Zambia’s 100 MW Solar PV Project – 10 Shortlisted Called to Tender

  • Shortlisted companies have been invited to submit their proposals by 29 November 2018.
  • The process will be concluded in early 2019 based on a thorough evaluation of technical and financial criteria.
  • Applicants selected for award will sign a 25-year Power Purchase Agreement with ZESCO to deliver low-cost clean energy to the Zambian people.

On behalf of the Zambian Ministry of Energy, the GET FiT Zambia Secretariat has announced the launch of the Request for Proposal (RfP) stage of Round 1 of GET FiT Zambia, the 100 MW Solar PV tender. Shortlisted companies and consortia which successfully prequalified under the first stage have been invited to submit their proposals by 29 November 2018.

The ten shortlisted companies or consortia were selected following a competitive Request for Qualification which concluded in June 2018. During July and August 2018, GET FiT Zambia partnered with the Zambian government and ZESCO to finalize standardized project agreements and assess the propose sites to ensure that grid capacity is sufficient to connect the Projects presented at a given location. Having completed this exercise, we now look forward to working with our partners in government and shortlisted firms to ensure a successful outcome to the tender. The shortlisted firms are:

  1. Building Energy S.P.A
  2. EDF Energies Nouvelles
  3. Enel Green Power S.P.A.
  4. Engie Afrique S.A.
  5. Globeleq African Holdings Ltd & Aurora Power Solutions
  6. InnoVent SAS & Copperbelt Energy Corporation Plc
  7. Mulilo Group Holdings Proprietary Ltd
  8. Phanes Group
  9. Scatec Solar ASA
  10. SolarReserve Development Co

The process will be concluded in early 2019 based on a thorough evaluation of technical and financial criteria. Applicants selected for award will sign a 25-year Power Purchase Agreement with ZESCO to deliver low-cost clean energy to the Zambian people.

GET FiT Zambia is a program jointly developed and implemented by the Ministry of Energy of the Government of the Republic of Zambia and KfW Development Bank. The German Government is providing funding in support of GET FiT Zambia. For more information on KfW Development Bank, see below.

For more information on this tender, please contact: info@getfit-zambia.org

KfW Banking Group is one of the world’s leading promotional banks with more than 4,000 employees and 80 offices worldwide. With its decades of experience, it is committed to improving economic, social and ecological living conditions at home and abroad on behalf of the Federal Government and the Länder. KfW Development Bank, as part of KfW Banking Group, finances development projects in its partner countries. In 2017, KfW Development committed EUR 7.9 billion worldwide to more than 350 new projects and programmes.

Author: GET FiT Secretariat

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