Addis Ababa Transmission & Distribution Rehabilitation & Upgrading Project (aatdrup)

                                                                       Date:  20/6/2018

                                                                       Loan No: 2100150038493

                                                                       IFB No:EEP/ICB-01/2018

  1. This Invitation for Bids follows the General Procurement Notice (GPN) for this project that appeared in UNDB online AfDB1124-11/17 of 20 November 2017 and on the African Development Bank Group’s Internet Website.
  2. The FEDERAL DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF ETHIOPIA has received Financing from the African Development Bank in various currencies towards the cost of Addis Ababa Transmission & Distribution Rehabilitation & Upgrading Project. It is intended that part of the proceeds of this loan will be applied to eligible payments under the contract for Design, Supply, and Installation of five Substations.
  3. The ETHIOPIAN ELECTRIC POWER now invites sealed bids from eligible bidders for the execution of Design, Supply and Installation of  Five (Three 132/33kV & Two 230/33kV) Substations under Bidding Package-IIIa in Addis Ababa and Bishoftu.
  4. Interested eligible bidders may obtain further information from and inspect the bidding documents at Ethiopian Electric Power Head Office in Lagahar, Ground Floor;

Attention: Tesfaye Tamirat – Director, Procurement, Logistics & Warehousing

Telephone: +251-111-581916/0597

Facsimile number: +251-111-550822

Electronic mail address:

Postal Code: 15881

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

  1. A complete set of bidding documents may be purchased by interested bidders on the submission of a written application and upon payment of a non-refundable fee of Ethiopian Birr 3000.00 (Three thousand Birr) or its equivalent in a freely convertible currency. The method of payment shall be in cash or cashier’s check or through telegraphic transfer to EEP main A/C No. 1000068726372, Commercial Bank of Ethiopia (CBE), Arada Ghiorgis Branch, Swift Code: EBETETAA for ETB currency; and EEP BUMBUNA HPP A/C No. 0101181300051, NATIONAL BANK OF ETHIOPIA (NBE), Swift Code: NBETETAA, for USD currency respectively.
  2. The provisions in the Instructions to Bidders and in the General Conditions of Contract are the provisions of the African Development Bank Standard Bidding Document: Procurement of Plant Design, supply & Installation.
  3. Bid must be delivered to the above office on or before 2:00 PM on August 6, 2018 and must be accompanied by a security of USD 600,000 (Six Hundred Thousand USD) or its equivalent in freely convertible currency.
  4. Bids will be opened in the presence of bidders’ representatives who choose to attend on August 6, 2018 at 2:00PM at the offices of

            Ethiopian Electric Power

            Procurement, Logistic and Warehousing Office

            Lagahar, Meba Building, Ground floor.

            Addis Ababa, Ethiopia