Lesotho: Tender for the upgrade of the Khukhune substation

Lesotho: Tender for the upgrade of the Khukhune substation

Lesotho: Tender for the upgrade of the Khukhune substation

The Lesotho Electricity Company invites sealed Bids from eligible Bidders for the execution of the upgrade of the Khukhune 88/33kV substation.

DEADLINE: 19 September 2023 at 12pm

The upgrade will be executed by adding two 30MVA transformers and constructing a 6km 132kV transmission line from the Muela Hydropower Station to link the 88kV transmission line from South Africa at the substation.

This assignment should be conducted over a period of twelve (12) months.

Bidding will be conducted through Open Competitive Bidding (International) as specified in the African Development Bank’s Procurement Framework for Bank Group funded Operations dated October 2015, IFB and is open to all eligible Bidders.

Bidding process

For this contract, the Borrower shall process the payments using the Direct Payment disbursement method, as defined in the Bank’s Disbursement Guidelines and procedures for Investment Project Financing, except for those payments which the contract provides to be made through a letter of credit.

The bidding document in the English language may be purchased by interested eligible Bidders upon the submission of a written application to the address below and upon payment of a non-refundable fee of two thousand Lesotho Loti/South African Rand (LSL2,000 or ZAR2,000).

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The method of payment will be direct deposit to the following bank account:

Account name: LEC AfDB Projects Account
Account No.: 9080000296453
Bank name: Standard Lesotho Bank
Branch code: 062-967
Swift code: SBICLSMX
Account type: Current account

The document will be sent to the applicant’s email address or may be collected at the below address. Interested eligible Bidders may obtain further information and inspect the bidding document during office hours from 8am to 4:30pm at the address given below:

Lesotho Electricity Company (Pty) Ltd
Planning and Projects Offices (UDRTEP)
261 Qoqolosing Road
Maseru West
Maseru, Lesotho
Telephone: (+266) 2231 2236
Mobile: (+266) 5812 9540
Facsimile: (+266) 22310093
Email: [email protected]

Additional Information

A Pre-Bid meeting shall take place on 10 August 2023 at LEC Training Centre, Lesotho Electricity Company (Pty) Ltd, 53 Moshoeshoe Road, Industrial area, Maseru 100, Lesotho and will be followed by a site visit conducted by the Employer on 11 August 2023.

Requests for clarification should be received by the Employer no later than 21 days prior to the deadline for the submission of bids.

Bids must be delivered on or before 12pm on 19 September 2023 to the address below:

LEC Training Centre Hall
Lesotho Electricity Company (Pty) Ltd
53 Moshoeshoe Road,
Industrial Area,
Maseru, Lesotho
Telephone: (+266) 2231 2236

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 above on 19 September 2023 at 12pm.

All Bids must be accompanied by a Bid Security of one hundred thousand dollars ($100,000.00) or its Lesotho Loti (LSL) equivalent.

Find the original procurement notice.

Source: https://www.esi-africa.com/tenders/lesotho-tender-for-the-upgrade-of-the-khukhune-substation/