Takhiatash Power Plant Efficiency Improvement Project
| Published December 2, 2015 - Deadline March 2, 2016
Invitation for Bids
1. The Republic of Uzbekistan has received a loan from the Asian Development Bank
(ADB) towards the cost of Takhiatash Power Plant Efficiency Improvement Project. Part of
this loan will be used for payments under the contract named above. Bidding is open to Bidders
from eligible source countries of the ADB. This Contract will be jointly financed by Asian
Development Bank and Uzbekistan Fund for Reconstruction and Development (UFRD). The
eligibility rules and procedures of ADB will govern the bidding process.
2. JSC “Takhiatash TPP” of Joint Stock Company (JSC) Uzbekenergo (the Employer)
invites sealed bids from eligible bidders for the construction and completion of
“Construction of two combined cycle gas turbine units with the capacity of 230-280 MW
at Takhiatash TPP” (the Facilities). International competitive bidding will be conducted in
accordance with ADB's "Two-Stage" Bidding Procedure and is open to all Bidders from eligible
countries as described in the Bidding Documents.
3. Qualification requirements include:
i. All pending litigation shall be treated as resolved against the Bidder and so shall in total
not represent more than fifty (50) percent of the Bidder’s net worth.
ii. The Bidder must have average annual turnover of US$200 million calculated as total
certified payments received for contracts in progress or completed, within the last three
(3) years (calendar year 2012, 2013 and 2014). In case of a JV, one partner must have
an average annual turnover of USD80 million and each partner must have an average
annual turnover of US$50 million, within the last three (3) years and all partners
combined are required to meet the aggregate average annual turnover requirement.
iii. The Bidder must demonstrate access to, or availability of, financial resources such as
liquid assets, unencumbered real assets, lines of credit, and other financial means, other
than any contractual advance payments to meet: (i) the cash flow requirement of US$48
million, and (ii) the overall cash flow requirements for this contract and its current works
commitment. In case of a JV, one partner with access to, or availability of financial
resources of at least US$19,2 million, each partner is required to meet US$12 million
and all partners combined are required to meet the aggregate cash flow requirement;
Date: 2 December 2015
3141-UZB: Takhiatash Power Plant Efficiency Improvement Project
JSC Takhiatash TPP/ICB-2015-1
Construction of two combined cycle gas turbine units with the capacity of
230-280 MW at Takhiatash TPP
2 March 2016, 10.30 hours (Tashkent local time GMT +5:00)
iv. Experience under contracts in the role of contractor or management contractor for at
least the last five (5) years prior to the bid submission deadline. In case of a JV, each
partner must meet the requirement.
v. Participation as contractor or management contractor in at least two (2) contracts within
the last ten (10) years, each with a value of at least US$384 million that have been
successfully completed and that are similar to the proposed plant and services. These
contracts must have been done outside of the bidder’s home country. In case of a JV, all
partners combined must meet the requirement.
vi. The Bidder must have experience of decommissioning of at least one thermal power
plant of a minimum of 25MW within the last five (5) years. In case of a JV, at least one of
the partners must meet the requirement.
vii. The Bidder must meet the following key experience requirement: (i) satisfactory service
of proposed model gas turbine generators in at least three (3) different projects over a
minimum period of five (5) years (ii) successfully completed the construction of at least
two (2) combined cycle power plant of a minimum of 300 MW during the last ten (10)
years as EPC Main Contractor. In case of a JV, all partners combined must meet the
viii. The Bidder must have experience as EPC Main Contractor in at least one of the
following countries: Afghanistan, Turkmenistan, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Georgia,
Armenia, Pakistan, Tajikistan, Kyrgyz, Azerbaijan, Armenia or Turkey. In case of a JV, at
least one of the partners must meet the requirement.
4. To obtain further information and inspect the bidding documents, Bidders should contact:
Alisher Yunusov, Head of PMU
JSC “Takhiatash TPP” of Joint Stock Company (JSC) Uzbekenergo,
6 Istiqlol St., Tashkent, 100000, Republic of Uzbekistan.
Phone: (+99871) 2363452 fax (+99871) 2363452
It is compulsory to duplicate correspondence to:
5. In order to participate in the Bidding the eligible bidders shall purchase the Bidding
Documents in English from the Employer and should:
• write to address above requesting the bidding documents for Contract No JSC
“Takhiatash TPP”/ICB-2015-1 “Construction of two combined cycle gas turbine units with
capacity of 230-280 MW at Takhiatash TPP”
• pay a non-refundable fee of $ 500 (five hundred) US dollars or equivalent amount in
national currency at the rate of Central Bank of Republic of Uzbekistan on the day of
payment by bank transfer to the following account of JSC “Uzbekenergo”:
For local currency (Central Bank exchange rate)
Adress: 6 Istiqlol street, Tashkent
Accoung №:20210000900117832001 JSCB "Uzpromstroybank",
MFO: 00440 TRN: 200523134 INOTP: 97300
US dollar account
Account: 20210840700117832004 UzPSB
SWIFT UJSIUZ22 CHIPS UID 353886
MFO 00440 TRN 200523134
Correspondent Bank: CITIBANK N.A. NewYork USA
SWIFT CITIUS 33 Account: 3611-4296
Indicate in details: ADB contract number JSC “Takhiatash TPP”/ICB-
6. First stage bids should be presented to:
• to the address indicated in the paragraph 4 above.
• on or before the deadline: Date: 2 March 2016 Time: 10:30 (Tashkent local time
Bids will be opened immediately after the deadline in the presence of bidders’ representatives
who choose to attend.