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Mozambique: Bidders invited to install solar PV mini-grids

Deadline date: 21 December 2018

Under the efforts of the government of Mozambique to increase access to electricity in rural areas, FUNAE – Fundo de Energia intends to electrify the villages of Matchedje, Ngapa and Calanga-Chécua through solar PV mini-grids, providing basic electricity services in order to improve the welfare in the communities.

The approach will be off-grid and will consist in PV generation, storage, medium and low voltage distribution lines, as well as street lights.

The sites for the construction of the mini-grids PV system are presented in the following table:

Description Province District Administrative post Village capacity
Lot 1 Niassa Sanga Madjedje Matchedje 200kWp
Lot 2 Cabo Delgado Mueda Ngapa Ngapa 200kWp
Lot 3 Maputo Manhiça Calanga Chécua 60kWp


FUNAE now invites qualified bidders to submit sealed bids. It is not mandatory to participate in all the lots.

Tender documents are available in the address indicated below from 20 November 2018 between 07:30 am and 15:30 pm, under a non-reimbursable payment of MT 1,500 ($) or its equivalent amount in a freely convertible currency.

The bids must be written in Portuguese.


Bids must be delivered physically to the address indicated below by 21 December 2018 at 13:30pm local time.


FUNAE – Fundo de Energia

Rua da Imprensa, Nº 256, porta 610 – 618

Contact: +258 21304717/21304720

E-mail: ugea@funae.co.mz

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Babalwa Bungane
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