Procurement of EPC Contracts for 1.5MW Kumu and 0.7MW Moco Moco Hydropower Plants in two (2) Lots

Notice Type
International Competitive Bidding [Open]
Issue Date
Last date of submission
Tender Type
Specific Procurement Notice
Tender Number
ICB No. 001/GUY1015/GEA/2021
Project code
GUY 1015
Project title
Small Hydropower Project



Project Name:                  Small Hydropower Project

Country:                           Cooperative Republic of Guyana

Funding Source:              Islamic Development Bank

Title:                                  Procurement of EPC Contracts for 1.5MW Kumu and 0.7MW Moco Moco Hydropower Plants in two (2) Lots

Project ID:                        GUY 1015

Deadline:                          September 30, 2021

Employer:                         Guyana Energy Agency

Implementing Agency:    Guyana Energy Agency

Procurement Type:          Open International Competitive Bidding (ICB – Open)

Contract/Bid No.              ICB No. 001/GUY1015/GEA/2021


  1. The Government of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana has applied for financing from the Islamic Development Bank towards the cost of funding shortfall to satisfy the targets of the Hinterland Electrification Programme and it intends to apply part of the proceeds of this financing to eligible payments under the contract for the construction and rehabilitation of two small hydropower plants.
  2. The Executing Agency, the Guyana Energy Agency, now invites sealed bids from eligible and qualified bidders for Procurement of EPC Contracts for the construction and rehabilitation of a 1.5MW Kumu and 0.7MW Moco Moco Hydropower Plants in two Lots.
  3. Bidding will be conducted through the Open International Competitive Bidding (ICB-Open) procedures specified in the Guidelines for Procurement of Goods and Works and Related Services under IsDB Project Financing April 2019 (“Procurement Guidelines”). The bid is open to bidders from both the IsDB Member and non-Member Countries. All Goods, Works and/or related services provided by the Contractor, and its associates and subcontractors, shall be in strict compliance with the Boycott Regulations of the Organization of the Islamic Cooperation, the League of Arab States and the African Union (Boycott Regulations). In addition, please refer to paragraphs 1.18 – 1.21 setting forth IsDB’s policy on conflict of interest.
  4. Interested eligible bidders may obtain further information and can inspect the Bidding Documents at the address noted below, from 08:30 to 16:00 hrs (Guyana Time), Monday to Thursday and from 08:30 to 15:00 hrs (Guyana Time) from July 28, 2021.
  5. Qualifications requirements are as noted in the Bidding Documents.
  6. A complete set of Bidding Documents in English may be purchased by interested bidders on the submission of a request to the address below and upon payment of a non-refundable fee of US$300 (three hundred United States Dollars) or its equivalent in a freely convertible currency. The Bidding Documents will be provided on a USB Flash Drive and sent by courier where applicable. The Employer shall not be responsible or liable for those costs regardless of the conduct or outcome of the bidding process.  The method of payment will be Cash or Bank Draft or wire transfer in the name of the Guyana Energy Agency (Banking details will be provided upon request from interest bidders).
  7. One paper original and three paper copies of Bids, along with one (1) soft copy on a USB Flash Drive in PDF format must be delivered into the Tender Box to the address indicated below by 09:00hrs on September 30, 2021.  All bids must be accompanied by a Bid Security or Bid Bond of: US$147,900 for Lot 1 and US$36,600 for Lot 2 from a reputable Financial Institution and in a form acceptable to GEA. Late bids or incorrectly labelled bids will be rejected and returned unopened to the bidder. Bids will be opened in the presence of bidders’ representatives and anyone who choose to attend at the address below on September 30, 2021 at 09:00 hrs.
  8. The addresses referred to above are:
  1. For Information regarding the Bid Documents

            Name:           Dr. Mahender Sharma, CEO, GEA

              Address:       295, Quamina Street, Georgetown, Guyana

              Tel:               592-226-0394



  1. For Submission        The Chairman

of bid documents:       National Procurement and Tender Administration Board

                                    Ministry of Finance

                                    Main and Urquhart Streets