PROCUREMENT OF ELECTRIC 3-WHEELERS AND CHARGERS

NATIONAL COMPETITIVE BIDDING

INVITATION FOR BID

PROCUREMENT OF ELECTRIC 3-WHEELERS AND CHARGERS.

Procurement Number:  EPASL/GEF/RPI/NCB/2024/008

Date of First Issue: 10th May, 2024

The Environment Protection Agency – Sierra Leone has secured funding from the Global Environment Facility (GEF) for pilot demonstration of electric 3- wheelers and chargers (electric-keke) in Freetown Sierra Leone and therefore intend to purchase from a qualified and experienced national/international EV providers for the supply of electric 3-Wheelers (locally referred as e-Keke) and associated chargers in the capital city of Freetown. This project aims to introduce sustainable transportation to reduce GHG emissions, enhance road safety by promoting quality e-Kekes over ICE Kekes and motorcycle taxis and optimize energy use.

The Agency now invites sealed bids from eligible bidders for the supply of the under mention:

 

 

Item No.

Description Quantity  

Delivery Schedule in weeks/months from……….

1 Electric -3Wheelers (e-keke) and Batteries 15 2 Months
2 Chargers (Battery charging & swap station)

15 battery charge-swap modules per unit

3 1 Months
3 Fixed Charger 5 1 Month

 

  1. Detailed description and technical specifications of the items are attached in the bidding schedule of requirement
  2. Bidding is open to all National/international suppliers who can demonstrate eligibility and capability to undertake the supply and delivery of computer and their accompanying accessories.
  3. The supplier will support installation, commissioning, warranty and maintenance support and services and appropriate training and manuals (through right local partners).

Interested bidders may obtain further information and inspect the bidding document at Environment Protection Agency 38 Freetown Road, Wilberforce Village Freetown, Sierra Leone between 9:00 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. form Monday to Friday except on Public holidays

A complete set of the Bidding documents may be purchased upon payment of a non-refundable fee of Nle500.00 (Five Hundred New Leones). All payment for bidding document must be paid to any of the National Public Procurement Authority (NPPA) sales bidding Bank Account: The pay-in slip must be submitted at the Senior Admin Officer 2nd Floor Board Room before a bidding document is issued to the bidder.

  1. Bank Name:        Bank of Sierra Leone

Account Name:          NPPA-Revenue from sale of Bidding Documents

Account Number:      0111003981

BBAN:                          000001011100398165

  1. Bank Name:       Union Trust Bank

Account Name:        Revenue from sale of Bidding Sub Treasury 

Account Number:    210113253-01

 BBAN:                     00-4001113253120144

  1. BANK: Sierra Leone Commercial Bank

Account Name:       NPPA-Revenue from the sale of bidding documents

Account Number:      0111003981

BBAN:                      003001081791112183

Submission deadline is 12:30pm Local Time on Wednesday, 10th June 2024. Bids must be delivered to the address below on or before 12:30pm Local Time on Wednesday, 10th June 2024

All bids must be accompanied by:

  • Bid Form/Price Schedule
  • Company Business profile (Description of the company(s) – background and expertise (products, design, IPs, assembly/manufacturing, dealerships, fleet management), credentials
  • A valid Business registration certificate
  • Bid Security of [24,750.00] from a reputable Commercial Bank;
  • A valid tax clearance certificate;
  • A valid NASSIT clearance certificate;
  • A valid city council certificate
  • A signed Integrity Pact;
  • Three (3) Year warranty
  • Brochure of the E-keke to be supplied
  • Evidence of similar experience (experience in executing similar projects (in HQ country and/or outside countries)

Bids will be publicly opened on 10th June, 2024 at 12:35 P.M., in the presence of the bidders’ designated representatives and anyone who chooses to attend, at the address below.  Late bids will be rejected and returned unopened to bidders.

Completed application along with all relevant documents must be submitted in a sealed envelope boldly marked: PROCUREMENT OF ELECTRIC 3-WHEELERS AND CHARGERS to the;

The Senior Admin Officer to the Executive Chairman 

Environment Protection Agency – Sierra Leone

2nd Floor, Board Room

38 Freetown Road, Wilberforce Village, Freetown

massaquoiabubakar@gmail.com / Procurement@epa.gov.sl