The Cooperative Republic of Guyana




  1. This Invitation for Bids follows the General Procurement Notice for this Project that appeared in Development Business, issue no. IDB42-01/15 of January 14, 2015.
  2. The Cooperative Republic of Guyana has received a grant from the Inter-American Bank toward the cost of the Sustainable Energy Program for Guyana, and it intends to apply part of the proceeds of this grant to payments under the Contract for the Design, Supply and Installation of a 150 kW Hydropower Plant on the Chiung River, Kato Village, Region 8 (IDB-GEF/W/01/2018).
  3. The Ministry of Public Infrastructure now invites sealed bids from eligible and qualified bidders for the Design, Supply and Installation of a 150 kW Hydropower Plant on the Chiung River, Kato Village, Region 8 (IDB-GEF/W/01/2018).The delivery/construction period is 18 months after the start date.
  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 Goods and Works financed by the Inter-American Development Bank, and is open to all bidders from Eligible Source Countries as defined in the Bidding Documents.
  5. Interested eligible bidders may obtain further information from Hinterland Electrification Company Inc. (HECI); Mr. Horace Williams, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., and inspect the Bidding Documents at the address HECI, Ministry of Public Infrastructure, Wight’s Lane, Kingston, Georgetown, Guyana from Mondays - Thursdays 8:AM - 4:00PM and Fridays 8:00AM - 3:00 PM.
  6. Qualifications requirements include: (i) experience as prime contractor in construction of at least two (2) works of a nature and complexity equivalent to the Works over the last five years; and (ii)average annual billing of construction work over the last five years of at least 0.25 of the preferential budget. Additional details are provided in the Bidding Documents. A margin of preference for national contractors/JVCAs shall not be applied.
  7. A complete set of Bidding Documents in English and in .PDF format may be downloaded here after filling an online form.
  8. Bids must be delivered to the address below at or before 9:00AM, September 25, 2018. Electronic bidding shall not be permitted. Late bids will be rejected. Bids will be opened physically in the presence of the bidders’ representatives who choose to attend in person at the address below at 9:00AM, September 25, 2018.

  9. All bids shall be accompanied by a bid security of US$30,000.

  10. The address referred to above is:

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