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SERVICES OF A FIRM FOR THE “RE DECADE REPORT”
Procurement Process :RFP - Request for proposal
Office :UNDP Country OFfice - PHILIPPINES
Deadline :26-Jul-18
Posted on :12-Jul-18
Development Area :SERVICESSERVICES
Reference Number :48006
Link to Atlas Project :
00088788 - DevtforREApplicationsMainstreaming&Market Sustainability
Documents :
RFP-2018-050
Bid Bulletin # 1
Overview :

Development for Renewable Energy Applications for Mainstreaming and Market Sustainability” (DREAMS) is a 5-year partnership project of the Global Environment Facility (GEF), the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) and the Department of Energy (DOE). DOE is the national implementing partner. The project document was signed in June 2016.

The contractor shall organize an expert team that will write the articles and prepare the lay-out of a “ready to print” report on the 10 years of implementation of the RA 9513.

i. Target audience: The target audience would be composed of two sectors.

Sector 1: institutions engaged in the power industry (both renewable and non-renewable) officials and technical staff of LGUs (municipal and provincial), electric cooperatives, members of the Regional Development Councils and government agencies, financing institutions, international organizations with specific programs or initiatives on renewable energy and climate adaptation and mitigation.

Sector 2: Consumer associations, advocates of RE technologies, academe, research organizations and civil society organizations who are in the field of renewable energy and environment.

ii. Coverage: The accomplishment report for RA 9513 will cover the period 2008 to 2018. The cut-off date for accomplishment will be August 2018. Only projects completed or on-going during that period will be included.For historical purposes however, e.g. history of the RE law and other benchmark energy data and information, may be utilized. The role of the Capacity Building to Renewable Energy Development (CBRED) project must be included in the history of the RE law.

iii. Content Outline: A focused group discussion with the DOE including other experts must be conducted to gather inputs on the final range of topics, depth of reporting and analysis and data sources that will be included in the Decade Report.  However, at the minimum, the report  shall contain the major topics listed in Annex 1.

iv. Content Outline: A focused group discussion with the DOE including other experts must be conducted to gather inputs on the final range of topics, depth of reporting and analysis and data sources that will be included in the Decade Report.  However, at the minimum, the report  shall contain the major topics listed in Annex 1.

v. Data sources: All data sources must be properly cited. Official government data particularly from the official reports of the DOE shall be the main, and in case of conflict or doubt on data, shall be the final reference point. Data from other sources may be used to clarify, support, or encourage critical thinking on the RE industry. A bibliography of proposed data sources shall be submitted as part of the bid document.

vi. Particular sections may require expert analysis. In such cases, expert writers may be commissioned by the contractor to write on a specific topic. A list of writers and their credentials shall be submitted as part of the bidding requirement.

vii. All photography and illustrations must be original. Graphics lifted from the internet , e.g. google, or other publications are not allowed even if permission will be granted. Note that all articles, original art works including photography shall become property of the project. Full acknowledgement will be provided.

viii. Format:  The articles must be written with the following format in mind.

  • Writing style: There must be balance between technical and non-technical writing to ensure that the content suits the target audience.

  • Pages: the estimated length is 150-200 pages (magazine format with fonts not less than 11size for easy reading).

  • Pictures and illustrations and graphs, maps, figures and tables must not account to more than 60% of the entire content.

  • Size: magazine size.

  • Color: Full color to be printed in glossy paper.