Bid No.


Issued By

Ethiopian Electric Power Corporation

Bid Doc. Price

See detail below

Published Date

November 11, 2008

Opening Date

January 13, 2009


Bid Category

Power Transmission Project



The Ethiopian Electric Power Corporation (EEPCO) (hereinafter referred to as the Corporation) issued this notice of invitation to bid: Project Name: Gibe II-Wolaita II 400kV Power Transmission Project (Transmission line Contract GIIW-2)


The scope of the project comprises design, manufacture, test, supply, delivery to site (sea and inland transportation to site of erection including port clearances and insurance form warehouse to warehouse), erection, test and commissioning of about 119 km of a single circuit 400Kv line from the existing Gibe II substation to the new Woliaita II substation with OPGW having the following details:-

            Line structures including footings,
            Line structure earthing,
            Conductors, insulators and fittings;
            Optical fire core shield wires and fittings;
            Galvanized steel shield wires and fittings;
            Special towers as required,
            Factory testes on the above,
            Supply and erection of the above.
            Site tests, commissioning testes and test on completion of   
            the above;

Only bidders, who have designed, manufactured and supplied transmission line materials and towers at 400kV voltage level ior above will be considered qualified.

The bidder is required to arrange a financing Scheme (the foreign currency portion) as soft loan, supplier’s/Buyer’s Credit from its respective government and/or financing institutions, for execution of the project under consideration.

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

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

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

Bid document will be available staring from November 13, 2008 at working days and time.

Site visit will be conducted from December 10/11/2008 and pre-bid meeting will be held on December 12, 2008 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 January 13, 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 January 13, 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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