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  • Telecom system sought for Inga-based Southern Africa power market

    The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) seeks bids for a 2,200-kilometer telecommunications system linking the DRC's Inga hydroelectric complex, other power plants, and load centers of the hydropower-based Southern Africa Power Market Project (SAPMP). Responses are due January 29, 2009.

    With World Bank financing of US$178 million, DRC's utility, Societe Nationale d'Electricite (SNEL), plans to procure equipment and services for work under the SAPMP program to deliver power from the 350-MW Inga 1 and 1,424-MW Inga 2 hydro projects, which are to be rehabilitated and expanded on the Congo River. (HNN 10/15/08)

    SNEL currently seeks supply of a telecommunications system in three lots:
    o Lot 5-1: Supply of 2,200 kilometers of cables between the site of Inga and the city of Kasumbalesa on the Zambia border, tender No. 201/SAPMP/BCECO/DPM/JPKM/2008/MF;
    o Lot 5-2: Installation of 2,200 kilometers of fiber optic cables between Inga and the city of Kolwezi, between the 248-MW Nseke (or Seke) hydroelectric project and Kasumbalesa, tender No. 202/SAPMP/BCECO/DPM/LT/2008/MT; and
    o Lot 5-3: Supply and installation of electronic components of telecommunications, tender No. 2032/SAPMP/BCECO/DPM/HMS/2008/MT.

    Tender documents, in French, for each lot may be obtained from the address below for US$300 to account No. 0240001145502 in the name of Projet BCECO at STANBIC Bank/Kinshasa, SWIFT: SBICCKX.

    Bids are due by 3 p.m. January 29, 2009. For information, contact BCECO, Bureau Central de Coordination, Societe Nationale d'Electricite (SNEL), Ave. Colonel Mondjiba, No. 372, Concession UTEXAFRICA, Kinshasa/Ngaliema, Republique Democratique du Congo; (243) 99-9940301; E-mail: bceco@bceco.cd, dpm@bceco.cd, bcecobceco@yahoo.fr, dpmbceco@yahoo.fr; Internet: www.bceco.cd.

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