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Eritrea requires provision of electricity distribution materials

The European Union is calling both local and foreign individuals and consortium bidders, which are effectively established in a Member State of the European Union or in an eligible country or territory, for the supply of electricity distribution materials/equipment for the Areza Maidma solar PV mini-grid project in Eritrea.

All supplies and materials under this contract shall originate from one or more of those eligible countries.

Tender information for electricity distribution materials

The project is a 2,7MW solar PV mini-grid system to supply power to two rural towns and surrounding villages.

The project has two main components, the energy generation system (will be tendered separately) and the distribution system.

The Eritrea Electricity Corporation (EEC) will be constructing the distribution system with materials and equipment procured through this tender.

The tender is divided into three lots by supply and type of distribution materials, namely:

  • Lot 1: wooden pole and accessories, tools, insulators, and stay
  • Lot 2: transformer and accessories, meters, breakers and earthing accessories
  • Lot 3: wires and cables and connectors

Please note that no information meeting is scheduled for this tender. Bidders with questions regarding this tender should send them in writing to:

Mr Tesfai Gheberehiwot,

Project Manager and Director,

Renewable Energy Centre, Ministry of Energy and Mines,

PO Box 5285, Asmara,


Tender collection and submission

The tender dossier is available from the following internet address:


The tender dossier is also available from the contracting authority. The deadline for submission of tenders is 14th February 2017 at 17:00, local time.

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Babalwa Bungane
Babalwa Bungane is the content producer for ESI Africa - Clarion Events Africa. Babalwa has been writing for the publication for over five years. She also contributes to sister publications; Smart Energy International and Power Engineering International. Babalwa is a social media enthusiast.