
Fax. 251-151 78 74
P.O. Box 8063
Addis Ababa


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