State-owned power company, Kenya Electricity Generating Company Limited (KenGen) is seeking consultancy services for upscaling of its geothermal spa.

In 2013, KenGen constructed a geothermal spa, consisting of a swimming pool using hot water from the geothermal wells, to showcase direct uses of geothermal energy.

The company now desires that the geothermal spa becomes self-sustaining in its operations.

Therefore the company wishes to engage an eligible firm to upscale the spa’s products and services as well as to attract more visitors.

Tender information for the geothermal spa

The scope work and services for the consultancy will include, but not limited to, the following:

  1. Carry out a survey of the existing facility and its operations within the Olkaria Geothermal area.
  2. Develop a viable financial model and business plan for the facility which must include an elaborate marketing strategy and investment alternatives.
  3. Investment opportunities should capture facilities necessary to host conferences, equipped reception halls to accommodate the ever increasing number of visitors to site and others as per this study.
  4. Advise the client on additional services and products that can be introduced and developed to obtain maximum utilisation of the facility.

Clarifications

Interested individuals may request for clarification on this qualification for up to seven days before submission date.

Any request for clarification must be sent in writing by paper, mail, facsimile or electronic mail to: Geothermal Development Director

Kenya Electricity Generating Company Limited

Kolobot Road, Parklands, Stima Plaza ,Phase III,

P.O. BOX47936-00100 GPO Nairobi,

Kenya

Email: tenders@kengen.co.ke and copied to arotich@kengen.co.ke; pmangi@kengen.co.ke; igesaka@kengen.co.ke.

Submissions

Submission of the prequalification documents made in English must be submitted in a plain sealed envelope clearly marked on the outer envelope “CONFIDENTIAL -KGN-GDD-011- 2017- EXPRESSION OF INTEREST (EOI) FOR PROCUREMENT OF CONSULTANCY SERVICES FOR UPSCALING OF GEOTHERMAL” and addressed to:

The Company Secretary and Legal Affairs Director, Kenya Electricity Generating Company Limited 10th Floor,

KenGen Pension Phase II, Kolobot Road, Parklands,

Stima Plaza ,Phase III

P.O. BOX 47936-00100 GPO Nairobi, Kenya

Bidders should submit one original and two copies of the EOI on before 16 March 2017 at 10h00 hours.

The Expression of Interest can also be viewed and downloaded from the website www.kengen.co.ke or www.suppliers.treasury.go.ke

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