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TANESCO invites bidders to develop coal power projects

Deadline date: 07 December 2018

Tanzania Electric Supply Company Ltd (TANESCO) intends to procure power generation from a set of Integrated Gasification Combined Cycle (IGCC) or superior technology coal-based power projects with total capacity of 600MW between 2018 and 2020.

Therefore, TANESCO presents this opportunity to prospective developers to undertake feasibility study, finance, build, own, operate and transfer coal power projects of a capacity not less than 150MW and not more than 300MW in one location.

Tendering will be conducted through International Competitive tendering procedures specified in Regulation 119 of the Public Procurement (Regulations– Government Notice 446 of 2013), and is open to all applicants as defined in the Regulations.

Prospective developers who have earlier expressed their interests to develop coal power projects by way of concept note, MoU or any other form and have submitted documents to TANESCO are advised to participate in this tendering process.

Interested applicants may obtain further information from and inspect the RFQ documents at the office of the Secretary TANESCO Tender Board, TANESCO Head Office, Umeme Park Building, Ground Floor, Room No. 4, Ubungo Area, along Morogoro Road, P.O. Box 9024 Dar es Salaam.

Documents may be obtained from 09:00hrs to 16.00hrs on Mondays to Fridays with an exception of public holidays.

Tel: +255 222 210 267/210 264

Email: sec.tenderboard@tanesco.co.tz / pmuoperations@tanesco.co.tz

A complete set of RFQ documents in English may be purchased by interested applicants on submission of a written application with contact details to the address given above and upon payment of a non-refundable fee of TZS 200,000 ($87) or equivalent amount in freely convertible currency excluding bank charges.

Payment should be made through National Microfinance Bank Account payable to TANESCO upon receipt of reference number from TANESCO Head Office or Regional Offices for local applicants.

For foreign applicants, payment shall be made through the following accounts:

Currency Bank Account SWIFT Code
1 EURO CRDB Bank 19J1043011100 CORUTZ
2 USD CRDB Bank 02J1043011100 CORUTZ
3 USD CITI Bank 0100235021 CITITZTZ



All applications submitted in one (1) original plus five (5) copies, properly filled in, and enclosed in plain envelopes must be delivered to the address Secretary TANESCO Tender Board, Umeme Park Building, Morogoro Road, Ubungo Area, Ground Floor Room No. 04 P. O. Box 9024 Dar es Salaam at or before 10:30am on Friday 07 December 2018.

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Babalwa Bungane
Babalwa Bungane is the content producer for ESI Africa - Clarion Events Africa. Babalwa has been writing for the publication for over five years. She also contributes to sister publications; Smart Energy International and Power Engineering International. Babalwa is a social media enthusiast.