Bid No.


Issued By

Ethiopian Electric Power Corporation

Bid Doc. Price

Birr 1,000.00

Published Date

May 7, 2009

Opening Date

July 11, 2009


Bid Category




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

Project Name:  Koka-Dire Dawa 230 kV Power Transmission Project (Contract KDD-1)

Scope of Work:

The project consists of design, manufacture, test, supply to site of erection including sea and inland transportation, port clearances and insurance from warehouse to warehouse, civil work construction, erection, test and commissioning of the following:

Extension of the existing Koka 230 kV substation by two (2) 230 kV line bays with 230 kV, 15 MVAr shunt reactors and neutral compensating reactos on each line and extension of the 230 kv one half bus bar system.

Extending the existing Awash 7-Kilo substation by two (2) 230 kV line bays, two (2) 230/132 kV 125 MVA autotransformer bays, a double 230 kV bus bar.

One (1) complete 230/132/33/15kV substation at Hurso with two (2) 230/132kV 125 MVA autotransformer bays, six (6) 230kV line bays four of them with 230 kV, 10 and 15 MVAR shunt reactors plus neutral compensating reactors, 230kV double bus bar system with a 230 kV bus bar coupler bay, one 132/33/15kV, 50/25/25MVA ONAN/ONAF, 3-winding power transformer bay, two (2) 132kV outgoing line bays, 132kV single bus bar system, 33kV GIS and 15 kV AIS switchgears.

Testing and commissioning of RTU, Communication system, end-to-end test with LDC, configuration and updating of date base at LDC for all substations included under this contract.

Only bidders, who have designed, manufactured, erected and commissioned at 230kv transmission voltage level or above will be considered qualified. The project finance (foreign currency portion) shall be made available by the bidder as a soft loan or Buyer’s Credit form its respective government and/or financing institutions. 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).


EEPCO, Corporation Procurment & Accounting Team
Head Office, De Gaule Square
Tel. 251-11-156 00 27
Fax. 251-11-155 08 22
P.O. Box 1233
Addis Ababa

Bid documents will be available staring from May 11, 2009 on ward at working hours.

Site visit is scheduled for June 11-12, 2009 and pre-bid meeting will be held on June 15, 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 on July 11, 2009 at or before 12:00 hour’s 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 July 11, 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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