1. The Ministry of Energy through the Government of the United Republic of Tanzania has set aside fund for Hiring Consultancy Services for Development of Rufiji Hydropower Project. The Ministry intends to apply a portion of funds to eligible payments under the contract for which this Expression of Interest (EoI) is advertised.
2. The Ministry of Energy now invites eligible interested Consultants to submit their Expression of Interest (EOI) for provision of consulting services for Design review, Construction Management, Supervision, Testing and Commissioning of Rufiji Hydropower Project.
The scope of the consultancy services include Design review, Supervision and Management of Engineering, Supply, Installation, Testing and Commissioning of the Rufiji hydropower project which involves:
a. Construction of a Roller Compacted Concrete (RCC) dam and four saddle dams, with a capacity to impound approximately 34 billion cubic meters of water;
b. The Power plant consisting of nine (9) Vertical Francis turbine units and generators with a total installed capacity of 2,115 MW and associated balance of plants;
c. Construction of one 400kV Switchyard;
d. The project will involve also construction of project supporting infrastructure including permanent projects houses, project road networks, communication facilities, utilities (power and water supply) and temporary accommodation for staff and laborer during project construction period.
The consultancy duration will be thirty nine (39) months during project construction phase and three (3) years during Defect liability period