The Saint Lucia Government has received financing from the World Bank toward the cost of the SAINT LUCIA - SOLAR PV DEMONSTRATION AND SCALE UP Project and intends to apply part of the proceeds toward payments under the contract for the Supply and Installation of Solar-Photovoltaic (PV) Array for the EU Owen King Hospital (National Hospital), Millennium Highway, Castries, Saint Lucia.

The Department of Economic Development Transport and Civil Aviation now invites sealed bids from eligible bidders for a Solar PV Systems with a capacity of 200kW or better using conceptual array plans ranging from 60 cell modules to 72-cell modules with racks to be installed on four roofs at EU Owen King Hospital (National Hospital), Millennium Highway, Castries, Saint Lucia; delivery of the equipment should be completed within sixteen weeks and installation completed within six months of contract effectiveness.

Bidding will be conducted through the International Competitive Bidding procedures as specified in the World Bank's Guidelines: Procurement of Goods, Works and Non-consulting Services under IBRD Loans and IDA Credits and Grants by World Bank Borrowers" dated January 2011 (and revised July 2014) ("Procurement Guidelines"), and is open to all eligible bidders as defined in the Procurement Guidelines. In addition, please refer to paragraphs 1.6 and 1.7 setting forth the World Bank's policy on conflict of interest.

Interested eligible bidders may obtain further information from the Project Coordinator, Solar PV Demonstration And Scale Up Project, Department of Economic Development, Transport and Civil Aviation, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and inspect the bidding documents during office hours 0900 hours (9:00am) to 1500 hours (3:00 pm) daily from Monday to Friday at the address given below (*) from December 8, 2017.

A complete set of bidding documents in English may be purchased by interested eligible bidders upon the submission of a written application to the address below and upon payment of a nonrefundable fee of United States one hundred dollars (US$100.00). The method of payment will be by certified cheque, or telegraphic Bank transfer to Bank of Saint Lucia (Account # 901407495, Swift Code: bosllclc) payable to the Solar PV Demonstration and Scale up Project. The document will be sent by Courier to bidders overseas.

Bids must be delivered to the address below(**) on or before February 14, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. (1300 hours). Electronic bidding will not be permitted. Late bids will be rejected. Bids will be publicly opened in the presence of the bidders' designated representatives and anyone who choose to attend at the address below [***) on February 14, 2018 at 1:30 p.m. (1330 hours).

All bids must be accompanied by a Bid Security of United States ten thousand dollars (USD10,000.00).

The address(es) referred to above are:

*The Project Coordinator
Solar PV Demonstration and Scale up Project
Department of Economic Development Transport and Civil Aviation
2ndFloor, Finance Administrative Building
Pointe Seraphine, Castries, Saint Lucia
Telephone: (758) 468 2413
Fax: (758) 453 0417
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

**The Secretary (Submission of Bids)
Central Tenders Board
Department of Finance
Finance Administrative Building
Pointe Seraphine,
Castries, Saint Lucia

***Meeting of the Central Tenders Board
Central Tenders Board
Department of Finance
Finance Administrative Building
Pointe Seraphine,
Castries, Saint Lucia

Posted: 29/12/2017