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Request for EoI for PV Solar System Design or Design, Supply and Installation Services

UNOPS
Request for EoI for PV Solar System Design or Design, Supply and Installation Services Request for EOI

Reference: EOI/2017/611
Beneficiary country(ies): Multiple destinations (see 'Countries' tab below)
Registration level: Basic
Published on: 29-Mar-2017
Deadline on: 21-Apr-2017 10:00 0.00

Description
The objective of this EOI is for UNOPS to enter into multiple non-exclusive Long Term Agreements with the Suppliers engaged in PV Solar Design or  Design, Supply and Instalation services.

UNOPS intends to conduct a competitive solicitation exercise for the design, supply, installation, commissioning & testing and operation & maintenance of PV Solar energy system to establish multiple Long Term Agreements (LTAs).

The upcoming Request for Proposal (RFP) will be divided into 2 lots. Lot 1 will comprise of PV solar engineering consultancy services and the lot 2 will cover the design, supply and installation services including after sales and operation and maintenance (0 & M) services. The scope of works under these 2 lots is briefly described below:

Lot 1: Solar Engineering Consultancy Services
The scope of works under lot 1 may include Professional Engineering Consulting, design and supervision of Solar PV Energy system. The Consulting may be carried out either on-desk and/or on-site. The supplier shall also assist in energy requirements of the client and prepare feasibility report (both technical and economic). In addition, Supplier shall be responsible for solar system design review prepared by another supplier and technical supervision of the works during installation/construction phase. Please note that all the above services are not requested for all projects but the scope and magnitude of consulting services may vary from one project to another depending upon the specific need.

Lot 2: PV Solar System Design, Supply, Delivery, Installation, Commissioning, Testing, Operation and Maintenance 
 
Lot 2 will include design, supply and installation works of PV solar energy system. The system may comprise of off-grid, on-grid and/or hybrid systems. The supplier shall provide a list of individual solar system components e.g. Solar PV Panels, Inverters, batteries, cables etc. that will be used for specific solar system design configuration to meet the need of each potential project. In addition, Suppliers shall deliver the components and accessories to the project site, install and test and commission the system including operation & maintenance and after-sales services.
 
Since the magnitude and location of the project site is unknown at this stage, there will be provision for secondary bidding exercise among LTA holders.

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IMPORTANT NOTE: Interested vendors must respond to this tender using the UNOPS eSourcing system, via the UNGM portal. In order to access the full UNOPS tender details, request clarifications on the tender, and submit a vendor response to a tender using the system, vendors need to be registered as a UNOPS vendor at the UNGM portal and be logged into UNGM. For guidance on how to register on UNGM and submit responses to UNOPS tenders in the UNOPS eSourcing system, please refer to the user guide and other resources available at: https://esourcing.unops.org/#/Help/Guides

