INVITATION TO BID

Bid No.

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Issued By

Ethiopian Electric Power Corporation

Bid Doc. Price

Birr 1,900

Published Date

July 2, 2008

Opening Date

August 14, 2008

Remarks

Bid Category

Distribution Materials

Description

 
 

Section I
Invitation for Bids
ETHIOPIA
UNIVERSAL ELECTRICITY ACCESS PROGRAM
EXTENSION OF THE NATIONAL
POWER GRID TO AFAR REGION
SUPPLY OF DISTRIBUTION MATERIALS AND VEHICLES
Date of Issuance of IFB: 2nd July 2008

1.      The Federal Government of Ethiopia has secured financing from the Kuwait fund for Arab Economic Development in various currencies towards the cost of Extension of the National Power Grid to Afar Regional and intends to apply part of the proceeds of the loan to cover eligible payments under the contract for the supply of Distribution materials. Bidding is open to all bidders from eligible countries for the procurement of goods.

2.      The Ethiopian Electric Power Corporation (EEPCO) (hereinafter referred to as “ the purchaser”) now invites sealed bids from eligible countries to participate for any or all of the following.

Lot 1 Supply of Concrete Poles
Lot 2 Supply of Distribution Transformers
Lot 3 Supply of Conductors
Lot 4 Supply of Overhead Line
          Accessories
Lot 5 Supply of Street Light Materials
Lot 6 Supply of Cross Arms
Lot 7 Supply of 33 KV Insulators
Lot 8 Supply of Medium and Low Voltage
          Switchgear

3.      Tendering will be by International Competitive Bidding (ICB) procedures taking into consideration the Kuwait fund for Arab Economic Development rules of procedures for procurement of goods and services. Only bidders from countries which are not subject to boycott under the regulations in force in the state of Kuwait are eligible to bid. All goods and auxiliary services to be supplied must have origin from countries which are not subject to boycott under the regulations in force in the state of Kuwait.

4.      Interested eligible Bidders may obtain further information from and inspect the bidding documents at the office of:

Ethiopian Electric Power Corporation
Degualee Square,
Procurement Division Head Office Ground Floor
Tel. ++251-11-156 01 48
 Fax ++251-11-155 08 22

 P.O. Box 1233
Addis Ababa
 Ethiopia

Attention: Mr. Nejemedin Mohamed
Manager, Foreign Procurement Division

5.      The bid documents shall be available from EEPCO on 2nd July 2008 and a complete set of bidding documents may be purchased by any interested eligible Bidding documents may be purchased by any interested eligible Bidder from the above office upon payment of a non-refundable fee of 1,900 Birr (One Thousand Nine Hundred Birr only) in local currency or its equivalent in a freely convertible currency.

6.      Only Bidder that purchase the bid documents will be considered eligible to submit bids.

7.      All bids must be accompanied by a bid security in the amount of the equivalent of US$ 180,000 (One Hundred and Eighty Thousand dollars US) in a freely convertible currency in one of the following forms:

A Fund guarantee or irrevocable letter of credit issued directly by a reputable Fund and counter guaranteed by the Commercial Fund of Ethiopia, in the form provided in the bidding documents.

A cashier’s or certified check.

8        Bids must be delivered to the above office on or before 11:30 hours, local time on August 14, 2008.

9        Bids will be opened in the presence of bidders /representatives who choose to attend at 14:30 hrs local time on August 14, 2008 at EEPCO Club Hall, Mexico Square, Addis Ababa-Ethiopia

10    The Ethiopian Power Corporation reserves the right to reject all or part of this bid.

ETHIOPIA ELECTRIC POWER CORPORATION

   

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