CV-Recovery&Reform of Electricity Sector - P115464
ELECTRA, SARL | Published April 8, 2015 - Deadline May 20, 2015
Expansion Of Palmeira (sal Island) Power Plant
Empresa de Electricidade e Água ? ELECTRA,SARL
Republic of Cape Verde
Invitation for Prequalification
Expansion of Palmeira (Sal Island) Power Plant
Brief Description ofWorks
The Employer, ELECTRA, has applied for funds from the Agence Française deDéveloppement (AFD) toward the cost of the Project for Expansion and Optimisation of the Sal Island ElectricSystem, and it intends to apply part of the funds to payments under the contract for the Engineering, Procurement and Construction of the Palmeira (Sal Island) Power PlantExpansion.
Sal island electric system is characterised by a veryimportant renewable energy installedcapacity, equivalent to the current peak load. This renewable energy is essentially produced by a wind farm which power iscontrolled from Palmeira power plant.
The objectives of the extension are: (i) secure the supplyof electricity to the island, (ii) reduce the power plant environmental impact, namely to the air and the soil, and (iii) optimisethe penetration of renewable energies, in order to reduce the operation costs. This optimisation will be reachedthrough theinstallation of a new generation dispatch control.
The Employer intends to prequalify contractors and/or firms for designing, building and commissioning of the mentioned powerplantexpansion, including the generation dispatch control, with 3 engines,plus one in option for 2 years from the date of contractsignature. Each engine shall have a net power output ranged between 3500 kWe and 3800 kWe at the step-up transformer bushingterminals and deducted the consumption of essential auxiliaries.
The power plant expansion will be developed at Palmeira, onthe adjacent area of the existing Palmeira power plant. It will be based on HFO engine technologies.
The contract for the power plant extension willinclude:
· Design and engineering of allinstallations, equipment, auxiliaries and buildings necessary forthegood operation of the power plant,
· Procurement including transport and delivery on site,
· Operators training,
· Supply of spare parts,
· Warranty period.
It is expected that invitations for bid will be made in June 2015.
Interested eligible Applicants may obtain further information from and inspect the Prequalification Document at the ELECTRA's office (address below) from 08:00 to16:30, local time, from Monday to Friday. A completeset of the prequalification document in English may be purchased by interested Applicants on the submission of a writtenapplication to the address below and upon payment of a non-refundable fee of EUR 100, netof transfer costs. The method of paymentwill be bank deposit or transfer to the following account:
Account name: ElectraNorte
Bank: Banco Comercial do Atlântico
Account number: 83440371
ThePrequalification Document will be sent by e-mail.
Applications forprequalification should be submitted in sealed envelopes, delivered to the address below by May, 20th 2015, and be clearly marked "Application to
Prequalify for Palmeira (Sal Island) Power Plant Expansion, EPC- 05PE400-1"
Empresa de Electricidade e Água - ELECTRA SARL
Av. Dr. Baltazar Lopes da Silva, nº 10-1º - Mindelo
Republic of CapeVerde
Attention: Mr. MartinhoRamos
Telephone: + (238) 2303030
Fax: + (238) 2324446