Bid No.

EAEP 3/2001

Issued By

Ethiopian Electric Power Corporation

Bid Doc. Price

Birr 400.00

Published Date

August 14, 2009

Opening Date

September 25, 2009


Bid Category

Procurement of Electronic Energy Maters



The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia
Electricity Access (Rural) Expansion Project I
Credit number: 4200ET
Project ID Number: P097271
IFB Title: Procurement of Electronic Energy Maters

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 Government of Ethiopia has received 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 Supply of Electronic Energy Meters.

3.      The Ethiopian Electric Power Corporation (EEPCo) now invites sealed bids from eligible and qualified bidders for the supply of electronic energy meters in the following two Lots.

Lot No.

Final Delivery Destination

Number of Meters

1- Phase

3 – Phase


Addis Ababa







4.      Bidding 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 from Eligible Sources Countries as defined in the Guidelines.

5.      Interested eligible bidders may obtain further information from Ethiopian Electric Power Corporation/ Electricity Access (Rural) Project I Mr. Semere Assabie, project Manager, e-mail, and inspect the Bidding Documents at the address given below 09:00 a.m. to 05:00 p.m.

6.      A margin of preference for certain goods manufactured domestically 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 and upon payment of a non-refundable fee ETB 400 or in USD 30 for the Ethiopian Electric Power Corporation, Foreign Procurement Division and UEAP Office starting from 14 August 2009. The method of payment shall be in cash or casher’s cheque.

8.      Bids must be delivered to the address below at or before September 25, 2009, 2:00 p.m. 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 the address before on September 25, 2009 at 2:30 p.m. All bids must be accompanied by a Bid Security in Ethiopian Birr in the following amounts or equivalent in a freely convertible currency

Lot No.

Final Destination

Bid Security, ETB


Addis Ababa





9.      The address referred to above is:

Ethiopian Electric Power Corporation
Foreign Procurement Division UEAP Office
Dembel City Center Room 1115B
11th Floor,
Tel. +251-11-5520688
Fax +251-11-5544141
Addis Ababa


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