Invitation to Tender – Opportunity in Brunei
Deadline for application:
Tue, 8 Feb. 2022
Invitation to tender: provision to invest, build and operate 30 megawatt AC solar photovoltaics power plant (“SPVPP”) on a remediated landfill site in Brunei Darussalam
Deadline for submission: Tuesday, 8 February 2022 – 2.00pm (GMT +8:00) Late submissions will not be entertained.
The Ministry of Energy, Brunei Darussalam wishes to facilitate the development of a 30 Megawatt AC Solar Photovoltaic Power Plant (“SPVPP”). This Invitation to Tender (“ITT”) covers the construction and operation of the 30 Megawatt AC SPVPP with a Power Purchase Agreement (“PPA”) with the Department of Electrical Services (“DES”), Brunei Darussalam. The Awarded Tenderer is required to form a Joint Venture (“JV”) with a local Brunei Government-Linked Company (“GLC”) Post-Award. Tenderers that can provide higher In-Country Value have an advantage.
In this context, the Ministry of Energy invites international solar developers to invest, build and operate 30 Megawatt AC Solar Power Plant (“SPVPP”) on a remediated landfill which shall entail the following summary of the scope of works:
• Provide relevant engineering design and documentation.
• Procure materials for the plant and related construction and installation processes.
• Provide all civil works associated with the construction and ongoing operation of the SPVPP.
• Provide detailed O&M manual for Operations of the Facility.
• Conduct Independent Acceptance Testing and Performance Test. The ceiling tariff is set at BND 0.0705 or BND 7.05 cents per KWh of Energy for a proposed duration of 25 years in the PPA.
Who are qualified to tender?
This invitation to tender is open to renowned and experienced solar developers that have:
• Proven and demonstrated track record of at least 5-years duration of having designed, built and commissioned utility size solar projects within time and budget, either regionally and internationally of a Total Capacity of at least a total of 50 Megawatt AC Capacity.
• Demonstrated experience in solar plant O&M and associated HSE as evidenced by current projects and PPA’s to which they are the contracted party.
• Demonstrated their capability to undertake and deliver the project.
International Tenderers are allowed, and strongly encouraged to, form a Joint Venture (JV) Partnership with a local Brunei company.
Local companies that participate in this Tender must have Active Ownership in the Joint Venture and be comprised of at least 50% Local Ownership and has experience preferably in Energy and/or Engineering in the past 5 years.
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