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Solomon Islands Electricity Authority T/A Solomon Power aims to provide a safe, reliable, affordable and accessible supply of electricity to the Solomon Islands. Our vision is about energising our Nation. We are working with our stakeholders towards Nation building through increasing the footprint of the electricity network and making electricity accessible and affordable to more people in the Solomon Islands.

 

Online Tender Publisher Link: https://www.tenderlink.com/solomonpower/


Request for Bids
Plant

Design, Supply and Installation

 

Employer: Solomon Islands Electricity Authority (Solomon Power)
Project: Tanagai Land Development 1MW Solar Farm Project.
Contract title: Design, Supply, installation and commissioning of a Solar Power Plant (Tanagai Site)
Country: Solomon Islands
RFB No: SB-SP-119333-CW-RFB
Issued on: 15 October 2019

  1. The Employer, Solomon Power (SP), is a State Owned Enterprise (SOE) and is responsible for the supply of electricity in the Solomon Islands.

The Employer requires a grid connected Solar PV generation system to be constructed at the Tanagai Heights land area which includes a future point-of-supply substation to be constructed within the next 5 years.

The generation shall be grid connected inverter based generation, without energy storage, to be constructed including a step up transformer and 11kV switchgear to allow for The Employer to connect a 3 core 11kV cable to the site from an existing nearby substation.

The Tanagai Heights site has some constraint on the useable area and as such it is expected that a system of approximately 1MW (AC) capacity will cover the uneven terrain provided a high efficiency PV module with a power rating greater than 400W per module is used.

  1. The Solomon Islands Electricity Authority (Solomon Power) now invites sealed Bids from eligible Bidders for the design, Supply, installation and commissioning of the Tanagai Solar Site, Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands. The turnkey process up to the plant operational acceptance will be one year. The proposed generation capacity shall be grid connected inverter based generation, without energy storage, to be constructed including a step up transformer and 11kV switchgear to allow for The Employer to connect a 3 core 11kV cable to the site from an existing nearby substation. The successful Bidder will thereafter be required to provide operation and maintenance support to Solomon Power for a period of 24 months. Only eligible Bidders with key qualifications given below should participate in this bidding process.

  • net worth in the last financial year should be positive.
  • minimum average annual turnover of US$3,000,000.00 within the last 5 years.
  • Cash flow requirements of US$500,000.00.
  • participation as contractor, joint venture member, management contractor, or subcontractor, in at least two (2) similar contracts within the last three (3) years, each with a value of at least One Million, Five Hundred Thousand US Dollars (US$1.5M), that have been successfully and substantially completed.

  1. Bidding will be conducted through international competitive procurement using a Request for Bids (RFB) as specified in Solomon Power Procurement Policy and Manual (2016), and is open to all eligible Bidders as defined in Section 5 of the bidding document.
  2. Interested eligible Bidders may obtain further information from Solomon Power, General Manager Capital Works of CW.Procurement@solomonpower.com.sb/ Hemant.Kumar@solomonpower.com.sb and inspect the bidding document during office hours 0900 to 1600 hours at the address given below.
  3. The bidding documents in English language may be obtained by interested eligible Bidders upon the submission of a written application to the address below. The interested bidder will then be provided with a link to the Tender Link from where the bidding documents can be downloaded. The Invitation for Bids (IFB) is available at the website of Solomon Power and Pacific Power Association.
  4. A compulsory Pre-Bid meeting will take place at the following date, time and place:

Date:               05th November 2019
Time:               10.00Am (Honiara Time)
Place:              1st Floor, Board Room.
And a compulsory site visit conducted by the Employer shall followed after the Pre-Bid meeting

  1. Bids must be delivered to the address below on or before 10.00am on 26th November, 2019. Electronic bidding will not be permitted. Late Bids will be rejected. Bids will be publicly opened in the presence of the Bidders’ designated representatives and anyone who chooses to attend at the address below at 10.15am on 26th November, 2019.
  2. All Bids must be accompanied by a Bid-Securing Declaration.
  3. The address referred to above is:

