The Bulgarian Energy Efficiency and Renewable Sources Fund (“BEERSF”, the “Fund”) was established in 2005. The contract with the existing Fund Manager expires in 2016 and pursuant to a decision of the BEERSF Management Board and as per art. 87 (1) and 88 of the Bulgarian Energy Efficiency Act a new fund manager is to be selected.
The Ministry of Energy of the Republic of Bulgaria (the “Ministry”) intends to use grant funds under Grant Agreement No. 003 (the “Grant”) from the Kozloduy International Decommissioning Support Fund (the “KIDSF”), administered by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, to engage a suitably qualified consultant to assist the Ministry in preparing and implementing a competitive procedure for the selection of a Fund Manager for BEERSF.
The scope of the assignment of the Consultant will include:
• Analysis of the appropriate legal framework under which the selection of a Fund Manager for BEERSF shall be implemented and recommendation of a particular type of procurement procedure;
• Determining the body that will implement the procurement process for the selection of the Fund Manager for BEERSF and will sign the Fund Management Agreement with the selected Fund Manager;
• Elaboration of the full package of procurement documents for the selection of a Fund Manager, including a template for the Fund Management Agreement and support in their approval from all relevant authorities;
• Assistance in the implementation of the procurement process for the selection of a Fund Manager for BEERSF;
• Support in the negotiations, if any, with the selected Fund Manager and in the signature of the Fund Management Agreement.
The overall budget for the assignment is 15,000 Euro.
Selection of the Consultant will be subject to the Bank's Procurement Policies and Rules, Section 5.3 (a). The proceeds of the Grant will not be used for the purpose of any payment to persons or entities, of for any import of goods, if such payment or import is prohibited by a decision of the United Nations Security Council taken under Chapter VII of the Charter of the United Nations or under a law of official regulation of the Purchaser's country.
Interested consultants may contact:
Ministry of Energy
8 Triaditsa St., Sofia 1000, Bulgaria
Facsimile: +359 2 980 76 30
In November 1999, the Bulgarian Government and the European Commission signed a Memorandum of Understanding, in which the Bulgarian Government undertook a firm commitment to close and decommission Units 1 - 4 of the Kozloduy Nuclear Power Plant (KNPP) at the earliest possible dates. The Kozloduy International Decommissioning Support Fund (KIDSF) has been established and is administered by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD). One of the purposes of this Fund is to finance, or co-finance preparation and implementation of selected projects, which would require procurement of Goods, Works and Services for modification of existing plant systems, design and construction of decommissioning facilities, including the National Disposal Facility, in an environmentally safe and cost effective manner, definition and procurement of dismantling and decontamination technologies and equipment.
State Enterprise Radioactive Waste SE (SERAW) is responsible for the Kozloduy NPP Units 1-4 Decommissioning Programme and the National Disposal Facility.
A Decommissioning-Repository Project Management Unit (D-R PMU) has been established in order to assist SERAW in the administration and management of the projects notified below.
This General Procurement Notice is a supplement to the General Procurement Notice, published on 20 January 2016. It draws the attention to the following additional upcoming procurement activities related to National Disposal Facility:
Preparation of Radiana site for the subsequent construction of the National Disposal Facility, including independent supervision of the rehabilitation of existing road II-11 for compliance with the essential requirements for constructions in accordance to the requirements of the Bulgarian Territory Arrangement Act.
This project includes implementation of designer’s (author’s) supervision during the construction of National Disposal facility Phase 1 for conformity of the construction with the developed and approved technical design in compliance to the requirements of the Bulgarian Territory Arrangement Act.
This project includes extension with 3 to 5 years of pre-disposal geodetic monitoring programme, radiological monitoring programme, hydrogeological monitoring and geochemical analyses programme, and implementation of seismic and meteorological monitoring programmes at Radiana site
The estimated total budget for the above projects is 4.0 Million Euros.
Contracts to be financed with the proceeds of KIDSF Grant will be subject to the Bank's Procurement Policies and Rules and will be open to firms from any country. The proceeds of the KIDSF Grant will not be used for the purpose of any payment to persons or entities, or for any import of goods, if such payment or import is prohibited by a decision of the United Nations Security Council taken under Chapter VII of the Charter of the United Nations or under a law of official regulation of the Purchaser's country.
Interested suppliers, contractors and consultants should contact in writing:
Head of D-R PMU
State Enterprise Radioactive Waste
Kozloduy Nuclear Power Plant site
Fax: + 359 973 7 4508