District Heating Energy Efficiency - P132741
Ministry of Regional Development, Construction, Housing and Communal Services | Published September 1, 2015 - Deadline September 24, 2015
Preparation Of Project-related Studies For Potential
Participants Of The Project
REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST
Project: UkraineDistrict Heating Energy Efficiency Project
Sector: Municipal District Heating
Project ID No.: P132741
Loan No.: 8387-UA
AssignmentTitle: Preparation of Project-related Studies for Potential Participants of the Project.
ReferenceNo. (as per Procurement Plan):UDHEEP-CQ-C-010
Ukraine has receivedfinancing from the International Bank forReconstruction and Development (IBRD) in the amount USD 382 million under IBRD related Loan Agreement No. 8387-UA (USD 332million) and CTF related Loan AgreementNo. TF016327 (USD 50 million) toward the cost of Ukraine District Heating Energy EfficiencyProject (hereinafter ? the Project).
The Project will be implemented under general supervision of Ministry ofRegional Development, Construction, Housing and Communal Services of Ukraine (hereinafter ? Minregion). Minregion created a CentralProject Management Unit (hereinafter ? CPMU) for day-to-day management and coordination of the Project and provision of assistanceto Utility Companies participating in the Project in disbursement issues, financial management, reporting and other Project relatedactivities. CPMU shall be responsible for general coordination of activities and reporting under the Project. Minregion intends toapply the part of the proceeds for consulting services "Preparation of Project-relatedStudies for Potential Participants of the Project".
The overall objective of theassignment is to prepare Studies (feasibilitystudies) for new potential Project participants (2-3 DH Utilities will be determined at the stage of RFP distribution) that can bepresented to Minregion and IBRD to enable them define the investments that could be financed within the frames of theProject.
Thescope of work to be carried out by theConsultant includes (i) a baseline study, including tariff, socio-economic and organizational assessment of the company, (ii)assistance with the outline of a long-term strategic plan and (iii) the development of a priority investment plan (PIP), includingbuilding-level heat substations; (iv) subsequently, the consultant will issue a separate Study (feasibility study) for eachDHCompany. The study shall review the technical, institutional, environmental, social, economic and financial issues related to thesuggested priority investment plan (PIP). The study has to address the requirements of successful project implementation as well.The estimated key staff input is about 6 staff-months.
The Ministry of Regional Development, Construction, Housing and Communal Services of Ukraine now invites eligibleconsultants to indicate their interest in providingthe services. Interested consultants shall provide information indicating thatthey are qualified to perform the services (brochures, description of similar assignments, experience in similar conditions,availability of appropriate skills among staff, etc.). Consultants may associate to enhance their qualifications. Consultant shall have experience in municipal energy efficiency; district heating;environmental, institutional, financial and economic analysis.
A consultant will be selected under CQ procedure as set out inthe World Bank Guidelines: "Guidelines: Selection and Employment of Consultants under IBRD Loans and IDA Credits and Grants by World BankBorrowers" datedJanuary 2011 andrevised July 2014.
Interested consultants may obtain furtherinformation at the address belowduring office hours 10-00 to 17-00.
Expressions of Interest must be delivered in awritten form in English or Ukrainian language to the address below (in person, or by mail, or by fax, or by e-mail) by 15-00September 24, 2015.Expressions of interest should be submitted withindication of the following subject: "Ukraine: UDHEEP: Minregion: UDHEEP-CQ-C-010: Expressionof Interest by [name of consultant]".
The Ministry ofRegional Development, Construction, Housing and Communal Services of Ukraine
Central ProjectManagement Unit
Demyan Pastukh, the Directorof the Department for International Cooperationand Interaction with International Financial Organizations of Minregion
Tel.: +38 044 207 17 22
Stanislav Terletskyi,Head of CPMU
24 Dilova Street,Office 1008
Mob.: +38 093 403 4753
Fax:+38 044 207 17 22
Web site: www.minregion.gov.ua