MINISTRY OF ENERGY
STATE SECRETARIAT FOR ECONOMIC AFFAIRS (EMBASSY OF SWITZERLAND)
GHANA ELECTRICITY SECTOR SUPPORT PROJECT (GESSP/GEDAP III)
SPECIFIC PROCUREMENT NOTICE/INTERNATIONAL COMPETITIVE BIDDING/(GEDAP3/GESSP/NEDCo/GI/2018/01)
SUPPLY AND INSTALLATION (UPGRADE) OF DISTRIBUTION NETWORKS
UNDER NEDCo GRID INTENSIFICATION IN THE UPPER EAST AND UPPER WEST OPERATIONAL AREAS
The Government of Ghana has received a grant from the Government of the Swiss Confederation through the State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO) toward the cost of the Ghana Electricity Sector Support Project and intends to apply part of the proceeds toward payments under the Contract for Supply and Installation (Upgrade) of Distribution Networks under NEDCo Grid Intensification in the Upper East and Upper West Operational Areas.
The GEDAP Secretariat now invites sealed Bids from eligible Bidders for Supply and Installation (Upgrade) of Distribution Networks under NEDCo Grid Intensification in the Upper East and Upper West Operational Areas. The works comprise the strengthening/extension of some existing 34.5kV network, construction/upgrade of some existing 11.5kV network, the extension/upgrade of some LV distribution network, upgrade/injection of transformers and installation of new service connections in the Upper East and Upper West Operational Areas of NEDCo in Ghana as follows:
Upper East Region
Upper West Region
Nature of Activities
The detailed scope of work in all the locations shall in general cover, notwithstanding anything else contained in the document, necessary detailed design or design-modification, manufacture/assembly, arrangement for inspection, testing at the supplier’s works before dispatch, packing for export, transportation/dispatch and insurance, off-loading at the destination, supply and delivery at the site, preconstruction site survey and investigations, foundation work, earthing, complete erection and installation, finishing, testing at the site, commissioning, and setting to work and maintenance activities for the specified period.
The time for completion of all the facilities will be Fifteen (15) Months from the contract effective date.
To be eligible for Award of Contract, Bidders shall provide satisfactory evidence to the Employer of their eligibility and of their capability and adequacy of resources to carry out the contract effectively.
Bidding will be conducted through international competitive procurement using a Request for Bids (RFB) as specified in internationally recognized “Procurement Regulations” and is open to all eligible Bidders.
Interested eligible Bidders may obtain further information and inspect the bidding document during office hours 0900 to 1600 hours at the address given below:
The Project Coordinator
Ministry of Energy Annex, Room 129A, 1st Floor
State Enterprises Commission Building, Ministrites, Accra
(Location: Pension Drive Road, Pyramid Close, near SSNIT Pension House, Accra)
Telephone: +233-(0)302 904468
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org,email@example.com; firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com
The bidding document in English may be purchased by interested eligible Bidders upon the submission of a written application to the address below and upon payment of a nonrefundable fee of US$250 (for foreign bidders) or GHS1,140 (for local bidders). The method of payment will be by cash or wire transfer. The document may be collected by hand at the address above for local bidders and sent by email to foreign bidders upon receipt of payment to a designated account below:
Account Name : GHANA ENERGY DEVELOPMENT AND ACCESS PROJECT
Account Number : 1134454989702
Bank Name and Address: ECOBANK GHANA LIMITED, HEAD OFFICE, RIDGE, ACCRA, GHANA
Swift Code : ECOCGHAC
Branch : REINSURANCE HOUSE
Correspondent Bank : CITIBANK N.A., 111 WALL STREET, NEW YORK N.Y. 10043, USA
Bids must be delivered to the address below on or before 10:00 hours on 21stAugust 2018. Electronic bidding will not be permitted. Late Bids will be rejected. Bids will be publicly opened in the presence of the Bidders’ designated representatives and anyone who chooses to attend at the address below at 10.00 Hours GMT on 21st August 2018.
All Bids must be accompanied by a bank Bid Security in an amount of US$150,000.
The address for delivery of bids and for Bid Opening is:
Ministry of Energy
2nd Floor, Conference Room 210
Ministries (near SSNIT Pension House)
P. O. Box SD 40, Accra
Attn.: The Project Coordinator (GEDAP)