illegal electricity connections

Rwanda’s Electricity Access Rollout Project (EARP) has been awarded funding from Belgium Kingdom to improve access to electricity.In East Africa, the government of Rwanda has received a grant from Belgium within the framework of improving access to reliable on grid electricity services for households and public priority institutions.

Government intends to apply a portion of the funds to eligible payments under the contract for the supply of electrical material and accessories for power lines.

Bidding will be conducted in accordance with the law No 05/2013 of 13/02/2013 modifying and complementing the Law No 12/2007 of 27/03/2007 on public procurement.

Bidders may be eligible to receive a margin of preference: Lot A:10% for local material; Lot B and Lot C; 10% for local bidders, as well as in bid evaluation in compliance with the public procurement law (law no 12/2007 of 29/03/2007) as modified and completed to date.

Tender information for on grid electricity service

The tender is divided into 3 Lots:

  • Lot A: Poles and accessories
  • Lot B: Cables, conductors, insulators and accessories
  • Lot C: Transformers, LV distribution boxes and accessories

Tender documents in English may be obtained from the office of the procurement specialist of the project BE1EARP/BE2EARP, Kigali City Tower (KCT) 6th floor from 8:00am to 17:00pm.

To acquire the documents, the bidder will have to present proof of payment of a non-refundable fee of 30,000 Frw ($38) or equivalent in any freely convertible currency.

The amount is to be deposited into the following bank account:

Bank Name: National Bank of Rwanda (BNR) account name: RECO/EARP Counter Parts Funds and the account number is n° N° 100002327, Swift Code: BNRWRWRW

All three bids must be accompanied by a bid security issued by a bank, for: Lot A: 10,000 euros ($11); Lot B: 10,000 euros ($11); Lot C: 5,000 euros ($5,503).

The bid security shall be valid for a minimum of 30 days beyond the deadline of the extended validity period of the bid.

Tender submission

Bids are to be deposited at Kigali City Tower (KCT) 10th floor, at the address mentioned above, no later than 12th August 2016 at 10:00am Kigali local time, (8:00am GMT), in the following two ways:

  1. Bids must be printed and properly bound together and presented in four copies
  2. Secondly the bid documents must be supported with one non-rewritable CD

Please ensure that the outer envelope clearly indicates the tender name and number and note that electronic bidding will not be permitted.

Enquiries regarding this tender may be addressed to the RWANDA ENERGY GROUP (REG)/EDCL.

Attention: Head of Transaction Advisory and Procurement E-mail: procurement@edcl.reg.rw ; with copy to: BE1-EARP/BE2EARP Project Procurement Specialist

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