Rwanda invites EOI for Design & Supervision of Electrification Works

April 7th, 2021
Rwanda's Energy Development Corporation Limited (EDCL) has advertised an invitation for interested consultants to submit expressions of interest for the Design and Supervision of Construction of Rural Electrification, Network Reinforcement and Transmission Lines with Substations Works.

The  project is part of the the Rwanda Universal Energy Access Project (RUEAP), and will  be  financed  by the African Development Bank. Energy Development Corporation Limited (EDCL) is the Executing  Agency.

According to the Notice posted on the African Development Bank website, the scope of services required includes:

  1. Design and Supervision of electrical construction works aimed at reinforcing the transmission and distribution network, improving the quality of power supply, and increasing the rate of access to electricity especially in Eastern, Northern and Southern Provinces. The assignment includes preparation of the bidding documents, recruitment of firms for construction of transmission and distribution lines and associated substations, ensuring that the Executing Agency obtains economic solutions of high technical standards and that the project is implemented in a timely and efficient manner to be completed within the expected timeframe.
  2. Supervision of the extension of existing MV national grid through construction of around 473.2 km of MV (30 kV) distribution lines and around 1,470.3 km of LV (0.4 kV) network and connection to 69,840 households. 

Procurement (eligibility criteria, establishment of the short-list and the selection procedure) will be conducted in line with the African Development Bank’s Procurement Framework, dated October 2015. 

Interested consultants may confirm their interest by contacting:

SEAP Procurement Specialist,
Energy Development Corporation Limited (EDCL), KN 2 ST
Procurement Unit, 10th Floor, KCT
P.O. Box 3855, Kigali, Rwanda
Phone: +250-788-759-154
Email:, and copy to

Closing date for the submission of Expressions of Interest is 14 May 2021 at 10.00 hrs local time.

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