THE UNITED REPUBLIC OF TANZANIA
TANZANIA ELECTRIC SUPPLY COMPANY LIMITED (TANESCO)
REQUEST FOR EXPRESSION OF INTEREST(CONSULTING SERVICES – FIRMS SELECTION)
TENDER NO.PA/001/14/HQ/C/024 FOR PROVISION OF CONSULTANCY SERVICES FOR TECHNICAL, LEGAL AND FINANCIAL TRANSACTIONS FOR 200-300MW COMBINED CYCLE GAS POWER PLANT AT MKURANGA
Name of Project: ENERGY SECTOR CAPACITY BUILDING PROJECT - CR 5217 - TA
The Government of the United Republic of Tanzania (GoT) has received a technical assistance credit from the World Bank and a grant from the Canadian Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development (DFATD) toward the cost of the Energy Sector Capacity Building Project (ESCBP), and intends to apply part of the proceeds for consulting services.
The consulting services (“the services”) include but not necessarily be limited to the following tasks: (i) Site screening and due diligence; (ii) structuring the Project for private investment (developing PPP options; project structuring and risk allocation; financial modeling; market sounding; etc.); (iii) structuring the bidding process of selecting private sector developer; (iv) implementing the transaction: transaction marketing, pre-qualification of investors; development of contractual documents -- bidding and project documents such as a Power Purchase Agreement, Gas Supply Agreement, Implementation Agreement and others, as appropriate; implementing the bidding process; and assisting with the contract award; and (v) financial closure of the Project.
The Tanzania Electric Supply Company Limited (TANESCO) now invites eligible consulting firms (‘Consultants”) to indicate their interest in providing the services. Interested Consultants should provide information demonstrating that they have the required qualifications and relevant experience to perform the Services. The shortlisting criteria are: experience in similar assignments, experience in similar conditions, availability of appropriate skills among staff, etc).
The attention of interested Consultants is drawn to paragraph 1.9 of the World Bank’s Guidelines: Selection and Employment of Consultants [under IBRD Loans and IDA Credits & Grants] by World Bank Borrowers dated January, 2011 (“Consultant Guidelines”), setting forth the World Bank’s policy on conflict of interest.
Consultants may associate with other firms in the form of a joint venture or a sub-consultancy to enhance their qualifications.
A Consultant will be selected in accordance with the Quality and Cost Based Selection (QCBS) method set out in the Consultant Guidelines.
Further information can be obtained at the address below during office hours from 09.00 – 12.30 hours and 14.00 – 16.30 hours local time, on Mondays to Fridays inclusive, except on public holidays.
Expression of Interest in One (1) Original and Five (5) copies must be delivered to the address below in person or by mail on or before 14.30 hours local time on March 12, 2014
Address for further Information
The Secretary, TANESCO Tender Board, TANESCO Head Office - Umeme Park Building, Ubungo-Morogoro Road, Third Floor, Room No. 305A, P.O. Box 9024, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Fax: 255 (22) 2451145/2452172; Email: email@example.com
Address for Submission of Expressions of Interest
The Secretary, TANESCO Tender Board, TANESCO Head Office-Umeme Park Building,Ubungo-Morogoro Road, Ground Floor, Room G.15, P.O. Box 9024, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.