Request for Bids, Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Irrigation, Rural Electrification Program, Closing date: 5th July, 2019

Date 15th May, 2019

Credit No. BMZ-No.: 201567882

Contract: Supply, Installation and Maintenance of Solar PV System for Households and Public Facilities.

RFB Reference No. ICB-KfW01 (rebid):

  1. The Department of Rural Development (DRD), Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Irrigation has received financing from the KreditanstaltfürWiederaufbau (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 for Households and Public Facilities in Southern Shan State. The bid is divided into two parts, Tranche 1 with approximately 18,000 systems identified and an optional Tranche 2 with minimum 3,500. The quantity of systems will be assessed through an ongoing survey. The option shall not be contracted later than 1 year from date of contract signing of Tranche 1.
  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 3,000,000 USD
    • The Bidder has successfully completed at least three (3) contracts in during the the last 5 (five) years, and at least two contracts had a value equivalent to or greater than 1.5 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: [email protected],[email protected],
[email protected], [email protected]
A Pre-Bid Meeting shall take place at the following date, time and place: Monday 3. June 2019, 10.00 a.m. at DRD, Office No. 36 (Test Lab-1, ground Floor), Nay Pyi Taw, Myanma

  1. The bidding document in English may be requested by interested eligible Bidders upon the submission of a written application to the address below.

GOPA-International Energy Consultants GmbH (intec)
Karsten Ley
Justus-von-Liebig-Str. ,161352 Bad Homburg, Germany
E-mail: [email protected]

  1. Bids must be delivered to the address below on or before Friday 5 July 2019, 13:00. 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 Friday 5 July 2019, 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.
  2. All Bids must be accompanied by a Bid Security of 20,000 EUR
  3. The address referred to above is:
    • National Electrification Project, Department of Rural Development,
    • Mr. Maung Win, Deputy Director General
    • Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Irrigation,
    • Office No. 36, (Test Lab-1, ground Floor), Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar

Source: Department of Rural Development

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