MINISTRY OF PUBLIC INFRASTRUCTURE

INVITATION FOR BIDS

Sustainable Energy Program for Guyana

No. GRT/FM 13897-GY

IFB#: IDB-GEF/G/01/2018)

  1. This Invitation for Bids follows the General Procurement Notice for this Project that appeared in Development Business, issue no. IDB42-01/15 of August 16, 2015.
  2. The Co-operative Republic of Guyana has received financing from the Inter-American DevelopmentBank toward the cost of the Sustainable Energy Program for Guyana, and it intends to apply part of the proceeds of this financing to payments under the Contract for the Design, Supply and Installation of Solar Micro Grids (IDB-GEF/G/01/2018).
  3. The Ministry of Public Infrastructure now invites sealed bids from eligible and qualified bidders for the design, supply and installation of solar micro grids. The systems are divided into three lots; bidders can bid for any number of lots.
  4. Bidding will be conducted through the International Competitive Bidding (ICB) procedures specified in the Inter-American Development Bank’s Policies for the Procurement of Works and Goods financed by the Inter-American Development Bank, and is open to all bidders from Eligible Source Countries as defined in the Policies.
  5. Interested eligible bidders may obtain further information from Mr. Horace Williams, Project Coordinator, Hinterland Electrification Company Inc. (HECI) of the Ministry of Public Infrastructure, email address This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., and inspect the Bidding Document at the address given below from 08:00 hrs. to 16:30 hrs on weekdays.
  6. Qualifications requirements include: (i) the bidder have experience in the design, supply and installation of solar PV system with at least three (3) contracts over the last three (3) years for the supply of minimum 5 kW systems in each case; and (ii) the bidder should demonstrate financial capability (liquidity) with a current ratio of greater than 1 for each year over the last three financial years. A margin of preference for certain goods manufactured domestically shall not be applied. Additional details are provided in the Bidding Documents.
  7. A complete set of Bidding Documents in English may be downloaded in .PDF format by interested bidders on completing an online registration form HERE.
  8. Bids must be delivered to the address below at or before 09:00 hrs. July 31, 2018 (NEW DATE). Electronic bidding will notbe permitted. Late bids will be rejected. Bids will be opened in the presence of the bidders’ representatives who choose to attend in person at the address below at 09:00 hrs. on July 31, 2018. All bids must be accompanied by a Bid Securityof: For Lot 1: US$8,400 (a eight thousand four hundred United States dollars) or GYD$1,764,000 (one million seven hundred and sixty four thousand Guyana dollars); Lot 2: US$8,750 (eight thousand seven hundred and fifty United States dollars) or GYD$ 1,837,500 ( one million eight hundred and thirty seven thousand five hundred dollars) and Lot 3 US$8,400 ( eight thousand four hundred United States dollars or GYD$1,764,000 ( one million seven hundred and sixty four thousand Guyana dollars).
  9. The addresses referred to above are:

For further information and inspection of bidding document -

Hinterland Electrification Company Inc. (HECI)
Ministry of Public Infrastructure
Attention: Mr. Horace Williams, Project Coordinator
Email Address: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

For the submission of bids -

Chairman
National Procurement and Tender Administration Board
Ministry of Finance Compound
Main and Urquhart Streets,
Georgetown, GUYANA.

For the download of the bidding document -

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