EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST (EOI) & PREQUALIFICATION FOR SERVICES PROVIDERS FOR PROVISION OF MAINTENANCES SERVICES AT MORUPULE “A” & “B” POWER STATIONS FOR PERIOD OF 2 YEARS.
​3872/19
7/2/2020
7/22/2020
Tender Information
Botswana Power Corporation (BPC), as the National Power Utility of the Republic of Botswana, operates both Morupule A and B Power Stations. The two power stations are located about 270km north east of the capital city (Gaborone) at Palapye in the Central District.

Morupule A Power Station have installed capacity of 4x33MW (132MW) and Morupule B Power Station has 4 x 150MW (600MW) power station that employs a Circulating Fluidized Bed (CFB) technology with External Fluidized Bed Heat Exchangers (FBHEs). For the plant to operate effectively, BPC requires various service provided capable of performing services to the power stations.  

The objective of this tender is to prequalify suppliers capable of providing various services to Morupule Power Station. BPC hereby invites eligible, competent and experienced service providers /companies   for submission of Expression of Interest (EoI) and Prequalification for a service contract for the provision of various maintenance services for Morupule A & B Power Stations for a period of 2 Years. These services are as follows:

1. ELECTRICAL MAINTENANCE

        Item                 Category of Work
1. Service and maintenance of Uninterruptable Power Supply (UPS) 
2. Major overhaul HT Motors 
3. Service and Maintenance of Elevators 
4. Service and Maintenance of Power Transformers  
5. Transformer oil purification and filtration 
6. Service and Maintenance of Steam generator maintenance 
7. Rewinding of Low Voltage Motors  
8. calibration of measuring instruments ( multimeters, megger, Winding Temperature       Indicator, Oil Temperature Indicator) 
9. Service and Maintenance of Rigging and Lifting Equipment
10. Service and Maintenance of Heating and Ventilation and Air Conditioners (HVAC) 
11. Service and Maintenance of Emergency Diesel Generators 

2. MECHANICAL MAINTENANCE

       Item                        Category of Work
1 Steam leak repairs while the plant is running. 
2 Onsite emergency machining.
3 Line boring and high-pressure welding.
4 High speed rotating equipment (FBHE blowers, fans, etc) repairs and balancing.
5 Turbine overhauls, balancing and general maintenance
6 High pressure equipment (Pipes, valves and pressure vessels) repairs
7 Steam valves major repairs
8 Limestone bucket elevator conveyor, sprockets, bed material conveyor and 
9 Ash conveyor spares fabrication and supply.
10 Mechanical seal refurbishment and supply for BFPs, CEPs and hotwell pit pumps.
11 Heat exchanger spares and auxiliary equipment spares supply

3. C&I MAINTENANCE

       Item                       Category of Work
1 calibration of measuring instruments (multimeters, megger etc) and laboratory equipment (dead weight testers, standard gauges etc.)
2 Service and Maintenance of SPPA-T3000 DCS and Allen Bradley Scada (patch updates, complex faults rectification etc.) 
3 Turbine supervisory instruments 3rd party testing and Calibration (vibrations, eccentricity, differential expansion, etc.)
4 3rd party annual calibration for Ambient Conditions SOx and Dust meters
5 Plant Shutdown works for Control and Instrumentation 


Only companies with track record and proven experience in the above may respond to this EoI by providing company profiles. Interested companies are further required to provide information indicating their capability, demonstrate proven experience in such services of at least three projects of which one should have been fully completed in the last 3 years. , demonstrate the experience  & qualification of the key staff to be employed on the project , three (3) references from previously executed similar assignments in the past 3-5 years, must be registered with the PPADB in the relent category ( Code).
 
BPC will pre-qualify service providers based on assessment of the received EoI, using the information requested above. Short-listed service providers would then be invited to tender for the required services by responding to a detailed Request for Proposal (RfP).
Clarifications pertaining to this call for EoI may be obtained from the Materials Controller (Supply Chain) OR Category Sourcing Partner (Supply Chain) during office hours [0700hrs to 1600 hours, Monday to Friday] as follows:

Mr. Mokgadi N Barupile   Mr Marumo Koketso 
Email address: BarupileM@bpc.bw Email address: Marumok@bpc.bw
Telephone: +267 4943407 Telephone: +267 4943473 
Cell phone: +267 75433424. Cell phone: +267 76204410.

Issue date for this tender is from 2nd July 2020 from 0800am- 1300 and 1400-1630pm
The Expression of Interest are to be submitted on or before 10:00am on the 22th July 2020 and should be placed in the tender box situated in the Supply Chain (Procurement) Office, Gaborone,  and should be marked as follows ;

Tender No.3872-19- EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST (EOI) & PREQUALIFICATION FOR SERVICES PROVIDERS FOR PROVISION OF MAINTENANCES SERVICES AT MORUPULE “A” & “B” POWER STATIONS FOR PERIOD OF 2 YEARS. 

 And addressed to:
The Chief Executive Officer
Botswana Power Corporation
Procurement Office 
Plot No. 1222
Nkurumah Road
Light Industrial Site
Gaborone, Botswana.