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Ethiopian Electric Power (EEP) is interested to select potential and experienced international private developers or consortium through an international competitive bidding process to finance, develop , own and operate Built Operate and Transfer (BOT) bases for Birbir stage 1 and 2 cascade 564MW hydroelectric power project.

EEP will enter into a long-term Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with the successful bidders for the entire capacity and electrical output of the projects.

The bidders’ scope of works include; gathering additional site investigation information as required, design, construct, supply, install, test and commission, own and operate the hydroelectric power project.

Tender information

The bidders are invited to submit their bids, which will be evaluated to select the bidder with least bid price / tariff charges offer and who demonstrate to have experience and capacity to finance, develop and operate the hydro power projects.

All bids must accompanied by a bid security equal to $3,000,000.

Bids must be delivered to the address below on or before 11 May 2018 at 2:00 pm local time. Electronic bidding will not be permitted.

A complete set of bidding documents have been available from March 12, 2018 against payment receipt of non-refundable fee of ETB 5,000 ($181) from the Ethiopian Electric power, procurement office, at head office, by submitting request letter from the bidder.

The method of payment shall be in cash or cashier’s cheque.

The address referred to above is:

Ethiopian Electric Power

Attention to: Mr. Tesfaye Tamirat

Director, EEP Procurement, Logistics and Warehouses

Located around AAU College of Commerce,

Behind Awash International Bank Head Quarter

Procurement office, Ground Floor, Room number 01

Tel. +251-115-580597/0781

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

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