Invitation for Bids


Sustainable Energy Program for Guyana

No. GRT/FM 13897-GY

IFB#: IDB-GEF/G/02/2018)

  1. This Invitation for Bids follows the General Procurement Notice for this Project that appeared in Development Business, issue no. IDB42-01/15 of January 14, 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 Supply of wooden poles at Kato, Region # 8 (IDB-GEF/G/02/2018).
  3. The Ministry of Public Infrastructure now invites sealed bids from eligible and qualified bidders for the supply of wooden poles (Wallaba) at Kato, Region # 8.
  4. Bidding will be conducted through the National Competitive Bidding (NCB) procedures specified in the Inter-American Development Bank’s Policies for the Procurement of Works and Goods financed by the Inter-American Development Bank.
  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 shall have experience in the supply of poles, with at least two (2) contracts over the last three (3) years for the supply of minimum 100 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 poles produced domestically shall 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. On August 14, 2018. 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 August 14, 2018. All bids must be accompanied by a Bid Security of: G$ 250,000(Two hundred and fifty thousand Guyana dollars).
  1. 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 -

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

For the download of the bidding document -