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Construction of Hydro Power Generation and Evacuation System in Vanuatu
Procurement Process :ITB - Invitation to bid
Office :UNDP-PSU - VANUATU
Deadline :24-Apr-24 @ 04:00 AM (New York time)
Published on :05-Mar-24 @ 12:00 AM (New York time)
Development Area :OTHER  OTHER
Reference Number :UNDP-PSU-00513,1
Contact :Azaharudin Aziz - pso.bids@undp.org
Sustainable Procurement Indicators :Economic - Local communities, MSMEs and supplier diversity / Reserved minimum portion of contracted labour opportunities for local communities / Contract terms & conditions, KPIs and performance evaluation
Environmental - Prevention of pollution / Requirements for waste water management and prevention of effluents reaching water bodies including ground water. / Contract terms & conditions, KPIs and performance evaluation
Social - Human rights and labour issues / Requirement to adhere to the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the fundamental principles and rights at work as referred to in ILO's core conventions (freedom of association and the effective recognition of the right to collective bargaining, the elimination of all forms of forced labour, the effective abolition of child labour and the elimination of discrimination in respect of employment and occupation) / Contract terms & conditions, KPIs and performance evaluation

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Introduction : UNDP invites prospective bidders with business areas of green and renewable energy transition from fossil fuels to clean energy in the context of rural electrification program to submit a bid for the Construction Work of a renewable energy (hydro) power generation system and its associated power evacuation mini-grid distribution network at Waterfall and Melsisi sites on the island of Pentecost, Vanuatu.

The bid consists of 2 Lots; Lot 1 -Waterfall Site and Lot 2-Melsisi site.

The physical work for each Lot may include but is not limited to all the following:

Lot 1: Waterfall Site

a. Construction of approximately 23,907W hydroelectric generation system with 13 identical units of 2kW Turgo-type turbines (1,839W per turbine) installed in the Powerhouse. The turbines are required to have a total flow rate of 136.4 l/s with a total combined output of 23,907 W (1,839W per turbine). The length of the penstock connecting the intake to the powerhouse is approximately 110m.

b. Construction of approximately 20km of hybrid (underground and aerial) three-phase low-voltage distribution network to connect the estimated 368 users currently living in the targeted communities and is required to be installed at 1,000V.

c. Design and Construction of a powerhouse with approximately internal dimensions of 9.43 meters x 3.85 meters (36.39m2) with 2.5 meters height

Lot 2: Melsisi Sites

a. Construction of approximately 31,444 W hydroelectric generation system with 19 identical units of 1.75 kW Pelton-type turbines installed in the powerhouse. The turbines are required to have a total flow of 47.0 l/s with a combined output of 31,444 W (1,655 W per turbine). The length of the penstock connecting the intake and powerhouse is approximately 850m.

b. Construction of approximately 5 km of three-phase underground distribution network to connect the estimated 385 users currently living in the targeted communities and is required to be installed at 1,000V.

c. Design and Construction of a powerhouse with internal dimensions of 11.35 x 5.18 m (58.8m2) with 2.5 meters height

Please note that the pre-bid conference (using Zoom meeting) is scheduled as follows:

Date: Thursday, 21st March 2024

Time: 11 00 am., Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Time

Meeting details will be provided directly to the bidders who express interest in participating by email to pso.bids@undp.org or through a messaging functionality in Quantum e-Tendering messaging functionality.

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We look forward to receiving your bid

UNDP Office of Procurement,

Global Procurement Supply Division

Crisis, Climate, and Infrastructure Team


Amendment : Corrected the contact detail.
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