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Bulgaria: Sofia Electric Buses Acquisition Project

General Procurement Notice

Project Name: Sofia Electric Buses Acquisition Project
EBRD Project ID: 48628
Country: Bulgaria
Type of Procurement: Goods
Client Name: Sofia Electrical Transport Company EAD (or "SETC")
Business Sector: Municipal and Environmental Infrastructure
Notice Type: General Procurement Notice
Publication Date: 10/08/2017 10:36
Expiry Date: 10/08/2018
Procurement Plan: View
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General Procurement Notice

The above named client intends to use part of the proceeds of a loan from, or Grant administered by, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development ('the Bank') for the above named project. Additional financing details are as follows:

a loan from the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (the Bank), Co-financed, from Client's own funds towards the cost of the above named project
50% EBRD Loan (excluding VAT)
50% Green Energy Special Fund (GESF) Loan administrated by EBRD ( excluding VAT)
VAT covered by the SETC

The proposed project, which has a total estimated cost of 17640000.00 EUR, will require the procurement of the following:

  • Procurement of 30 fully electric buses with fast charging technology and 12 charging stations (in two tranches of 15 buses and 6 charging stations)


Tendering for the above contracts is expected to begin on 02/10/2017.

Contracts to be financed with the proceeds of a loan from/ grant administered by the Bank will be open to firms from any country.


The proceeds of the loan from, or Grant administered by, the Bank will not be used for the purpose of any payment to persons or entities, of for any import of goods, if such payment or import is prohibited by a decision of the United Nations Security Council taken under Chapter VII of the Charter of the United Nations or under a law or official regulation of the Client's country.

Tendering for this project will be conducted by e-procurement using the EBRD Client E-Procurement Portal (ECEPP). Interested suppliers, contractors and consultants should register on ECEPP in order to receive notifications via this link:

https://ecepp.ebrd.com/delta/viewNotice.html?displayNoticeId=5730840


Client Address:
Evgeniy Gantchev, CEO
Sofia Electrical Transport Company EAD (SETC)
Sofia Electrical Transport Company EAD (SETC)
30 Podpolkovnik Kalitin Str, Sofia, 1233, Bulgaria
Tel. +359 (02) 931 80 85, Email: eltrans@mail.bg