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EPS invites bids to build two small hydropower plants in Serbia

Bids are invited by 2 July for the construction of two small hydro plants near Valjevo, Serbia.

Serbia’s state-owned power utility Elektroprivreda Srbije (EPS) invites bids by 2 July from contractors for the construction of two new small hydropower plants in Ćelije, near the city of Kruševac, and in Rovni, near the city of Valjevo.

In addition to construction services, the scope of works includes the supply and installation of complete electrical and mechanical equipment, including turbines. A detailed description of the Ćelije and Rovni hydropower plants to be constructed by the selected contractor is provided in the tender documents, which may be obtained from the office at the address below on payment of a non-refundable fee of €400 to the account of Elektroprivreda Srbije JP Beograd (IBAN: RS35170000030048233311; SWIFT: BACXRSBG) held at Unicredit Bank Serbia JSC via the intermediary UniCredit SPA Milano (SWIFT: UNCRITMM) with an accompanying note stating: Payment for purchase of tender documents for Lot 5: Construction of two new small hydropower plants in Serbia: Ćelije SHPP and Rovni SHPP. Tenderers from the Republic of Serbia may obtain the tender documents on payment of a non-refundable fee of Dinar 47 000 to the account of EPS JP no. 160-700-13 held at Banca Intesa AD, Beograd.

It is expected that the contract will be signed in the third quarter of 2018 and will be completed within 62 weeks. The cost of construction of the two plants will be financed from a loan from the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, and is open to companies from any country.

The Tenderer (or JVCA partner or subcontractor) should have valid professional licences for execution of works no. I010G1 and I010G3 issued by the Ministry of Construction, Transport and Infrastructure of Republic of Serbia or shall demonstrate that the tenderer (or JVCA partner or subcontractor) will obtain such licences at the time of the contract award. The tenderer will have to provide documents demonstrating that they applied for licences up to 30 days after tender opening. The tenderer can find information on how to obtain the required licences on the following website: The following document describes how to obtain required licences: “Pravilnik o načinu, postupku i sadržini podataka za utvrđivanje ispunjenosti uslova za izdavanje licence za izradu tehničke dokumentacije i licence za građenje objekata”.

Prospective tenderers may obtain further information from, and inspect and acquire the tender documents by contacting:

Dejan Vuksanović, Project Manager, Department for Key Investment Projects, Electric Power Industry of Serbia, Belgrade (EPS), 1-3, Masarikova street,
11000 Belgrade,
Tel: +381 11 3952 341;
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