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The Gambia intends to build transmission infrastructure

Deadline date: 24 December 2018

The Republic of The Gambia has received funds for the design and build of transmission infrastructure between Brikama and Kotu.

The National Water and Electricity Company Limited (NAWEC) intends to initially select not more than six applicants for the contract for transmission infrastructure including, but not limited to 30 km of 225 kV transmission lines, 225 / 33 kV primary substations (including refurbishment/upgrades of nine existing secondary MV substations), and control system (including SCADA system and dispatching center) in the Great Banjul Area.

Selection criteria are the following:

  1. Access to liquid assets to meet cash flow requirements of $6 million
  2. Minimum average construction turnover for the last five years of $24 million
  3. Minimum 10 years general experience
  4. A minimum number of five similar contracts during the last 10 years for each of the following:
  • HV line of 225 kV or higher voltage
  • HV substations

It is expected that the Request for Proposals will be made in December 31st, 2018.

Interested eligible applicants may obtain further information from the National Water and Electricity Comp any Limited (NAWEC) at the address below during office hours 9:00 am – 16:00 pm.

A complete set of bidding documents in English may be purchased by interested applicants on submission of a written application to the address below and upon payment of a non-refundable fee of $300.

The method of payment will be electronic bank transfer to NAWEC bank account. The document will be sent by courier mail.


Applications for initial selection should be submitted in clearly marked envelopes and delivered to the address below by 12:00 pm on 24 December 2018.

The Managing Director

Attention: Mr. Demba Jallow – ProjectCoordinator

National Water & Electricity Company Limited,

53, MamadyManiyang Highway,

P.O. Box 609, Banjul

The Gambia

Tel: +220 4375990

Facsimile number: +2204375990

Email: info@nawec.gm / dembajallow@hotmail.com / sanyangf81@yahoo.com

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Babalwa Bungane
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