Procurement and Construction (EPC) contract for 5 MWof UliastaiSolar PV Plant andBattery Energy Storage System

Invitation for Bids

Date:

14 February 2020

Loan No.

Grant No. and Title:

3708/0610- MON:   Upscaling Renewable Energy Sector Project

Contract No. and Title:

A3: Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) contract for 5 MWof UliastaiSolar PV Plant andBattery Energy Storage System 

Deadline for Submission of Bids:

27 March 2020; 14:00 AM (Ulaanbaatar time)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1.         The Government of Mongolia has received financing from the Asian Development Bank (ADB) toward the cost of Upscaling Renewable Energy Sector Project. Part of this financing will be used for payments under the contract named above. Bidding is open to Bidders from eligible source countries of ADB.

2.            TheMinistry of Energy (“the Employer”) invites sealed bids from eligible Bidders for the Design, Supply and Installation of the EPC contract for 5 MW of Uliastai Solar PV Plant and Battery Energy Storage System (“the Facilities”).

3.         International competitive bidding will be conducted in accordance with ADB’s Single-Stage: Two-Envelope procedure and is open to all Bidders from eligible countries as described in the Bidding Document.

4.         Only eligible Bidders with the following key qualifications should participate in this bidding:

i)              Minimum average annual turnover of USD 17,000,000.00 calculated as total certified payments received for contracts in progress or completed, within the last three (3) years;

ii)             The Bidder must demonstrate that itsfinancial resources meet or exceed the total requirement for the Subject Contract of USD 2,650,000.00;

iii)            Participation as contractor, management contractor, or subcontractor, in at least 2 contracts for solar PV plants with minimum capacity of 5 MWac in the last 5 years which installed in similar climate condition to Employer’s country and have been successfully operated for at least 2 years. Each contract has been successfully or substantially completed within the last 5 years and that is similar to the proposed contract.

iv)           Participation as contractor, management contractor, or subcontractor, in at least 3 contracts for battery energy storage system with minimum capacity of 3.6 MWh in the last 7 years which have been successfully operated for at least 2 years. Each contract that has been successfully or substantially completed within the last 7 years and that is similar to the proposed contract.

v)            Experience in key activities related to: (i) detailed engineering design for at least 2 contracts for solar PV plants with minimum capacity of 5 MWac in the last 5 years which installed in similar climate condition to Employer’s country and have been successfully operated for at least 2 years, (ii) detailed engineering design in for at least 3 contracts for battery energy storage system with minimum capacity of 3.6 MWh in the last 7 years which have been successfully operated for at least 2 years, (iii) at least 3 contracts for battery energy storage system integration into the renewable energy power plant in the last 7 years which have been successfully operated for at least 2 years, and (iv) at least 2 operation and maintenance contracts for solar PV plants with minimum capacity of 5 MW ac in the last 5 years; and 

vi)           For complete eligibility and qualification requirements refer to the bidding documents.

5.         To obtain further information and inspect the Bidding Documents, Bidders should contact:

Ministry of Energy (c/o Project Management Unit)

Attention:           Ms. Zultsetseg Davaanyam, Procurement Officer

Address:            Room #507, White Gate Center, 3rd Khoroo, Khan-Uul District,Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia

Telephone:         (+976) 7710 5007

Fax:                   (+976) 7710 2007

E-mail:               srep@energy.gov.mn

6.         To purchase the Bidding Documents in English, eligible bidders should:

·       write to the address above requesting the Bidding Documents of A3: EPC contract for 5 MW of Uliastai Solar PV Plant and Battery Energy Storage System

·       Courier costs to be paid by bidders at actual costs for delivery of hard copy of the bidding documents. Contact Project Coordinator for details of courier costs.

·       pay a non-refundable fee of US$ 300.00 paid by direct deposit to below account.

Account name          Ministry of Finance /100900011855/

Account No.              340101868003

Beneficiary’s bank    State bank of Mongolia, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia

SWIFT code             STBMMNUB

 

Correspondent bankKookmin bank

Country                     Seoul, South Korea

SWIFT code             CZNBKRSE

Account No.              7968USD019

 

Intermediary bank for Kookmin bank-Wells Fargo bank

Country                     United States America

SWIFT code             PNBPUS3NNYC

 

No liability will be accepted for lost or late delivery.

7.         Deliver your bid:

·       to the address above in para 5.

·       on or before the deadline: 27 March 2020; 14:00 PM (Ulaanbaatar time)     

·       together with a Bid Security as described in the Bidding Document.

Bids will be opened 27 March 2020; 15:00 PM (Ulaanbaatar time) in the presence of Bidders’ representatives who choose to attend.