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Ghana: ECG seeks to construct switching station

The government of Ghana has received a loan and grant facilities from the African Development Fund towards the cost of implementing the Electricity Distribution System Reinforcement and Extension Project.

It is intended part of the proceeds of this loan will be applied to payments under the contract for supply and installation of 33kV Switching Station & Interconnecting Circuits at Asankragua in the Western Region of Ghana.

ECG tender information

The Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) now invites sealed bids from eligible bidders to bid for the above mentioned project. The works comprise of;

  • The supply, installation, testing and commissioning of a 33kV Switching Station i.e. Asankragua Switching Station and Connecting Circuits at Asankragua in the Western Region of Ghana.
  • The supply, installation, testing and commissioning of 33kV identified circuits from the planned Asankragua Station to connect to the existing network (a total of four circuits approximately 10cct-km are to be constructed).
  • The supply, installation, testing and commissioning of SCADA facilities for the Switching Station.

Eligible bidders must provide satisfactory evidence to ECG of their eligibility and of their capability and adequacy of resources to carry out the contract effectively.

To this end, all bids submitted shall include the following:

  1. Copies of original documents defining the constitution of legal status, place of registration and principal place of business of the company or firm.
  2. Details of the experience and past performance of the bidder on works of a similar nature within the past five years, and details of current work in hand and other contractual commitments.
  3. Major items of constructional plant proposed for use in carrying out the contract.
  4. The qualifications and experience of key personnel proposed for administration and execution of the contract, both on and off site.
  5. Reports on the financial standing of the bidder such as profit and loss statements, balance sheets and auditor’s reports for the past five years, and an authority from the bidder to seek references from the bidder’s bankers and information regarding any current litigation in which the bidder is involved.

Interested eligible bidders may obtain further information and inspect the bidding documents at the address given above from 09:00am to 16:00pm Monday to Friday.

The Project Manager, GEDAP,

Electricity Company of Ghana Limited,

New Engineering Block, Third Floor

Project Office (Ring Road West),

P.O. Box 5278,

Accra North, Ghana.

Tender documents

A complete set of bidding documents in English may be purchased by interested bidders on the submission of a written application to the address above and upon payment of a non-refundable fee of $ 250.

The method of payment will be by cash or bank draft. The documents may be collected by hand at the above office or will be sent by courier at an additional cost of $20 for delivery in Ghana and $100 for overseas deliveries.

Bids must be delivered to the address given below at or before 10:00am on 10 May 2017.

Bids must be accompanied by a bid security or a bid bond in an amount of $50,000.

The address for delivery of bids:

The Chairman, Central Tender Committee (CTC)

Electricity Company of Ghana Limited,

Head office (Electro-Volta House)

4th Floor, Room 413

P.O. Box 521



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Babalwa Bungane
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