Bid No.


Issued By

Ethiopian Electric Power Corporation

Bid Doc. Price

Birr 1,000.00

Published Date

February 12, 2009

Opening Date

April 31, 2009


Bid Category




The Ethiopian Electric Power Corporation (EEPCO) (hereinafter referred to as the Corporation) issues this notice of invitation to bid:

Project Name: 230kV Metu-Gambella Power
                       Transmission  Project (Contract-


Design, manufacture, test, supply, delivery to selected main stores of erection site (Metu), sea and inland transportation to site of erection including port clearances and insurance from warehouse to warehouse) 230kV substation electromechanical equipments for Metu and Gambella substations.

Only bidders, who have designed, manufactured and supplied transmission line materials and towers at 230kV voltage level or above will be considered Qualified.

Project finance


The bidders shall provide financial offer one with financing proposal as soft loan, supplier’s/Buyer’s Credit form its respective government and/or financing institution.


Bidders shall provide financial offer assuming that EECPO will arrange the project finance.

Bidders shall have the right to provide option-I and/or option-II

EEPCO Shall have the right to decide on the better option.

A technically qualified bid with attractive financing scheme and commercial offer shall be selected 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 Gaul Square
Tel. 251-11-156 00 27
Fax. 251-11 155 08 22
P.O. Box 1233
Addis Ababa

Bid documents will be available starting from 12 February 2009 at working days and time.

Site visit will be conducted form March 13-22, 2009 and pre-bid meeting will be held on March 23, 2009 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 April 31, 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 April 31, 2009 at 15:00 hours local time (3:00 P.M) at EEPCo’s club Mexico Square.

Ethiopian Electric Power Corporation (EEPCO)


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