Bid No.

DSMP 00/2001

Issued By

Ethiopian Electric Power Corporation

Bid Doc. Price

Birr 300.00

Published Date

October 30, 2008

Opening Date

December 15, 2008


Bid Category

Procurement of Compact Fluorescent Lamps (CFL)



The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia
Electric Access Rural Expansion Project
Credit Number: 4200
Project ID Number: P097271
IFB: Title: Procurement of Compact Fluorescent
Lamps (CFL)

1.      This Invitation for Bids follows the General Procurement Notice for this project that appeared in Development Business, issue no. 679 of 16 May 2006.

2.      The Federal Democratic Government of Ethiopia has applied for a credit from the World Bank toward the cost of Demand side Management Program, and it intends to apply part of the proceeds of this credit to payments under the Contract for procurement of Compact Fluorescent Lamps tender no. DSMP 00/2001.

3.      The Ethiopian Electric Power Corporation now invites sealed bids from eligible and qualified bidders for the procurement of 2,802,000 II W, 1,672,000 15W, 38,000 20W Compact fluorescent Lamps, in one lot. Details with ratings are provided in the bid document.

4.      Bidding will be conducted though 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 from Eligible Source Countries as defined in the Guidelines.

5.      Interested eligible bidder may obtain further information from and inspect the Bidding Documents at the address below (address I) from 8:00 A.M. up to 5:00 P.M. from Monday to Friday.

6.      A margin of preference for eligible bidders supplying domestic manufactured goods shall be applied. Additional details are provided in the Bidding Documents.

7.      A 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 of ETB 300 or in USD 30 from the Ethiopian Electric Power Corporation. Procurement Division, Head Office. The method of payment shall be in cash or cashier’s cheque.

8.      The bidding document may also be sent by airmail or carrier service for overseas bidders who cover all carrier costs in addition to the above fee.

9.      Bids must be delivered to the address below (address 2) at or before 15 December, 2008 at 14:00 hrs LT. 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 Head Office employee club, Degualle Square on 15 December 2008 at 14:00 hrs LT. All bids must be accompanied by a bid security not less than ETB 1,000.000. (ETB One Million) or its equivalent amount in a freely convertible currency.

10.  The address referred to above is:

Address 1
Ethiopian Electric Power Corporation
Program Planning Office
Tel. _251-11-156 02 54
Fax. +251-11-157 40 71
Addis Ababa
Electronic mail address:
Address 2
Ethiopian Electric Power Corporation
Procurement Division
Head Office, Ground floor
Degualle Square
Fax. + 251-11-155-08 22
P.O. Box 1233
Addis Ababa
Ethiopian Electric Power Corporation


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