Democracy Republic of Ethiopia
Electricity access expansion project I
Credit number: 4200ET
Project ID number: P097271
IFB Title: Procurement of overhead line accessories
invitation for Bids follows the General Procurement Notice for this
Project that appeared in Development Business, issue No. 679 of 16
Federal Government of Ethiopia has received for a credit from the
International Development Association toward the cost of Electricity
access expansion project, and it intends to apply part of the
proceeds of this credit to payments under the Contract for
procurement of overhead line accessories tender No. EAEP 4/2000.
Ethiopian Electric Power Corporation now invites sealed bids from
eligible and qualified bidders for the procurement of different
types of overhead line accessories in one lot to four small items.
Including but not limited to 33 kV pins & nuts, u-channel cross arms
tie straps, collars pole caps, PG & suspension & nuts, earthing &
stay roads, insulated piercing camps & midspansion & dead-end clamps
suspension & dead-end hooks, bolt & nuts, earthing & stay roads,
insulated piercing clamps & midspan joins (for LV ABC cables).
will be conducted through the International Competitive Bidding
(ICB) procedures specified in the World Bank’s Guidelines:
Procurement under IBRD Loans and IDA Credits, and is open to all
bidders form Eligible Source Countries as defined in the Guidelines.
eligible bidders may obtain further information form and inspect the
Bidding Documents at the address below (address 1) from 8:00 AM up
to 5:00PM form Monday to Friday:
qualify for award of contract a bidder should demonstrate that its
average annual turnover for the last five years is equivalent to USD
16 million. A bidder should also demonstrate that (i) the
manufacturing facility has an ISO quality management certificate to
manufacture the specified goods, and that (ii) the bidder has
supplied at least two contracts similar in nature and equivalent to
the bid price in the past five years, A margin of preference for
certain goods manufactured domestically shall be applied.
complete set of Bidding Documents 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 300 or in USD 35 from the Ethiopian electric power corporation,
procurement division, head office. The method of payment shall be in
cash or cashier’s cheque.
bidding document may also be sent by airmail or carrier service for
overseas bidders who cover all carrier costs in addition to the
must be deliver to the Address 2 below at or before July 25, 2008.
14:00 hr. local time 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. Bids will be
opened at EEPCO Head office employee club, Degualle square on July
25, 2008 at 14:30 hr local time. All bids must be accompanied by a
Bid Security not less than 2% of the bid price.
address referred to above are:
Ethiopia Electric Power Corporation
Universal Electricity Access
Demble City Center, 11th
Floor, Room No.1113B
Tel.: +251-(0) 115-54 50 79
Fax: +251-(0) 115-15 29 55
Electronic mail address:
Address 2 Ethiopian Electric Power Corporation
Head Office, Ground floor, Room No. 001