Tender for replacement of old 132KV protection and control panels



Invitation to Tender LEC/PO-1018/2021/22

The Lesotho Electricity Company (Pty) Ltd (LEC) invites sealed bids from eligible bidders: High Voltage Electrical Equipment Manufacturers, Local Eligible Electrical Contractors for the provision of necessary Goods and Works, design, labour, materials, equipment, installation, commissioning, testing, and other technical services necessary for the successful completion of the TENDER FOR REPLACEMENT OF OLD 132KV PROTECTION AND CONTROL PANELS AT MABOTE & OTHER 132KV SUBSTATIONS.

The works involve the following;
• Design, supply, delivery to site, off-loading and installation of 23 x 132kV Protection and Control Panels in different substations.
• Configuration of protection and communications protocols such that the new equipment shall be remotely monitored and operated by LEC Control Centres.
• Allow for repairs on existing equipment to facilitate commissioning of the 23 x 132kV Protection and Control Panels
• Comprehensive planning of installations in order to minimise power interruptions because the replacement is going to be done on live substations that supply LEC critical loads.
• Comprehensive contracts management
• Upgrades on some existing equipment and commissioning of the 132kV Protection and Control Panels and hand over to LEC.
• De-commissioning of old panels, transport and off-load them at LEC Mohokare office and Leribe Stores.

NB: New panels must fit into the space of the old panels that are: Length = 800mm, Height = 2200mm and Width = 2400mm.
Interested eligible bidders may obtain further information from and inspect the bidding documents at Procurement offices at:
Lesotho Electricity Company (Pty) Ltd.
53 Moshoeshoe Road, Industrial Area, P.O. Box 423,
Maseru, 100, Lesotho
Tel: +266 2231 2236 or 5227 2219 or 5227 2146
[email protected]; [email protected]; [email protected]

A complete set of bidding documents is available from Procurement Office.

Bids must be delivered to the tender box located at LEC Management Block reception on or before 12:00hrs on Thursday 12th August 2021.

Bids will be opened in the presence of bidders’ representatives who choose to attend at 12:00hrs on Thursday 12th August 2021 at LEC offices.

Site Visit: The bidder is advised that it is his/her responsibility to visit and examine the site of works and its surroundings and obtain for himself/herself, all information that may be necessary for preparing the tender and entering into a contract. The costs of visiting the site and obtaining the necessary information shall be borne by the bidders. Clarifications shall be communicated in writing and the deadline will be one week before the tender closing date.