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This tender has been posted through the UNOPS eSourcing system. Cet avis a été publié au moyen du système eSourcing de l'UNOPS. Esta licitación ha sido publicada usando el sistema eSourcing de UNOPS.
Countries/territories
Afghanistan
Albania
Algeria
American Samoa
Andorra
Angola
Anguilla
Antigua and Barbuda
Argentina
Armenia
Aruba
Australia
Austria
Azerbaijan
Bahamas
Bahrain
Bangladesh
Barbados
Belarus
Belgium
Belize
Benin
Bermuda
Bhutan
Bolivia
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Botswana
Brazil
British Indian Ocean Territory
Brunei Darussalam
Bulgaria
Burkina Faso
Burundi
Cambodia
Cameroon
Canada
Cape Verde
Cayman Islands
Central African Republic
Chad
Chile
China
Christmas Island
Colombia
Comoros
Congo
Cook Islands
Costa Rica
Côte d'Ivoire
Croatia
Cuba
Cyprus
Czech Republic
Congo, The Democratic Republic of the
Denmark
Djibouti
Dominica
Dominican Republic
Timor-Leste
Ecuador
Egypt
El Salvador
Equatorial Guinea
Eritrea
Estonia
Ethiopia
Falkland Islands (Malvinas) - A dispute exists between the Governments of Argentina and the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland concerning sovereignty over the Falkland Islands (Malvinas)
Faroe Islands
Fiji
Finland
France
French Guiana
French Polynesia
Gabon
Gambia
Georgia
Germany
Ghana
Gibraltar
Greece
Greenland
Grenada
Guadeloupe
Guam
Guatemala
Guinea
Guinea-Bissau
Guyana
Haiti
Honduras
Hong Kong, Special Administrative Region of China
Hungary
Iceland
India
Indonesia
Iran, Islamic Republic of
Iraq
Ireland
Israel
Italy
Jamaica
Japan
Jordan
Kazakhstan
Kenya
Kiribati
Korea, Democratic People's Republic of
Korea, Republic of
Kuwait
Kyrgyzstan
Lao People's Democratic Republic
Latvia
Lebanon
Lesotho
Liberia
Libyan Arab Jamahiriya
Liechtenstein
Lithuania
Luxembourg
Macao, Special Administrative Region of China
Macedonia, the former Yugoslav Republic
Madagascar
Malawi
Malaysia
Maldives
Mali
Malta
Marshall Islands
Martinique
Mauritania
Mauritius
Mayotte
Mexico
Micronesia, Federated States of
Moldova, Republic of
Monaco
Mongolia
Montserrat
Morocco
Mozambique
Myanmar
Namibia
Nauru
Nepal
Netherlands
Netherlands Antilles
New Caledonia
New Zealand
Nicaragua
Niger
Nigeria
Niue
Norway
Oman
Pakistan
Palau
Panama
Papua New Guinea
Paraguay
Peru
Philippines
Pitcairn
Poland
Portugal
Puerto Rico
Qatar
Reunion
Romania
Russian Federation
Rwanda
Saint Helena
Saint Kitts and Nevis
Saint Lucia
Saint Pierre and Miquelon
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Samoa
San Marino
Sao Tome and Principe
Saudi Arabia
Senegal
Seychelles
Sierra Leone
Singapore
Slovakia
Slovenia
Solomon Islands
Somalia
South Africa
Spain
Sri Lanka
Sudan
Suriname
Svalbard and Jan Mayen
Eswatini
Sweden
Switzerland
Syrian Arab Republic
Taiwan, Province of China
Tajikistan
Thailand
Togo
Tokelau
Tonga
Trinidad and Tobago
Tunisia
Turkey
Turkmenistan
Turks and Caicos Islands
Tuvalu
Uganda
Ukraine
United Arab Emirates
United Kingdom
Tanzania, United Republic of
United States of America
Uruguay
Uzbekistan
Vanuatu
Venezuela
Viet Nam
Virgin Islands, British
Virgin Islands, U. S.
Wallis and Futuna Islands
Western Sahara
Yemen
Zambia
Zimbabwe
Antarctica
Palestine, State of
Serbia, Republic of
Montenegro
Kosovo
South Sudan
B  -  Industrial Equipment & Tools
26000000  -  Power Generation and Distribution Machinery and Accessories
26130000  -  Power generation
26131500  -  Power plants
26131507  -  Solar power plants
J  -  Services
81000000  -  Engineering and Research and Technology Based Services
81100000  -  Professional engineering services
81101500  -  Civil engineering
81101516  -  Energy or utility consulting service
New clarification added: Q.No.#5: Regarding to the mandatory requirement related with the provision of local representatives in at least 25 developing Countries, we would like to know if it would be accepted a letter of commitment referring to assurance that local partner will be appointed in the country in which the project is executed in case of Contract award in this solicitation process.Unfortunately, this will not suffice. The Supplier will be required to provide full contact details of local representatives in at least 25 developing countries in the upcoming solicitation documents. 

Changed/edited on: 10-Apr-2017 10:33
Changed/edited by: webservice@unops.org
New clarification added: Q.No#1: In the EoI, there are multiple countries listed: We must express interest in all the countries listed or we have the option to choose which country (s) we would like to participate?The Supplier is required to express interest in all Countries listed. In case of lot 2, one of the mandatory requirements in upcoming solicitation process will be the provision of local representatives/service providers in at least 25 developing Countries and in case of Contract award, assurance that local service provider will be appointed in the country in which the project is executed, if not already present.Q.No#2: We have 6 local partners in Africa, 6 in Middle East and 2 in Asia reaching a total of 14. However due to our strong historical and cultural ties as a Country, we have been very successful in securing qualified partnerships since our establishment in 2009. We are confident that we will find, train and provide qualified local service providers. Can you please confirm if we should proceed with EOI, regarding our local service providers figures which is currently 14 vs 25 as requested?Provision of local representatives in at least 25 developing Countries will be mandatory in order to be shortlisted for solicitation process for lot 2.Q.No#3: Regarding to the mandatory requirement related with the provision of local representatives in at least 25 developing Countries, we would like to know if having direct contact with the commercial offices of our government in over 100 countries would be accepted in this solicitation process.This will not be accepted. Q.No#4: We intend to express our interest for design services only (lot 1) but the system does not allow us to submit the EoI unless we also answer questions related to lot 2. In case of Suppliers, who intend to express interest for lot 1 only, please mark "No" to Yes/No Questions, write "Not Appicable" in case of free-text question and upload a blank document with file name "Not Applicable" for questions/documents related to lot 2 only. Please also see the ammendment No.#1 issued on 07 April 2017. 

Changed/edited on: 10-Apr-2017 10:09
Changed/edited by: webservice@unops.org
New amendment added #1: This amendment is being done to add additional information in the General tab of the tender to be displayed in UNGM. In case of prospective Suppliers who intend to express interest for lot 1 only, please note that  the document "Brief presentation of the proposed product, method of delivery and installation." is mandatory for lot 2 only but due to the system requirements, the suppliers are advised to upload a blank document with file name "Not Applicable" in order to enable tender submission. 

Changed/edited on: 07-Apr-2017 15:29
Changed/edited by: webservice@unops.org
New clarification added: The Supplier is required to express interest in all Countries listed. One of the mandatory requirements in upcoming solicitation process will be the provision of local representatives in at least 25 developing Countries and in case of Contract award, assurance that local service provider will be appointed in the country in which the project is executed, if not already present.

Changed/edited on: 06-Apr-2017 13:47
Changed/edited by: webservice@unops.org