In Egypt, the Sawiris Foundation for environmental development (SFED), is seeking the supply, delivery, installation, commissioning, maintenance, and after-sales services for a solar photovoltaic (PV) system (Lot 1) as well as 1,700 LED bulbs (Lot 2).
The installation will take place at the Theodor Bilharz Research Institute (TBRI), Corniche El-Nil, Warraq District, Giza, Egypt, over a 90-day period.
Contractors will be expected to supply the following:
Lot 1: Installing and commissioning of grid-connected PV Solar system, producing a total not less than 51KWp.
Lot 2: Supplying the total of 1,700 LED Bulbs to maintain existing lighting level for each space, resulting in an approximate 78% energy savings.
The tenderer may submit a tender for one lot, or for both lots. Each lot shall be submitted in a separate sealed envelope.
The supplies must comply fully with the technical specifications set out in the tender dossier (technical annex) and conform in all respects with the drawings, quantities, models, samples, measurements and other instructions.
The supplies must be accompanied by an additional ‘lot’ consisting of spare parts and/or consumables. The unit price / overall price of spare parts will not influence the evaluation of the tenders, except where they vary substantially between the tenders received.
Lists of spare parts must be drawn up by tenderers on the basis of their professional experience and the expected places of use.
Sawiris Foundation: deadlines to note
Deadline for requesting clarifications from the Contracting Authority for the solar PV installation is 3 May 2016, 3:00pm (local time).
Deadline for requesting clarifications from the Contracting Authority for the LED bulbs is 3 May, 2016 at 3:00pm (local time).
Procurement of goods
Unless otherwise provided in the contract, all goods purchased under the contract must originate in a Member State of the European Union or in a country or territory of the regions covered and/or authorised by the specific instruments applicable to the programme specified in the clause below:
Clause: “Participation is open to all legal persons participating either individually or in a grouping (consortium) of tenderers, which are established in a Member State of the European Union or in a country or territory of the regions covered and/or authorised by the specific instruments applicable to the programme under which the contract is financed. For lot no. (1), all goods supplied under this contract must originate in one or more of these countries. Participation is also open to international organisations. Participation of natural persons is directly governed by the specific instruments applicable to the programme under which the contract is financed. For lot no. (2), goods may originate from any country.”
Submitting your tender
All correspondence and documents related to the tender exchanged by the tenderer and the Contracting Authority must be written in the language of the procedure, which is English.
If the supporting documents are not written in one of the official languages of the European Union, a translation into the language of the call for tender must be attached.
Where the documents are in an official language of the European Union other than English, it is strongly recommended to provide a translation into English, to facilitate evaluation of the documents.
All tender documentation must be received by no later than 24 May 2016, 3:00pm (local time).
8 El-Hamayda St., 6th Floor, near Warraq Police Station,
Corniche El-Nil, Warraq District, Giza, Egypt
All tenders must be submitted in one original, marked ‘original’, and three copies signed in the same way as the original and marked ‘copy’.
In view of environmental considerations, copies should be in double side printing, using degradable material for folders, presentations, etc.
Tenderers must submit offers in one sealed envelope including technical offer and financial offers.
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