EDF — Feasibility study for sub-transmission high-voltage lines and distribution substations for rural electrification

Country: Tanzania (United Republic of)
Language: EN
Number: 4329281
Publication date: 19-09-2017
Source: TED
Tags: Energy


1.Publication reference:EuropeAid/139198/IH/SER/TZ.


3.Programme title:Technical cooperation facility 1 under 11th EDF.

4.Financing:Financing agreement No TZ/FED/037-480.

5.Contracting authority:The National Authorising Officer for EDF, at the Ministry of Finance and Planning is the contracting authority on behalf of the Government of the United Republic of Tanzania (GoT), Dar es Salaam, UNITED REPUBLIC OF TANZANIA.

6.Nature of contract:Global price.

7.Contract description:The European Union through 11th EDF has allocated funds to support a technical and economic feasibility studies for extension of high-voltage transmission lines of 220 kV, 132 kV and installation of distribution substations of 220/33 kV and 132/33 kV to improve voltage levels in rural areas in mainland Tanzania where the national grid has been and/or is to be extended. The study will include the environmental and social impact assessment, and development of a suitable resettlement action plan (RAP) in order to increase the quality of rural electrification network.

8.Indicative budget:1 500 000 EUR.

9.Intended timing of publication of the contract notice:October 2017.

10.Additional information:The feasibility study will include alternative options for development and provision of the optimal designs and specifications for the recommended transmission lines and substations with required ancillary equipment, recommendation for required energy efficiency measures and provision of required scaling up of generation to accompany the proposed extensions. The study will provide cost estimates for the proposed investments, anticipated operation and maintenance costs as well as a proposed implementation schedule for the recommended extensions under short, medium and long-term periods specific for each of the locations.

11.Legal basis:Annex IV to the Partnership Agreement between the members of the African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States of the one part, and the European Community and its Member States, of the other part, signed in Cotonou on 23.6.2000 as amended in Luxembourg on 25.6.2005 and in Ouagadougou on 22.6.2010. Reference is made to Annex IV as revised by Decision No 1/2014 of the ACP–EU Council of Ministers of 20.6.2014.