Solomon Islands Electricity Authority (Solomon Power)
Mr. Hemant Kumar, General Manager Capital Works
1st Floor, Solomon Power, Ranadi Head Office
City: Honiara
Telephone number: +677 38801 or +677 7496783
Fax number: +677 39472
E-mail address:  hemant.Kumar@solomonpower.com.sb & cw.procurement@solomonpower.com.sb
Web Page:  www.solomonpower.com.sb


Request for Bids Plant
Design, Supply and Installation

 

Employer: Solomon Islands Electricity Authority (Solomon Power)
Project: Electricity Access and Renewable Energy Expansion Project
Contract title: Design, Supply and installation for 2x Solar Power Plant and Supply of Distribution Network Materials
Country: Solomon Islands
Credit No.: IDA-D3270
RFB No: SB-SP-119333-CW-RFB
Issued on: 16 September 2019

  1. The Ministry of Finance & Treasury has received financing from the World Bank toward the cost of the Electricity Access and Renewable Energy Expansion Project, and intends to apply part of the proceeds toward payments under the Contract for Design, Supply and installation for 2x Solar Power Plant and Supply of Distribution Network Materials. For this contract, the Borrower shall process the payments using the Direct Payment disbursement method, as defined in the World Bank's Disbursement Guidelines for Investment Project Financing, and the "Additional Instructions: Disbursement" for this project, except for those payments which the contract provides to be made through letter of credit.
  2. The Solomon Islands Electricity Authority (Solomon Power) now invites sealed Bids from eligible Bidders for the Design, Supply and installation for 2x Solar Power Plant and Supply of Distribution Network Materials at:

i. Visale, West Guadalcanal, Guadalcanal Province, Solomon Islands and;

ii. Tingoa, West Rennell, Rennell and Bellona Province, Solomon Islands.

The turnkey process up to the plant operational acceptance will be one year (12 months). The plants will be PV/battery/diesel hybrid generation power plants. The successful Bidder will thereafter be required to provide operation and maintenance support to Solomon Power for a period of 12 months. The scope of the bid also includes the supply of distribution equipment only but the responsibility for its installation is with Solomon Power. Only eligible Bidders with key qualifications given below should participate in this bidding process.

  • net worth in the last financial year should be positive.
  • minimum average annual turnover of US$2,400,000.00 within the last 3 years.
  • Cash flow requirements of US$300,000.00.
  • participation as contractor, joint venture member, management contractor, or subcontractor, in at least two (2) similar contracts within the last three (3) years, with a combined value of at least One Million, Five Hundred Thousand US Dollars (US$1.5M), that have been successfully and substantially completed.

  1. Bidding will be conducted through international competitive procurement using a Request for Bids (RFB) as specified in the World Bank’s “Procurement Regulations for IPF Borrowers” July 2016, Revised November 2017 and August 2018 (“Procurement Regulations”), and is open to all eligible Bidders as defined in the Procurement Regulations.
  2. Interested eligible Bidders may obtain further information from Solomon Power, General Manager Capital Works at Hemant.Kumar@solomonpower.com.sb and CW.Procurement@solomonpower.com.sb. The bidding documents in English language may be obtained by interested eligible Bidders upon registering at the Tenderlink URL as follows: https://www.tenderlink.com/solomonpower/. The Invitation for Bids (IFB) is also available at the Solomon Power and Pacific Power Association websites.
  3. Bids must be delivered to the address below on or before 10.00am (Honiara time) on 31 October 2019. Electronic bidding will not be permitted. Late Bids will be rejected. Bids will be publicly opened in the presence of the Bidders' designated representatives and anyone who chooses to attend at the address below at 10.15am (Honiara time) on 31 October 2019.
  4. All Bids must be accompanied by a Bid-Securing Declaration.
  5. Attention is drawn to the Procurement Regulations requiring the Borrower to disclose information on the successful bidder’s beneficial ownership, as part of the Contract Award Notice, using the Beneficial Ownership Disclosure Form as included in the bidding document.
  6. The address referred to above is:

