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Burkina Faso: Gov seeks to construct transmission lines

Deadline date: 01 March 2019

The government of Burkina Faso has obtained a loan from the World Bank for the financing of the Power Sector Support Project (PASEL), and intends to use part of these funds to make payments for the following works

  • Lot 1: Construction of the 225kV line Pâ-Diébougou
  • Lot 2: Construction of the 225kV Ziniaré – Kaya line

The execution date of the work after the notification of the service order is fourteen months maximum for each lot.

The call for tenders will be in accordance with the procedures of the International Competitive Bidding (ICB) defined in the Directives: Procurement, Works and Services (Non-Consulting Services) Procurement by Borrowers of the World Bank in IBRD Loans and Credits and Gifts, January 2011- revised July 2014.

Candidates must meet the following minimum qualification criteria:

  • Have an average business turnover during the last five (05) years (2013 to 2017) equivalent to at least $6 million for each of the spots.
  • Have a credit line of $2 million for each lot.
  • Have completed at least two (2) contracts of a minimum amount of $3,000,000 of the same nature and complexity comparable to the work covered by this contract during the last five (05) years, namely the construction of an electrical line of at least 132kV.
  • Have an authorisation from the equipment manufacturer as well as a certificate of origin, in particular:
  1. Phase conductors;
  2. Fiber optic cable;
  3. Aluminum guard wire;
  4. Uninsulated junction boxes for CFGO;
  5. Anchor sleeves and alignment clamps;
  6. The grounding cable;
  7. Pylons and angles;
  8. Bolts;
  9. Insulators.

Candidates interested and meeting the participation criteria may obtain further information and examine tender documents at the following address:

National Electricity Company of Burkina (SONABEL)

55 Avenue de la Nation,

01 BP 54 – Ouagadougou 01- Burkina Faso Faso

Secretariat Department of Markets, 3rd floor

Tel: (+226) 25 30 61 00

Fax: (+226) 25 31 03 40

Email: blandine.kabore@sonabel.bf and copy oger.dipama@sonabel.bf

Tenders must be submitted to SONABEL at the address provided above no later than 01 March 2019 at 9:00 GMT.

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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.