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Zanzibar: Gov invites bids for solar street lighting works

Deadline date: 13 December 2018

The Ministry of Finance and Planning in Zanzibar invites sealed bids from eligible bidders for the installation of solar street lighting works and landscaping and other associated works, include the following:

  • Electrical works – lights, solar panels, poles, battery, controller, distribution pillars, cabling and earthing works;
  • Civil works – excavation, pole base, battery chambers and improvement of median strip;
  • Landscape works – trees, shrub and ground covers and pedestrian walkways.

Qualification requirements

  • Experience as a specialist electrical engineering contractor, with proven past experience of not less than ten (10) years working on either of; solar street lighting, road lighting installations and associated Landscaping works and civil works.

Have also installed at least two contracts of similar nature and complexity in the last five years

  • Minimum average annual turnover of TZS12,000,000,000 ($52 million) or equivalent in a freely convertible currency calculated as total certified payments received for contracts in progress or completed, within the last five years.
  • Minimum amount of liquid assets and/or credit facilities net of other contractual commitments of TZS 2,600, 000,000 ($1,130,440) or equivalent in a freely convertible currency

Interested eligible bidders may obtain further information from and inspect the bidding documents at the office of The Project Management team (ZUSP-PMT) office, Ministry of Finance and Planning, First Floor Sea View Wing, off– Nyerere Road (Behind the High Court), Office of the Project Procurement Officer, P.O. Box 874 Vuga –Zanzibar; from 07:30 to 15:30 hours local time, Monday to Friday.

Tel: +255 024-2235128, +255 024 2231171

Fax: +255 024.2235129

Email: zuspbackup2017@gmail.com

A complete set of bidding documents in English may be purchased by interested bidders on the submission of a written application to the address below and upon payment of non-refundable fee of TZS300,000 ($130) or its equivalent in freely convertible currency for each set, payable to the following account number:

Bank name: Peoples Bank of Zanzibar

Branch name: Forodhani branch

Account name: Ministry of Finance Revenue account

Account number: 021101000176


Bids must be delivered to the address given below on or before 10:00 am on Thursday 13 December 2018.

Principal Secretary

Ministry of Finance and Planning

Attention: Project Coordinator

Zanzibar Urban Services Project

P.O BOX 874

Ground Floor

Vuga Street


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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.