Open Programme Extension of Transmission network – 2nd Component Ksani-Stepantsminda Transmission Line –


Country: Georgia
Project Name: Open Programme Extension of Transmission network
– 2nd Component Ksani-Stepantsminda Transmission Line –
Closing Date: 1st September 2014
Ref. No.: BMZ-Nr. 201366327
Funding Source: KfW
Type of notice: Invitation for Pre-qualification

GSE/Energotrans Ltd hereinafter referred to as “the Employer”, intends using part of the proceeds of a loan from the KfW Development Bank, hereinafter referred to as “the Bank”, towards the cost of the Ksani-Stepantsminda Transmission Line.

The Employer intends pre-qualifying firms to tender for the following contract, hereinafter referred to as “the Contract” on a Plant and Design-Build basis:

Construction of Ksani– Stepantsminda Transmission Line

The scope of the “Plant and Design-Build” contract includes design, engineering, manufacturing as well as transportation to site, unloading, temporary storage, installation and commissioning of OHL and associated equipment From Ksani SS up to Stepantsminda. The scope also includes all substation connections as well as provision of all information and documents to obtain necessary permits for construction and commissioning of 500 kV OHL.The total length of the line is about 100 km with 3 x ACSR conductors and an optical groundwire (OPGW).

Prequalification and tendering for contracts to be financed with the proceeds of a loan from the Bank is open to firms and joint ventures of firms from any country, except otherwise it would contradict the Bank’s procurement policies and rules.

A pure contracting company or a purchasing entity of a contracting/manufacturing company shall not be eligible to tender or participate in a tender in any capacity whatsoever.

Applicants have to furnish, as part of their Application, documentary evidence establishing their qualifications to perform the Contract if their tender is accepted.

Pre-qualification documents may be obtained from the office at the address of Energotrans Ltd. below upon payment of a non-refundable fee of EURO 250 or equivalent in a convertible currency on the following bank account:

Intermediary Bank: Commerzbank, Frankfurt, Germany, SWIFT: COBADEFF
Account with Institution:
Bank of Georgia,
SWIFT: BAGAGE22; 29a Gagarin street, Tbilisi 0160, Georgia;
Account: GE 37 BG 0000000 331415000 EUR

This request must be accompanied by a cover letter, clearly stating the name of the company and the country of domicile

Upon receipt of appropriate evidence of payment of the non-refundable fee, the documents will promptly be dispatched by courier; however, no liability can be accepted for their loss or late delivery.

If requested, the documents can be dispatched electronically in PDF format free of charge.

The prequalification documents must be duly completed and delivered to the address below, on or before 1st September 2014, 3.p.m. Documents which are received late shall be rejected and returned unopened.

Interested firms may obtain further information from, and inspect and acquire the prequalification documents at the following office:

Energotrans Ltd.
2, Baratashvili Street
Tbilisi 0105, Georgia
Mr. K. Sekhniashvili
Tel.: +995 32 510391
Fax: +995 32 510315