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REA Uganda seeks contractors for distribution transformers

The Rural Electrification Agency in Uganda, has issued a pre-qualification notice for detailed engineering design, procurement, construction and commissioning of Medium Voltage (33kV and 11kV) lines, installation of distribution transformers of various capacities (25kVA, 50kVA, 100kVA, 200kVA, 315kVA, 500kVA) and the installation of the associated Low Voltage lines (415V and 214V).

According to the notice, the Government of the Republic of Uganda has received financing from the Islamic Development Bank (IDB) towards the cost of implementation of the Grid Rural Electrification Project, and it intends to apply part of the funds to payments under the contract for the construction of Medium Voltage networks and Low Voltage reticulation networks.

Obtaining further information

Eligible applicants may obtain further information from and inspect the pre-qualification document at the Rural Electrification Agency Offices (address below) from 09:00am to 17:00pm (local time).

A complete set of the pre-qualification documents in English may be purchased by interested applicants upon submission of a written application to the address below and upon a non-refundable cash payment of UGX 500,000 ($149).

Pre-application meeting

A pre-application meeting will be held at the Rural Electrification Agency Offices, Boardroom on 18th March, 2016 at 10:00am (local time).

Applications are to be submitted in a sealed envelope and delivered to the address below by April 20, 2016 at or before 11:00am (local time), and be clearly marked:

“Application to Prequalify for Grid Rural Electrification Project”.


Rural Electrification Agency Attn: Head Procurement & Disposal

Unit 2nd Floor House of Hope, Plot 10 Windsor Loop,

Kololo P. O. Box 1317

Kampala – Uganda

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Ashley Theron
Ashley Theron-Ord is based in Cape Town, South Africa at Clarion Events-Africa. She is the Senior Content Producer across media brands including ESI Africa, Smart Energy International, Power Engineering International and Mining Review Africa.