Invitation for Bids for Supply of Solar PV System for National Electrification Project

Myanmar National Electrification Project
Credit No. 5727-MM
Contract Title: Supply, Installation and Maintenance of Solar PV System for Households and Public Facilities
Reference No. S&I – 2 (12 lots)

1. The Government of Myanmar has received financing from the International Development Association (IDA) of the World Bank Group toward the cost of the National Electrification Project, and intends to apply part of the proceeds toward payments under the contract for Supply, Installation and Maintenance of Solar PV Systems for Households and Public Facilities. This contract will be jointly financed by the Government of Myanmar.

2. The Department of Rural Development, Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Irrigation now invites sealed bids from eligible bidders for supply, installation and maintenance of one or more of the 12 lots of solar PV systems for households and public facilities in 12 States/Regions/ Territory (Kayin, Mon, Chin, Sagaing, Bago, Tanintharyi, Rakhine, Mandalay, Magway, Shan Ayeyarwaddy and Naypyitaw).

3. For quick reference, some of the key qualification requirements include:

• The average annual turnover (or annual sales volume) of the last three years should be USD 4,000,000 or higher which varies by lot and is cumulative if bidding for multiple lots.
• The bidder has successfully completed at least two (2) contracts in supplying, installing, supervising, commissioning and/or maintaining off-grid solar PV systems with batteries, in any year over the last five (5) years, and at least one of the two contracts had a value equivalent to or greater than 50% of the value of the Bid.
The details of the qualification requirements are seen in the bidding documents.

4. 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 dated January 2011 (revised July 2014) (“Procurement Guidelines”), and is open to all eligible bidders as defined in the Procurement Guidelines. In addition, please refer to paragraphs 1.6 and 1.7 setting forth the World Bank’s policy on conflict of interest.

5. A Pre-Bid meeting will be held on March 23, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. at the Department of Rural Development, Office No. 14 (Main Conference Room, ground Floor), Nay Pyi Taw in order to answer any questions that potential bidders might have.

6. Interested eligible bidders may obtain further information from the address below and inspect the bidding documents during office hours 10:00 a.m to 04:00 p.m (10:00 to 16:00 hours) Myanmar time at the address given below.
7. A complete set of bidding documents in English may be obtained free of charge by interested eligible bidders upon the submission of a written application to the address below. The Bidding Documents will be issued through e-mail only. In case of any difficulty in obtaining the bidding documents, interested parties may contact in writing:

Dr. Soe Soe Ohn, Director
Department of Rural Development,
Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Irrigation.
Office No. 14, Naypyitaw,
Country: Myanmar
Fax +95 67 409529

8. Bids must be delivered to the address below on or before April 27, 2017, 10:00 hrs. (10:00 a.m.) Myanmar time. Electronic bidding will not be permitted. Late bids will be rejected. Bids will be publicly opened in the presence of the bidders’ designated representatives and anyone who choose to attend at the address below on April 27, 2017, 10:00 hrs. (10:00 a.m.) Myanmar time

9. All bids must be accompanied by a Bid Security as stated in ITB 19.1- Bidding Data Sheet of the bidding document.
10. The address referred to above is:

Attention: U Myint Oo, Deputy Director General,
Project Director of National Electrification Project National Electrification Project
Department of Rural Development,
Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Irrigation.
Office No. 14,
Country: Myanmar
Tel /Fax: +95 67 409529,,

Source: Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Irrigation.


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