Kenya – Tanzania Power Interconnection Project

Type : Tender ( IFB ) 

 

Category : Energy & Electricity , Other Energy & Elec services

Ref No : KETRACO/PT/017/2014-PA/001 /2015/HQ/W/49

By : KETRACO & TANESCO

Closing : Wed, Sep 09, 2015 10:00

Eligibility :  East African Community

 

KETRACO & TANESCO

THE REPUBLIC OF KENYA AND THE UNITED REPUBLIC OF TANZANIA

Invitation for Bids (IFB)

Date: 10th July 2015

IFB No: KETRACO/PT/017/2014-PA/001 /2015/HQ/W/49

The Governments of Republic of Kenya (GoK) and the United Republic of Tanzania (GoT) have applied for financing from the African Development Fund (ADF) and the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) in various currencies towards the cost of Kenya – Tanzania Power Interconnection Project. It is intended that part of the proceeds of this financing will be applied to eligible payments under the contracts for Plant Design, Supply, Construction, Installation and Commissioning of a total of 510 km, 400kV Double Circuit Overhead HVAC Transmission Line Project with the following subcomponents:

Lot Number: Kenya-Kl

Description of Goods: 400 kV Double Circuit Overhead HVAC Transmission Line (Isinya -Namanga)

Quantity: 96 km

Bid Security: US$ 420,000 or Equivalent

Lot Number: Tanzania – Tl

Description of Goods: 400 kV Double Circuit Overhead HVAC Transmission Line (Singida – Babati)

Quantity: 150 km

Bid Security: US$ 650,000 or Equivalent

Lot Number: Tanzania – T2

Description of Goods: 400 kV Double Circuit Overhead HVAC Transmission Line (Babati – Arusha)

Quantity: 150 km

Bid Security: US$ 650,000 or Equivalent

Lot Number: Tanzania – T3

Description of Goods: 400 kV Double Circuit Overhead HVAC Transmission Line (Arusha – Namanga)

Quantity: 114 km

Bid Security: US$ 650,000 or Equivalent

2. The Kenya Electricity Transmission Company Ltd (KETRACO) and the Tanzania Electric Supply Company Ltd (TANESCO) now invite sealed Bids from eligible Bidders for the construction and completion of 510 km – 400 kV Double Circuit Overhead HVAC Transmission Line Project subcomponents (hereinafter called “the Facilities”). International Competitive Bidding (iCB) method with “Singh Stage” Bidding Procedures wiH be followed in accordance with the Bank’s Rules and Procedures for Procurement of Goods and Works.

3.  Interested eligible bidders may obtain further information from the Joint Project Coordination Unit at the address:

Kenya-Tanzania Power Interconnection Project Office,

Attn: Mr. Khalid R. James, Joint Project Coordinator (JPC),

TANESCO HQ-Ubungo Plaza Building, Ubungo-Morogoro Road, 1st Floor,

P.O. Box 9024 Dar Es Salaam, TANZANIA,

Tel: +255 736 50 16 49

E-mail:   khalid.james@tanesco.co.tz.

cc. bmuchilwa@ketraco.co.ke

    jmativo@ketraco.co.ke

The Bidding Documents will be posted on the Websites of KETRACO (www.ketraco.co.ke) and TANESCO (www.tanesco.co.tz) and will be available for inspection at the office of:

 

Address I. Kenya Office:

Head of Supply Chain Management,

Kenya Electricity Transmission Company (KETRACO) Ltd -Head Office,

2nd floor, Capitol Hill Square, Upper Hill,

P. O. Box 34942-00100,

Nairobi, Kenya.

 

Fax:+254 20 4956010

Address II. Tanzania Office:

Secretary, Tender Board,

 

Tanzania Electric Supply Company (TANESCO) Ltd – Head Office,

Umeme Park Building, Ubungo-Morogoro Road,

Procurement Management Unit,

Ground Floor, Room No. G.15,

P. O. Box 9024, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

Fax: +255 (0) 22 2451 145/60

4. A complete set of Bidding Documents may be purchased by interested bidders upon submission of a written application to the above said Executing Agencies (KETRACO & TANESCO) as indicated under paragraph 3 (Address I & Address II respectively, and upon payment of a non­refundable fee of KSh. 1,000 or equivalent in any freely convertible currency(ies) in Kenya and TSh. 150,000 or equivalent in any freely convertible currency(ies) in Tanzania. The method of payment will be Direct payment in cash at the Addresses I & II. TANESCO will however, make arrangements for electronic receipt of payments. The Banking details will be posted on the TANESCO website.

5. The provisions in the Instructions to Bidders and in the General Conditions are the provisions of the African Development Bank Standard Bidding Document for Procurement of Plant Design, Supply, and Installation.

6. Bids must be delivered to the following offices at or before 10:00 a.m. East Africa Local Time not laler than 9th September 2015 and must be accompanied by a security amount indicated inv paragraph 1 above, and will be opened immediately thereafter.

Lot K1, Kenya Component:

Attention: Company Secretary,

                Address I

Lots Tl, T2 and T3, Tanzania Components:

Attention: Secretary, Tender Board

                Address II

Managing Director

Kenya Electricity Transmission  Company Ltd    

(KETRACO)       

Managing Director

Tanzania Electric Supply Company Ltd

(TANESCO)         

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