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Egypt: bidders invited for wind farm project

In Egypt, the New and Renewable Energy Authority (NREA) has received a loan from the European Investment Bank – EIB, Agence Française de Développement (AFD), and KfW towards the cost of the Wind Farm Gulf of Suez 1 project.

This international invitation for prequalification relates to the turnkey contract for the Wind Farm Gulf of Suez 1.

The applicable procurement rules for this tender process follows Egyptian Law and the ‘Guidelines for Procurement of Goods, Works and Associated Services in Financial Cooperation with Partner Countries’ of KfW.

Tender information: Wind Farm project

This contract, which is expected to commence in the beginning of 2018 with a construction period of 32 months up to completion plus three year warranty and service period, will include the following works:

  • Design, delivery, construction and commissioning of a wind farm with a minimum total capacity of 200MW with a possible extension to 250MW including spare parts and consumables for three years plus refilling at the end of this three years period.
  • Design, delivery and construction of necessary infrastructure at the site such as roads, MV electrical cable network, SCADA) including three years warranty.
  • Design and construction of service buildings.
  • Warranty and servicing of the wind farm including spare parts and consumables management for a three year period.
  • Construction of a 300 MVA substation (22kV/220 kV or 34.5 kV/220 kV) including three year warranty: The interface will be the 220 kV gantries towards the transmission line to be constructed and commissioned by EETC.

The criteria to be used for qualification are ‘pass – fail’ with minimum conditions

  • Having an IEC Class I WTG in the production programme, at least 2.3MW capacity, a maximum tip height of 120 metres, type certified at the time of bid submission (expected for autumn 2017), defined minimum commercial operation experience of this WTG
  • Eligibility according to compliance criteria
  • Historical contractual non performance
  • Financial situation
  • Experience in the different work lots

Interested applicants can contact the listed addresses for further information: ehab.kahil@gmail.comhala.elkholy770@gmail.com

A complete set of the prequalification documents will be sent to interested applicant(s) on the submission of a written application to the NREA address below and upon payment of a non-refundable fee of €500 ($533) transferred to NREA’s account and providing a copy of the receipt of payment to NREA.

Arab African International Bank, Cairo


A/C no. 6003364021

BEN Bank Name: Central Bank of Egypt


Beneficiary cust name: New & Renewable Energy Authority (NREA)

A/C (EUR): 4082176165


All applications for prequalification must be delivered in sealed envelopes bearing the mention Prequalification for Wind Farm Gulf of Suez 1 not later than 12:00pm (local time,Cairo), on 29 May 2017 at the following address:

Original plus four copies and one soft copy:

Manager of Purchasing Department, New and Renewable Energy Authority (NREA),

Attention: General Manager of Purchase Department, Dr. Ibrahim Abou El Naga St.,

Abbas El-Akkad Extension, Nasr City,

Cairo, Egypt,

Copies (one copy + one soft copy):

Dr.-Ing. Ernst-Juergen Niemann, Kapersburgstraße 5 B, 61381 Friedrichsdorf

Copies (only electronic version in a sealed envelope):

KfW – Bankengruppe, z Hd. LAC 4 Fr. Iris Harder, Palmengartenstr. 2-9, 60325 Frankfurt am Main

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Babalwa Bungane
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