WEST AFRICAN POWER POOL (WAPP)
INVITATION FOR PREQUALIFICATION
REFERENCE: PQ / EPC-TL / WAPP-NC / ADB 04
COUNTRY: MULTINATIONAL (NIGERIA, BENIN, BURKINA FASO, NIGER)
PROJECT NAME: WAPP – NORTH CORE / DORSALE NORD, REGIONAL POWER INTERCONNECTOR PROJECT
SECTOR: ENERGY
PROJECT ID N°: P-Z1-FAO-146
FINANCING AGREEMENTS: FAD LOAN NO. 2100150038699 AND GIFT FAD NO. 2100155036219
CONTRACT TITLE: PREQUALIFICATION FOR THE TURNKEY CONSTRUCTION (EPC) OF 330/225/90/33 KV OUAGA-EST ELECTRIC TRANSFORMER STATION

This prequalification notice is in response to the General Procurement Notice for the project published in Development Business Online under the reference AfDB 548-04-19 of 17/04/2019 and on the portal of the African Development Bank ( www.afdb.org).

The Government of Burkina Faso has received financing from the African Development Fund to cover the cost of the multinational electricity interconnection project: Nigeria – Niger – Benin – Burkina Faso, and intends to allocate part of the proceeds of this financing to payments related to the market for the construction of the 330/225/90/33 kV Ouaga-Est Electric Transformer Station.

The Project Management Unit intends to prequalify contractors and / or companies for work consisting of a single lot with the following main characteristics:

• Construction in Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) of an air-insulated (AIS) dual-port (330/225/90 kV) busbar with a transfer busbar (330 kV);
• Installation of three 330/225 kV transformers of 150 MWA each; two transformers 225/90 kV 100 MVA each and two transformers 90/33 kV 50 MVA each

The invitations to tender are scheduled to be launched in December 2019.

Prequalification shall be conducted in accordance with the prequalification procedures specified in the Procurement Framework for Operations Funded by the African Development Bank Group, October 2015 edition, which is available on the Bank’s website at address: http://www.afdb.org. It is open to all bidders from countries that meet the criteria of source, as defined in the Bank’s Procurement Framework. Candidates can submit their application file alone or in a group.

Eligible interested candidates may obtain further information and consult the prequalification file at the:

Project Management Unit,
No. 1285 Wiki Springs Street,
Maitama, Abuja,
Federal Republic of Nigeria
Email: procurement@wappnorthcore.org,
copy at info@wappnorthcore.org from 09:00 to 17:00, Abuja time (GMT + 1).

Interested candidates may obtain a complete set of the prequalification file in French by making a written request to the address indicated below together with proof of payment of a non-refundable amount of twenty thousand (20,000) Naira. Payment will be made by transfer to account # 2710002733 opened at Ecobank Nigeria – Abuja on behalf of West African Power Pool / North Core. The file will be removed from the Project Management Unit by the candidate. However, it may be sent by courier or any other means of transmission of his choice. In this case, the shipping costs will be borne by the candidate and the Project Management Unit can not be held responsible in case of non-receipt.

Applications for prequalification must be submitted in a sealed envelope to the address below, by 26 November 2019 at 11:00 Abuja time (GMT + 1) with the mention “PQ / EPC-SS / WAPP -NC / ADB # 05-Prequalification application for the construction of the 330/225/90/33 kV Ouaga-Est Electric Transformer Station, WAPP NorthCore”:

Attention to Mr MAILELE Djibril Amadou
WAPP NORTH CORE PROJECT
Plot No 1285 Wiki Springs Street, Maitama, Abuja,
Federal Republic of Nigeria

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