Deadline: Mar - 28 - 2022
Deadline: Mar - 28 - 2022
The Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (SACREEE) is implementing the ‘Improvement of Livelihoods in SADC Member States through the Adoption of Distributed Renewable Energy for Productive Use’ project. The project is being implemented as a pilot over 24 months covering Angola, Botswana, Malawi, Namibia and Zambia. It is being implemented under the Intra-African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) Global Climate Change Alliance Plus (GCCA+) Programme through the Water-Energy-Food (WEF) nexus.
The GCCA+ Programme is funded by the European Union through the SADC Secretariat. The programme is implemented together with the Global Water Partnership Southern Africa (GWPSA), the Centre for Coordination of Agricultural Research and Development for Southern Africa (CCARDESA), the Southern African Regional Universities Association (SARUA), national, regional and international key stakeholders including rural electrification agencies, project developers and Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs). The project will contribute to the specific objective of SADC to enhance the capacity of Member States to undertake adaptation and mitigation actions in response to the effects of global climate change.
In Zambia, the WEF nexus demonstration project will be implemented in Katapazi, Kazungula district (-17°36'43.72", +26° 8'29.62"). SACREEE together with GWPSA and CCARDESA, with the support of the Ministry of Energy are therefore looking for a highly experienced Zambian company to design, supply, install and commission a solar powered irrigation system, water supply system and other Distributed Renewable Energy (DRE) for Productive Use Technologies at Katapazi.
The work package of the assignment includes the following:
a) Conducting specialized studies such as geotechnical and resource assessment for the water supply and irrigation system and other Distributed Renewable Energy (DRE) for Productive Use technologies.
b) Designing a cost-effective and robust solar powered water supply system for irrigation, domestic purposes and animal consumption.
c) Propose and design systems for Productive Use of Renewable Energy (PURE) for the community based on the energy demand assessment.
d) Responsible for siting, drilling, construction and development of one productive borehole
e) Responsible for supplying, installation of pump(s)and construction of water storage facilities
f) Propose solutions to increase the skills capacity of the community to operate and maintain the water supply, irrigation and DRE-Systems.
g) Build capacity of the community to operate and maintain the water supply, irrigation and DRE-Systems.
h) Installation of solar powered water supply, irrigation systems and proposed PURE technologies.
Bidders applying for this call should fulfil the following criteria:
Mandatory Site Visit
It is mandatory for all bidders to visit the project site before submitting their proposals. Bidders must visit the site of the works to obtain by themselves all information and / or suggest changes that may be deemed necessary for the completion of their bids. The site visit is scheduled to take place on the 11th of March 2022.
Note: Booking for site visit is required and all costs associated with the site visit will be covered by the bidder.
Bidders that fulfill the above criteria and are interested in applying should request for the detailed terms of reference (ToR) from; email@example.com and cc firstname.lastname@example.org specifying subject “ToR_Zambia”. The deadline for requesting the ToR and booking for the mandatory site visit is by the 7th of March 2022 at 17:00 Central African Time (CAT).
Only bidders that would have participated in the mandatory site visit will be requested to submit electronic copies of the technical and financial proposal, specifying subject “GCCA+ WEF Nexus Demonstration Project - Zambia EPC” to the email address: email@example.com. The proposals should be submitted by the 28th of March 2022 at 17:00 Central African Time (CAT).
Application past the deadline will not be accepted