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Sunday, 08 December 2019

CARIBBEAN COMMUNITY CLIMATE CHANGE CENTRE

 

CONSULTING SERVICES 

 

COUNTRY: COMMONWEALTH OF DOMINICA

 

NAME OF PROJECT: Installation of Solar Photovoltaic Power Generation Systems at

DOWASCO Water Production and Sewage Treatment Facilities

 

ASSIGNMENT TITLE: TECHNICAL ASSESSMENT OF THE RENEWABLE ENERGY NEEDS OF TWO DOWASCO WATER PUMPING STATIONS

 

CONTRACT REFERENCE: Contract# 75/2019/Italian/Dominica/CCCCC

 

REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST

 

  1. The Dominica Water and Sewerage Company Limited (DOWASCO), is the beneficiary of grant funding from the Government of Italy, through the Ministry of Environment, Land and Sea under the Italy Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Partnership program to support implementation of the project entitled: “Installation of Solar Photovoltaic Power Generation Systems at DOWASCO Water Production and Sewage Treatment Facilities.” This project is being implemented by the Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre (the Centre).

 

  1. The Centre intends to use part of the proceeds of the grant to contract a Short-Term Individual Consultant to develop a Technical Assessment of Energy Needs at two (2) of DOWASCO’s Pumping Stations.

 

  1. The estimated work effort for this Consultancy is ten (10) days, or such other period as may be determined. The expected commencement date is on or about October 15, 2019 and completion date is on or about October 30, 2019. The deliverables of this Consultancy include:

 

  1. Initial Report on the site visit and consultative meeting with officials from DOWASCO and other stakeholders including government officials, the DOMLEC, regulators, etc.
  2. Draft Energy Assessment Report.
  3. Presentation by virtual means using a Power Point Presentation that highlights the key recommendations and justification.
  4. Final Energy Assessment Report.

 

The Terms of Reference (TOR) for this Consultancy could be downloaded at http://www.caribbeanclimate.bz/category/opportunities/ and will be provided upon request sent to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..    

 The Centre now invites eligible Individuals to indicate their interest in providing the Services. Only Individual Consultants with citizenship in a CARICOM Member State are eligible. 

   1 Interested Consultants should submit with their interest: 

  • information demonstrating that they have the required qualifications and relevant experience to perform the Services (a copy of academic certificates and three references on specific previous experience must be submitted as supporting information);
  • Work Plan for the Consultancy showing the implementation schedule and timelines for all activities; and
  • An indicative Cost Proposal broken down by professional fees and reimbursables (if relevant).

The criteria that will be applied to evaluate Expressions of Interest are:

 

No.

Evaluation Criteria

Maximum

Score

1.

A qualified/registered engineer with related minimum qualification at the level of Bachelor’s degree

20

 

2.

≥5 years’ proven experience in PV design and installation

10

 

3.

Proven track record in at least three (3) similar PV design projects within the last five years (name and contact information of referee for each previous project must be provided)

30

4.

Demonstrated Experience in energy efficiency assessment.

20

5.

Adequacy of the Work Plan / Implementation Schedule.

10

6.

Competitive fee rates and expenses in relation to the market and demonstration of Value for Money.

10

 

TOTAL

100

 

The minimum qualifying mark is 70 points.

 

Expressions of interest must be delivered electronically by 10:00 am Belize time (GMT-6) on Monday September 30, 2019 to the email address This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Please make the subject line of any email communication on this matter: “EOI – RE NEEDS ASSESSMENT”.

The Centre is not bound to accept any Expression of Interest received and may cancel this process at any time prior to the award of contract without liability. Interested Consultants that do not comply with the requirements set out in this Invitation may be disqualified. 

Further information can be obtained at the address below during office hours 8:00 am to 5:00 pm (08:00 to 17:00 hours) Belize time.

 

Maxine Alexander Nestor (Ms.)

Procurement & Legal Officer

Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre

Lawrence Nicholas Building, Ring Road

Belmopan, Belize

Tel: + (501) 822-1104/1094

Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

  

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