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Burkina Faso: construction of two substations

Burkina Faso has received funding from the OPEC Fund for International Development (OFID) to cover the cost of the Project for the Extension and Strengthening of Electrical Networks (PERREL), and intends to allocate part of the proceeds to contract payments for interconnection work 132 kV Zano-Koupéla, divided into two lots as follows:

  • Lot 1: Construction of the 134 kV Zano-Koupéla line;
  • Lot 2: Extension of the 132 kV substation in Zano and construction of a 132/33 kV substation in Koupéla.

The National Electricity Company of Burkina (SONABEL) intends to select companies for the realisation of these jobs.

The time limit for completion of the work should not exceed 14 months for both lots.

Burkina Faso tender information

Interested candidates may obtain further information and consult the tender documents to the National Electricity Company of Burkina (SONABEL) (whose address is given below) between 08:30am and 12 o’clock and from 13:30pm to 16:00pm local time (UTC).

Interested candidates may purchase a full set of the tender dossier in French at the fixed price and 250,000 CFA francs ($448) per lot, in cash or by certified check from the Caisse du Siege on the first floor to the address indicated below, or by bank transfer to the account N ° BF 074 01 001 000001300201 96 opened to SOCIÉTÉ GÉNÉRALE BURKINA FASO on behalf of NATIONAL SOCIETY OF ELECTRICITY OF BURKINA.

The tender dossier in hard copy may be withdrawn at the address specified below on presentation of the proof of settlement.

Candidates who wish to do so may obtain the electronic version of the application by written request to the address given below.

Acceptance of any application will depend on the purchase of the application; also a copy of the purchase receipt or proof of transfer will be attached to the offer.


The tenders submitted in one original and four copies in accordance with the instructions to tenderers, accompanied by a tender security of 80 million CFA francs for each lot and must be deposited in a sealed envelope at the address below 12 December 2017 at 09h00 and shall be clearly marked “Invitation to tender for the execution of the work Zano-Koupéla interconnection – Name (s) and number (s) of the lot (s).”

The address for delivery of bids is as follows:

Attention to the Director General

National Electricity Company of Burkina (SONABEL)

55, avenue de la Nation, Porte n ° 214

Office: 3rd floor, door n ° 88 – 01 BP 54 Ouagadougou 01

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Babalwa Bungane
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