Company: Electricity Regulatory Authority (ERA)
Location: Plot 15 Shimoni Rd    
Deadline: 25th November 2016


The Government of Uganda has received financing from the African Development Bank (AfDB) and the EU-Africa Infrastructure Trust Fund (EU-AITF) towards the cost of the Uganda Rural Electricity Access Project (UREAP). It is intended that part of the agreed amount of this financing will be applied to payments under the contract for Consultancy Services for “Cost of Service and Affordability of Tariff Studies.
 
The overall objective of the assignment is to develop an economic regulation framework that ensures financial sustainability of distribution companies in consideration of affordability of the electricity tariffs. The assignment also includes development of a standardised new customer connection policy, and designing tools for financial and commercial compliance monitoring of distribution and supply licensees.
 
The expected duration of the assignment is twelve (12) months.
 
ERA now invites eligible consultants to indicate their interest in providing these services. Interested consultants must provide information indicating that they are qualified to perform the services (brochures, description of similar assignments, experience in similar conditions, availability of appropriate skills among staff etc.). Consultants may constitute joint ventures to enhance their chances of qualification.
 
Eligibility criteria, establishment of the short-list and the selection procedure shall be in accordance with the African Development Bank’s “Rules and Procedures for the use of Consultants” May 2008 Edition, Revised July 2012, which is available on the Bank’s website at http://www.afdb.org.

Interested consultants may obtain further information at the address below during office hours 09:00 to 17:00 hours (local time), except for public holidays. Expressions of interest must be delivered to the address below by 25th November 2016 at 16:00 hours (local time) and mention “Expression of Interest (EOI) – Cost of Service and Affordability of Tariff Studies under the Uganda Rural Electricity Access Project”