Solomon Power
Mr. Hemant Kumar, General Manager Capital Works
1st Floor, Solomon Power, Ranadi Head Office
City: Honiara
Telephone number: +677 38801 or +677 7496783
Fax number: +677 39472
E-mail address:  hemant.Kumar@solomonpower.com.sb & cw.procurement@solomonpower.com.sb
Web Page:  www.solomonpower.com.sb


Request for Bids Plant
Design, Supply and Installation

 

Employer: Solomon Islands Electricity Authority (Solomon Power)
Project: Electricity Access and Renewable Energy Expansion Project
Contract title: Design, Supply, installation and commissioning of a Solar Power Plant (SP Roof)
Country: Solomon Islands
Credit No.: IDA-D3270
RFB No: SB-SP-97732-CW-RFB-2
Issued on: 09 September 2019

  1. The Ministry of Finance & Treasury has received financing from the World Bank toward the cost of the Electricity Access and Renewable Energy Expansion Project, and intends to apply part of the proceeds toward payments under the Contract for Design, Supply, installation and commissioning of a Solar Power Plant (SP Roof). For this contract, the Borrower shall process the payments using the Direct Payment disbursement method, as defined in the World Bank's Disbursement Guidelines for Investment Project Financing, and the "Additional Instructions: Disbursement" for this project, except for those payments which the contract provides to be made through letter of credit.
  2. The Solomon Islands Electricity Authority (Solomon Power) now invites sealed Bids from eligible Bidders for the Design, Supply, installation and commissioning of a Solar Power Plant (SP Roof), at the head office in Ranadi, Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands. The turnkey process up to the plant operational acceptance will be six (6) months. The solar power plant will be grid connected inverter based generation, connected in to the existing switchboard of the head office. The successful Bidder will thereafter be required to provide operation and maintenance support to Solomon Power for a period of 12 month Only eligible Bidders with key qualifications given below should participate in this bidding process.

  • net worth in the last financial year should be positive.
  • minimum average annual turnover of US$500,000.00 within the last 3 years.
  • Cash flow requirements of US$200,000.00.
  • participation as contractor, joint venture member, management contractor, or subcontractor, in at least two (2) similar contracts within the last three (3) years, with a combined value of at least Five Hundred Thousand US Dollars (US$0.5M), that have been successfully and substantially completed.

  1. Bidding will be conducted through international competitive procurement using a Request for Bids (RFB) as specified in the World Bank’s “Procurement Regulations for IPF Borrowers” July 2016, Revised November 2017 and August 2018 (“Procurement Regulations”), and is open to all eligible Bidders as defined in the Procurement Regulation
  2. Interested eligible Bidders may obtain further information from Solomon Power, General Manager Capital Works at CW.Procurement@solomonpower.com.s The bidding documents in English language may be obtained by interested eligible Bidders upon registering at the Tenderlink URL as follows: https://www.tenderlink.com/solomonpower/. The Invitation for Bids (IFB) is also available at the website of Solomon Power and Pacific Power Association.
  3. Bids must be delivered to the address below on or before 00am (Honiara time) on 24 October 2019. Electronic bidding will not be permitted. Late Bids will be rejected. Bids will be publicly opened in the presence of the Bidders’ designated representatives and anyone who chooses to attend at the address below at 10.15am (Honiara time) on 24 October 2019.
  4. All Bids must be accompanied by a Bid-Securing Declaration.
  5. Attention is drawn to the Procurement Regulations requiring the Borrower to disclose information on the successful bidder’s beneficial ownership, as part of the Contract Award Notice, using the Beneficial Ownership Disclosure Form as included in the bidding document.
  6. The address referred to above is:

Solomon Power
Mr. Hemant Kumar, General Manager Capital Works
1st Floor, Solomon Power, Ranadi Head Office
City: Honiara
Telephone number: +677 38801 or +677 7496783
Fax number: +677 39472
E-mail address:  CW.Procurement@solomonpower.com.sb
Web Page:  www.solomonpower.com.sb