Request for Bids – Supply, Installation and Maintenance of Solar PV Systems for Households and Public Facilities ; Deadline : December 10,2020

Request for Bids
(Two-Envelope Bidding Process)

Country: Myanmar
Name of Project: National Electrification Project (NEP), Funding:
Italian Soft Loan

Contract Title: Supply, Installation and Maintenance of Solar PV
Systems for Households and Public Facilities
Credit No.: 5727-MM
RFB Reference No.: ICB S&I-NEP-IT2

1. The Government of Myanmar has received financing from the
Government of the Italian Republic toward the cost of the National
Electrification Project – Component 2: Off-grid Electrification,
and intends to apply part of the proceeds toward payments under
the contract for Supply, Installation and Maintenance of Solar PV
System for Households and Public Facilities.

2. The Department of Rural Development, Ministry of Livestock and
Irrigation now invites sealed Bids from eligible Bidders for supply,
installation and maintenance of solar PV Systems for households
and public facilities in the following State and Region:
Lot 1– NEP Solar PV Packages in Chin (6) and Rakhine (6)
Lot 2– NEP Solar PV Packages in Sagaing (7)

3. For quick reference, some key qualification requirements include:
• The average annual turnover (or annual sales volume) of the last
three years should be a minimum of EURO 1,600,000 for Lot-1
and EURO 2,800,000 for Lot-2 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 (2) contracts
had a value equivalent to or greater than 50% of the available budget
specified in Section II. Bid Data Sheet – ITB. 51.1.
The details of the qualification requirements are in the bidding document.

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. Interested eligible Bidders may obtain further information from
the address below and inspect the bidding document during office
hours 10.00 a.m. to 4.00 p.m. at the address given below.

6. 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. 36, Naypyitaw.
Country: Myanmar, Tel./Fax +95 673 418635, 418636
Email: [email protected]; [email protected];
[email protected]

7. Bids must be delivered to the address below on or before December
10, 2020 (10.00 a.m.) Myanmar time. Electronic Bidding will not
be permitted. Late Bids will be rejected. The outer Bid envelopes
marked “Original Bid”, and the inner envelopes marked “Technical
Part” will be publicly opened in the presence of the Bidders’
designated representatives and anyone who chooses to attend, at
the address below on or before December 10, 2020 (10.00 a.m.)
Myanmar time. All envelopes 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” as stated in ITB
19.1 – Bid Data Sheet of the Bidding Document.

9. The address referred to above is:
Attention: Dr.Soe Soe Ohn, Director, Project Manager of National
Electrification Project
National Electrification Project, Department of Rural Development,
Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Irrigation.
Office No. 36, Naypyitaw, Myanmar,
Tel /Fax: +95 673 418635, 418636
[email protected], [email protected],
[email protected]

10. Clarification of the bidding document will be conducted through
e-mail or letter to the Purchaser as stated in ITB 7 of the bidding

Source : The Department of Rural Development

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