Please Note: Bidders are required to inform the Guyana Energy Agency (GEA) of their interest to submit bids by emailing us at gea@gea.gov.gy with the following information:

  • Company or Business Name (where applicable)
  • Name of Representative
  • Business Address
  • Contact Information (email)

  • Bidders are required to review the website frequently for any changes or amendments to any existing bids.

    The Government of Guyana has received a loan from the Inter-American Development Bank towards the implementation of the Energy Matrix Diversification and Institutional Strengthening of the Department of Energy Project, and it intends to apply part of the proceeds of this loan to payments under the Contract for the Design, Supply and Installation of Transmission Lines to accommodate the Solar PV Plants at Bartica and Lethem in 2 Lots.

    The Guyana Energy Agency (GEA) now invites sealed bids from eligible and qualified bidders for the Design, Supply and Installation of Transmission Lines to accommodate the Solar PV Plants at Bartica and Lethem in 2 Lots. Bidders have the option of bidding either for only one lot, or for both lots.

    Lot 1: The works are for the Design, Procurement of all materials & specialized equipment, and Construction of 2.5km 13.8 kV, three wire (3W), three phase, bare conductor overhead interconnecting transmission line for the solar PV plant at Bartica.

    Lot 2: The works are for the Design, Procurement of all materials & specialized equipment and Construction of 0.5km 13.8 kV, three wire (3W), three phase, bare conductor overhead interconnecting transmission line for the solar PV plant at Lethem.


    Bidding will be conducted through the National Competitive Bidding (NCB) procedures specified in the Inter-American Development Bank’s Policies for the Procurement of Goods and Works financed by the Inter-American Development Bank (GN-2349-9) and is open to all eligible bidders from Bank Member Countries as defined in the Bidding Document.


    Interested eligible bidders may download the Bidding Documents below. Questions are to be directed to the

    Project Coordinator,
    Guyana Energy Agency,
    295 Quamina Street, South Cummingsburg,
    Georgetown

    or by E-mail at gea@gea.gov.gy.

    Qualification requirements include but are not limited to NIS and GRA compliances (for bidders registered in Guyana), Valid Business and VAT Registration (where applicable), experience, financial and technical capacity. A margin of preference for national contractors/JVCAs shall not be applied.

    The Bidding Document must be delivered in a sealed envelope and marked as follows: “Design, Supply and Installation of Transmission Lines to accommodate the Solar PV Plants at Bartica (Lot 1) and/or “Design, Supply and Installation of Transmission Lines to accommodate the Solar PV Plants at Lethem (Lot 2)”, to the address below on or before Thursday, November 11, 2021 at 9.00 a.m. Electronic submission of bidding document shall not be permitted. Late bids will be rejected.

    Bids will be opened physically in the presence of the bidders’ representatives who choose to attend in person or on-line at the address below on Thursday, November 11, 2021. Pre-bid meeting will be conducted on October 26, 2021 at 10:00 hours and all potential bidders are encouraged to attend.
    All bids shall be accompanied by a bid security of GYD1,000,000 or an equivalent amount in a freely convertible currency. For submission and bid opening:

    The Chairman,
    National Procurement & Tender Administration Board
    Ministry of Finance
    Main & Urquhart Streets
    Georgetown, Guyana

    Downloads


    ZIP_ Bartica_ Lethem Tender package (All Documents).zip (67 downloads)


    Standard Bidding Document – Bartica Lethem_ NPTA stamped-compressed (49 downloads)


    IFB-Transmission-Lines-Bartica-Lethem (Updated-22-Sep-2021) (27 downloads)


    Annex 1.0 Bartica 1.5MW Trans-Line-Tech-Spec-Updated-09-09-2021 (26 downloads)


    Annex 1.1 Bartica Diesel Power Plant Floor Plan Updated v2 (23 downloads)


    Annex 1.2 Bartica Diesel Power Plant – Site Plan v2 (22 downloads)


    Annex 1.3 Bartica Diesel Power Plant Interconnection Drawing v2 (22 downloads)


    Annex 1.4 Bartica Solar Farm Layout & Location v2 (23 downloads)


    Annex 1.5 Bartica Proposed Transmission Line Design-Route v.3 (18 downloads)


    Annex 1.6 Tech Guide Installing Directly Buried 13.8kV Cables (16 downloads)


    Annex 2.0 Lethem 1.0MW Trans-Line Tech-Specs (25-Aug-2021) (16 downloads)


    Annex 2.1 Lethem Power Plant Single Line Interconnect Layout (19 downloads)


    Annex 2.2 Location of Lethem Solar Farm v2 (29 downloads)


    Annex 2.3 Lethem Proposed Transmission Line Layout v2 (17 downloads)


    Annex 3 GPL National Grid Code (21 downloads)


    Annex 4 Occupational-Health-and-Safety (12 downloads)


    Annex 5 Environmental and Social Analysis Report (26 downloads)