eC2: Treasury and risk management support to electricidade de Mozambique

Deadline: 23-Nov-2017 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)

Objective: IFC is looking into supporting Electricidade de Mocambique (EdM) to increase the efficiency of its operational processes. The objective of the Technical Assistance (“TA”) assignment(the Project) is to strengthen EdMs treasury and risk management functions and to build capacity and skills within EdM. The Project will be conducted onsite at the EdMs offices in Maputo, Mozambique.

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eC2: Zambia – Off-grid site identification and prioritization

Deadline: 30-Oct-2017 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)

Objective: The proposed activity seeks to first develop new datasets that will enable the identification and prioritization of potential off-grid sites, and faster and more accurate market analysis for public and private stakeholders operating in Zambia. Datasets should include, for example, household locations and indicators on ability to pay, population density and proximity to the national grid, potential for productive uses of electricity and up-to-date data on national electricity grid transmission and distribution line locations. It is expected that these datasets then be used to narrow down geographic areas and priority villages that could be interesting markets for off-grid energy services.

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eC2:Vietnam Electricity Corporate Strategy Advisory Services

Deadline: 19-Jun-2017 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.) India Energy

Stage I: Diagnostic Analysis: In stage I the advisory services will support EVN in: (a) reviewing and updating its corporate vision and mission statements; (b) analyzing recent business trends and the impacts on EVNs financial performance of its operating environment (including legal and regulatory framework), internal resources, and core competencies; (c) clarifying and documenting long-term strategic goals. Upon completion of these three tasks a First Senior Management retreat (senior EVN executives and Board of Management) will be held to debate and confirm corporate agreement to the proposed long term strategic objectives. In Stage II: Preparation of Corporate Strategy and Implementation Plan, the management consultant will help EVN to prepare detailed action plans for: (a) the achievement of EVNs long-term corporate goals; and (b)implementation and monitoring of the strategy, including the linkage of the strategy to EVN’s corporate and annual budgeting process.

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eC2: Assessment of floating PV potential for Pakistan

Deadline: 15-Apr-2017 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)

The International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group (WBG), is scaling+solar+main+bannerseeking a qualified consulting firm to undertake a market assessment of floating PV.

The purpose of the proposed study is twofold: 1. assess the commercial readiness of floating PV in general, as well as the key issues and potential business models; and 2. identify suitable sites in Pakistan.

The proposed terms of reference (TOR) are attached.

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eC2:Design and Implementation of the Albanian Electricity Balancing Market

Deadline: 19-Jan-2017 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)India Energy

Albania is in the process of establishing a Power Exchange. This is an important step for the future operation of the power sector in Albania and in line with the international obligations of the country vis-à-vis the Energy Community, and the recent MoU signed as part of the WB6 process. Creating a Day-Ahead Market is the natural starting point for liberalizing the power sector as this will allow for the regional integration with neighboring countries through market coupling. An organized day-ahead market remains however incomplete, without also the co-existence of a Balancing Market.
This project consists of all the technical, regulatory and legal support to develop, establish and operationalize a working Balancing Market for Albania. This is a very concise assignment taking into account the target dates: by 1 October 2017 to have the starting of the Dry-run phase and by 1 January 2018 the go live and initiation of commercial operation of the Balancing Market.

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Making Power Affordable for Africa and Viable for Its Utilities

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  • It is possible for Sub-Saharan Africa’s poor to get access to affordable electricity and for the utilities that supply power to be profitable at the same time.
  • For Africa’s power sector to work for utilities, steps have to be taken to minimize losses related to transmission and distribution of electricity, ensure customers pay their electricity bills, and raise tariffs appropriately.
  • Accurate metering of individual households and sharply targeted cross-subsidies are essential to expand household access to electricity.

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Technical Consultant: Java 3 Gas Fired IPP

Deadline: 13-Oct-2016 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)

PT Perusahaan Listrik Negara (PLN) (Persero) of the Republic of Indonesia intends to light-bulb-297489_640implement the Java 3 800MW combined cycle gas-fired Independent Power Producer (“IPP”) project in Gresik, East Java (the “Project”) on build-own-operate-transfer basis.

PLN is planning to select an experienced private sector developer to finance, construct and operate the Project through a competitive selection process. An experienced technical consulting firm is required to assist in carrying out technical and environmental and social (“E&S”) due diligence and provide technical expertise in preparation for the Projects competitive selection process, from feasibility up to commercial close of the Project.
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eC2: Supporting Electricity Sector Reform

Deadline: 08-Sep-2016 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)light-bulb-297489_640

The project consists of 4 tasks and is listed as separate tenders, click task for more info.

A: Libya- Supporting Electricity Sector Reform (P154606) –

B: Supporting Electricity Sector Reform (P154606) – Task-B. Fuel (Natural Gas) Availability, Cost Reduction and LNG Import Options Study.

C: Libya- Supporting Electricity Sector Reform (P154606) – Task-C. Institutional Development and Performance Improvement of GECOL.

D: Libya- Supporting Electricity Sector Reform (P154606) – Task-D. Strategic Plan for Renewable Energy Development.

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eC2: Solomon Islands: Electricity Access Expansion Project

Deadline: 30-Aug-2016 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)

Dispersed population across an island archipelago and the poor performance of Solomon solar-energyPower in the past constrained its capacity to expand its grid to main population centers or even in the capital city Honiara. While 45% households have reported to have some form of power supply at home, the majority of these households only have small solar panels, typically of 20W, whereas only 9% have power supply from the grid operated by Solomon Islands Electricity Authority (now trading as Solomon Power).

The World Bank is looking for an Independent Verification Agent (IVA). The objectives of the IVA are to (i) verify that the pre-agreed outputs as defined in Operations Manual (OM) have been delivered and properly documented; (ii) confirm that claimed outputs and beneficiaries are eligible to receive OBA subsidies; (iii) review costs of service connection and household wiring; (iv) recommend reimbursement of OBA subsidy to Solomon Power; and (v) prepare Output Verification Reports and to verify and collect project monitoring data.

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eC2:Electricity Services Restoration and Operations Efficiency

Deadline:  24-Jul-2016 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.India Energy)

The objective of the assignment is to provide Technical Assistance support to the Iraqi
Ministry of Electricity in the preparation and implementation of a set of key interventions, both in the short and the medium terms aimed at electricity services restoration, improvements in the supply reliability and operations efficiency.

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