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Consultancy services sought for Mbakaou hydropower project in Cameroon

Cameroon’s state power project developer Electricity Development Corporation (EDC) invites expressions of interest by 13 February from eligible consultants to carry out technical, economic, financial, environmental, social and contractual studies for the construction of a hydropower plant at the foot of the Mbakaou Dam as well as solar PV units at the Memve’ele and Lom Pangar dams. The consultancy services are to be financed by the World Bank within the framework of the Technical Assistance Project for the Development of Hydropower on the Sanaga river (PATDHS).

Interested consultancy firms should provide information demonstrating experience in undertaking detailed technical studies for the construction of hydropower projects and solar PV plants and also in the legal structuring more generally of electricity generation projects. The aim of the contracted consultancy works is to have a complete set of documents to enable the construction of the projects on the basis of a legal and financial structure through a Public Private Partnership (PPP). The scope of contract is to be carried out in three phases: (1) Feasibility studies for the construction of the aforementioned hydropower plants and associated solar PV arrays; (2) Studies for the legal, financial and commercial structuring of the projects: (3) Preparation of the contractual documents enabling the selection of one or more private partners for the development of the projects. The selected consultancy will also provide capacity building for EDC’s staff in certain areas related to the studies.

A consultant will be selected in accordance with the Consultant’s Quality and Cost Based Selection (QCBS) method set out in the World Bank’s Procurement Regulations. The full procurement notice can be viewed at

Expressions of interest in French should be delivered to Sylvie Fodjo, Spécialiste Passation des Marchés, Electricity Development Corporation (EDC), sis Immeuble Hibiscus, Avenue Charles de Gaulle, BP 15111 Yaoundé, no later than 12.00 hours local time on 13 February. For further information, contact: Adrien Towa, Director of Studies and Projects/Directeur des Etudes et des Projets, Electricity Development Corporation (EDC), Immeuble Hibiscus, Hippodrome, 4ème étage, Porte 412, Avenue Charles de Gaulle, Yaoundé. Tel.: + 237 222 23 10 89/222 05 98 39: Fax: +237 222 23 11 13; E-mail:; cc to;