Invitation for Bids | 18.11.2022

18 November 2022


18 November 2022


The Kyrgyz Republic

Project title

“Start-up of Second Generator Unit of Kambarata HPP-2”

Contract title

“Start-up of Second Generator Unit of Kambarata HPP-2 –

Electromechanical Equipment and Civil Works”



Deadline for Submission of Bids

1 March 2023


1. Kyrgyz Republic has received financing from the Eurasian Fund for Stabilization and Development (EFSD) towards the cost of the Project: Start-up of Second Generator Unit of Kambarata HPP-2. The end recipient of the loan is the Open Joint Stock Company “Electric Power Plants”. It is intended to apply part of this loan to payments under the contract “Start-up of Second Generator Unit of Kambarata HPP-2 - Electromechanical Equipment and Civil Works”. Bidding is open to all eligible bidders. The eligibility rules and procedures of EFSD and World Bank, specified in Procurement policy for projects funded by EFSD, July 10, 2013 (“EFSD Procurement Policy”) and World Bank’s Guidelines: Procurement of Goods, Works and Non-Consulting Services under IBRD Loans and IDA Credits & Grants by World Bank Borrowers, January 2011 (“Procurement Guidelines”), will govern the bidding process. 

2. The Open Joint Stock Company “Electric Power Plants” (EPP), (the “Employer") invites sealed bids from eligible bidders for participation in the tender for the performance of the Plant Design, Supply, and Installation contract: “Start-up of Second Generator Unit of Kambarata HPP-2 - Electromechanical Equipment and Civil Works”, that mainly includes: Construction/finalization of the tunnel/waterway, including the steel penstock with compensators, turbine, generator, main transformer, respective excitation and speed governor systems, all for Unit 2, as well as related civil works in the powerhouse and at the tailwater area, including riverbank protection, and powerhouse finishing works. In addition, the scope includes construction of a new 500kV substation with SF6 insulated circuit breakers, shunt reactors and 500/110kV autotransformer, and extension of the existing 110kV substation, new short transmission lines of 500kV and 110kV voltage levels and control and protection systems and necessary electrical and mechanical balance of plant equipment. The scope shall include design, manufacturing, delivery, installation, testing, commissioning, energizing and services, complete in each respect on a turnkey basis, as detailed and specified in the bidding documents. 

3. Bidding will be conducted through the Single Stage Single Envelope International competitive bidding procedure, in accordance with World Bank’s “Procurement Guidelines” and EFSD Procurement Policy. In addition, please refer to the definition of conflict of interest set forth in the EFSD Procurement Policy. 

4. Interested eligible Bidders may obtain further information from, and inspect the bidding documents at the address of the Employer given below: 

Open Joint Stock Company Electric Power Plants

Project Implementation Unit (PIU)

Mr. Daniyar Satymbaev

108, Shabdan-baatyra avenue (office 122)

720022, Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic

tel: +996 312 67 02 61

tel/fax: +996 312 66 34 09

A complete set of documents, in the English language, may be purchased by interested eligible Bidders, from 18 November 2022 onwards upon presentation of a written application to the above office and upon payment of a non-refundable fee of USD $450. The price includes one set of documents as a hard copy (except Drawings from Division C Volume 2 and EIA from Volume 3) and a soft copy (complete set) recorded on electronic data storage device and does not include courier charges. The method of payment will be by transfer through a bank account. The bank account of the Employer is the following: 

The codes of the SWIFT message


Account number

Bank name





Kookmin Bank, Seoul, South Korea

Beneficiary bank




OAO AIYL BANK, Kyrgyz Republic, Bishkek




Beneficiary name



Beneficiary account



Address: Bishkek,

108.Shabdan Baatyr Avenue




Purpose of payment:

Bidding documents





All bids must be accompanied by a Bid Security as required in the bidding documents. 

All bids must be delivered to the Employer’s address: 

Project Implementation Unit (office 122)

108, Shabdan-baatyra Avenue, 720022, Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic

at or before 1st March 2023,14:00 hours local time in Bishkek. 

Late bids will be rejected. 

Bids will be publicly opened at 1st March 2023,14:00 hours local time in Bishkek or promptly thereafter in the premises of the OJSC “Electric Power Plants” (Assembly hall) at 108, Shabdan-baatyra Avenue, 720022, Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic in the presence of the Bidders’ representatives who choose to attend. 

5. The Employer will not be responsible for any costs or expenses incurred by the Bidders in connection with the preparation or delivery of their bids.

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