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The Gambia seeks to install smart electricity meters

The World Bank has provided The Gambia with funding to support to the country’s electricity expansion project. A portion of these funds has been earmarked for developments under the contract for smart electricity meters for major consumers.

The National Water and Electricity Company Limited (NAWEC), now invites sealed bids from eligible bidders for the contract.

Smart electricity meters: tender information

Interested bidders are required to meet the following qualification requirements:

  • Average annual turnover requirement $900,000
  • The bidder must demonstrate access to, or availability of, financial resources such as liquid assets, unencumbered real assets, lines of credit, and other financial means, other than any contractual advance payments to meet the cash-flow requirements of $25,000
  • Bidder must have specific experience as a contractor, management contractor or subcontractor in procurement, supply, installation and commissioning of a smart metering system

Bidding will be conducted through the international competitive bidding procedures as specified in the World Bank’s Guidelines: procurement of goods, works and non-consulting services under IBRD Loans and IDA Credits & Grants by World Bank Borrowers January 2011 Revised in July 2014, and is open to all eligible bidders as defined in the Procurement Guidelines.

Interested eligible bidders may obtain further information from the Managing Director, and inspect the bidding documents during office hours 08:00am to 18:00pm Monday to Thursday at the address given below.

Attn: Mr. Ebrima Sanyang, Managig Director

National Water and Electricity Company Limited,

53, Mamadi Maniyang Highway,

P.O. Box 609, Kanifing, Banjul, the Gambia

A complete set of bidding documents in English may be purchased by interested eligible bidders upon the submission of a written application to the same address and upon payment of a non-refundable fee of $150.


Bids must be delivered to the above mentioned address on or before 28 February 2017 at 12:00pm.

All bids must be accompanied by a bid security of $15,000.

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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.