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Consultancy Services for Solar Photovoltaic (PV) Implementation Advisor for National Electrification Project

News   •   Feb 02, 2016 16:19 IST

The Republic of the Union of Myanmar has received Financing from the International Development Association (IDA) and intends to apply part of the proceeds of this financing to payments under the contract for a Solar PV Implementation Advisor for National Electrification Project (NEP). Tendersontime, a leading Procurement Information provider is the first agency to report this notification.

The National Electrification Project includes an off-grid electrification component with $90 million in IDA Credits. IDA support in off-grid areas will target communities located far beyond the existing national grid and, thus, unlikely to receive grid-based access in the next 10 or more years. More importantly, the IDA support will be directed to the peripheral States/Regions with social and ethnic cohesion and peace building, Off-grid electrification will be technology neutral, depending on technology assessment for target communities, including solar photovoltaic (PV), mini-hydropower, wind, diesel, and hybrid (eg. Diesel / solar). Deployment of household solar PV Systems in target communities includes households, public institutions (schools, health clinics and other community building) as well as public street light. The Solar PV implementation Advisor shall guide Department of Rural Development – Project Management office (DRM-PMO) to successfully implement the off-grid electrification component using solar home systems (SHS) for households, and public sector Solar PV Systems.

The primary responsibility of the Advisor is to support the DRD-PMO to ensure the efficient, effective and on-schedule implementation of the off-grid PV component. The Advisor will support DRD-PMO beginning with the implementation of the first SHS and public facilities tender, serving as the owner's engineer during bid evaluation and negotiation of contract, oversee supply and installation of the PV Systems, and help setup maintenance service networks.

The Department of Rural Development now invites eligible individual consultants to indicate their interest in providing the services. Interest Individual consultants must provide information indicating that they are qualified to perform the Services/CV with academic background, experience in similar assignment, knowledge of local conditions (if any) etc. Consultant may be invited for interviewing, if necessary.

Interested individual consultants may obtain the Terms and Reference at the address given below from 09.30 to 16.00 hours. DRD will provide prompt responses to all interested individual consultants, should there be any questions.

Expression of interest must be delivered by registered mail or by e-mail to the address below by no later than February 11, 2016

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