NAME OF COUNTRY: Cooperative Republic of Guyana   
PROJECT NAME: Sustainable Energy Program for Guyana
SECTOR: Energy
Grant No. GRT/FM13897-GY

The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has approved Investment Grant GRT/FM-13897-GY with the Cooperative Republic of Guyana  for a total amount of USD6,250,000(six million two hundred and fifty thousand United States dollars).  These resources are targeted to finance the Sustainable Energy Program for Guyana, which shallbe implemented    by the Office of the Prime Minister during a period of 66 months.

The main objective of the project is improve institutional capacities of the Public Utility and OPM, through the training of said institutions’ staff and promotion of the use of nonconventional Renewable Energy Technologies (RET) in the urban areas and the Hinterlands with the aim to:
(i)    implement sustainable business models for Operation and Maintenance (O&M) of Renewable Energy (RE) projects;
(ii)    increase quality energy access in Guyana;
(iii)    reduce the long-term operational costs of on-grid and off-grid electricity service; and
(iv)    contribute to sector sustainability and reduction of Greenhouse Gas (GhG) emissions.    

Procurement processes of contracts will be conducted in accordance with the Policies for Procurement of Goods and Works financed by the Inter-American Development Bank (current edition – GN-2349-9). Consulting Services will be selected and contracted in accordance with the Policies for the Selection and Contracting of Consultants financed by the Inter-American Development Bank (current edition – GN-2350-9).

Specific procurement notices for contracts to be bid under the Inter-American Development Bank’s international competitive bidding (ICB) procedures, will be published as they become available. For consulting services expected to cost an amount equivalent to US $100.000 or more, a request for expressions of interest contracts will be advertised in UN Development Business, Inter-American Development Bank’s website and E-procure Web Sites, and the local newspapers.

Interested eligible bidders and consultants who wish to be included on the mailing list to receive invitations to prequalify/bid under ICB procedures, and interested consultants who wish to receive a copy of advertisement requesting expressions of interest for consultancy contracts, or those requiring additional information, should contact the address below:

Mr. Horace Williams, Project Coordinator
Hinterland Electrification Company Inc.,
Ministry of Public Infrastructure
Wight's Lane Kingston,
Georgetown, GUYANA.

Tel: 592-223-5206
Fax: 592-226-7573
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