Ministry of agriculture, livestock and irrigation, Rural electrification program, Request for Bids, Submission Date: 17 September 2018.

Date: 31st July, 2018
Credit No. BMZ-No.: 201567882
Contract: Supply, Installation and Maintenance of Solar PV System for Households and Public Facilities
RFB Reference No. ICB-KfW01

1. The Department of Rural Development (DRD), Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Irrigation has received financing from the Kreditanstalt für Wiederaufbau (KfW) toward the cost of the Rural Electrification Programme (REP), and intends to apply part of the proceeds toward payments under the Contract for Rural Electrification Programme – Component I SHS (REP I). For this contract, the Purchaser shall process the payments using the Simplified Disbursement Method, as defined in the KfW Guidelines, except for those payments, which the contract provides to be made through letter of credit.

2. The Department of Rural Development (DRD) now invites sealed Bids from eligible Bidders for Supply, Installation and Maintenance of Solar PV systems at approximately 13,000 Households and Public Facilities in Southern Shan State.

3. Bidding will be conducted through international competitive procurement using a Request for Bids (RFB) as specified in the World Bank’s Standard Procurement Documents (SPD), Request for Bids – Goods (2 envelope process) [October 2017], amended as per KfW’s Guidelines for Procurement of Goods, Works and associated Services in Financial Cooperation with Partner Countries [August 2016], and is open to all eligible Bidders as defined in the Procurement Regulations.

4. For quick referenced, some of the key qualification requirements include:

• The average annual turnover of the last three years should not be less than 10,000,000 USD.
• The Bidder should have past experience of having satisfactorily completed during the last 5 years, at least 2 contracts at least two contracts had a value equivalent to or greater than 2 million USD.
• More information is included in the bidding documents.

5. Interested eligible Bidders may obtain further information from DRD and inspect the bidding document following an appointment at the address given below:

National Electrification Project
Department of Rural Development,
Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Irrigation.
Office No. 36, Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar
Tel/Facsimile: +95 67 3418635
Electronic mail address:,,

6. The bidding document in English may be purchased by interested eligible Bidders upon the submission of a written application to the address below and upon payment of a non-refundable fee. GOPA-International Energy Consultants GmbH (intec)

Karsten Ley
Justus-von-Liebig-Str. 1
61352 Bad Homburg, Germany

and by presenting proof that payment of a non-refundable fee of 300 EURO (three hundred EURO) has been transferred to the following bank account:

Account holder:GOPA-International Energy Consultants GmbH
Bank’s name:Commerzbank AG Bad Homburg
IBANDE 06 5004 0000 0345 3149 00
Swift address:COBADEFF 501
Bank code:BLZ 500 400 00
Account no.345 314 900

including a clear reference to this tender: Myanmar SHS KfW01, BMZ 201567882

Upon receipt of payment, tender documents will be made available as download link. If requested, the tender documents can be sent by courier or electronically on a CD to the address provided, but no liability is accepted for loss or late delivery.

7. Bids must be delivered to the address below on or before Monday 17 September 2018, 13:30. Electronic bidding will not be permitted. Late Bids will be rejected. The outer Bid envelopes marked “Original Bid”, and the inner envelopes marked “Technical Bid” will be publicly opened in the presence of the Bidders’ designated representatives and anyone who chooses to attend at the address below on Monday 17 September 2018, 14:00. All enveloped marked “Second Envelope: Financial Part” shall remain unopened and will be held in safe custody of the Purchaser until the second public opening.

8. All Bids must be accompanied by a Bid Security of 30,000 EUR

9. The address referred to above is:

National Electrification Project
Department of Rural Development,
Attn. Mr. U Thein Lwin, Deputy Director General
Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Irrigation.
Office No. 36, (Main Meeting Room, ground Floor) Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar

Source: Ministry of agriculture, livestock and irrigation

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