The assignment will require the preparation of a bankable technical and economic feasibility study and prepare specifications, design and tender documents for implementation of the interconnector project. The following deliverables are expected from the study: (i) Technical and economic feasibility Report; (ii) Detailed designs; (iii) Tender documents; and, (iv) a Project Information Memorandum (PIM). The bankable feasibility report will enable the two utilities (NamPower, Namibia and RNT-EP, Angola) to mobilise resources from international lenders for the implementation of the project.
Consultants may constitute joint ventures to enhance their chances of qualification. The consultant must have: (1) 15 years’ specific experience in power system analysis (steady state and dynamic) of large power systems and planning /analysis of interconnections; Economic and financial analysis of energy projects; Operation of large transmission networks; Design of substations and transmission lines; Load forecasting; Knowledge of national and international laws and regulations on the environment. (2) At least three similar assignments executed/under execution globally; (3) At least one similar assignment in developing countries. The firm should be able to field highly experienced multinational teams, covering at a minimum, areas such as: A Project Lead/Team lead; Substations Engineer; Transmission Lines Engineer; Protection Engineer; SCADA and Telecommunications Expert; Power Systems Engineer/Planner; Civil Engineer; Procurement Expert; Social expert; Geotechnical Expert; Topographer; Economist or Financial Analyst; Market Specialist; and Legal Expert.
Expressions of interest must be delivered in English to the address below (in person or by mail) by 14 April at 15:00 local hours and mention “Expressions of Interest for Consultancy Services for the Technical and Economic Feasibility Studies for the Baynes Hydro-Power Plant (Angola and Namibia) 400 kV Transmission Lines Project.” For further information, contact: Thembekani Luthuli, SAPP-PAU Procurement Specialist, Southern African Power Pool, 222 Morningside Close, Morningside, Johannesburg, South Africa. Tel: +27 72 709 7252; E-mail: email@example.com