International Public Tender for the supply of 3G Solar Home Systems

3G Solar Home Systems

The Spanish Agency for International Development Cooperation invites eligible and experienced suppliers to an International Public Tender for the supply of G Solar Home Systems, related spare parts and compatible devices for its Project: “Alianza Shire: Energy Access for Host Communities and Refugees in Shire”

Shire Alliance is the first Spanish partnership in humanitarian action. The partnership was formed in December 2014 with the goal of improving access to energy for host communities, refugees and displaced persons contributing to SDG 7. Shire Alliance unites the efforts of three leading private companies in the energy sector (Iberdrola, and Signify), a national development agency (AECID), with the support of a multilateral agency specialised in working with refugees (UNCHR). The Innovation and Technology for Development Centre at the Technical University of Madrid (itdUPM) is the institution in charge of facilitating the partnership.

On last 4th, May 2018

May 2018, AECID signed a Delegation Agreement with the EU Delegation in Addis Ababa (contracting authority) for the implementation of the project named: “Shire Alliance: Energy access for host communities and refugees in Shire”, with an implementing period for the action of 34 months that already started 4th July 2018 finishing on the 4th May 2021.

The overall objective of this action is to improve the living conditions in the refugee camps and host communities by enhancing local capacity, creating livelihood opportunities, and improving the access to basic services using the cross-cutting impacts of energy.

One of its specific objectives is: to create livelihood opportunities and improve the quality of life of refugees and host communities through capacity building, creation of businesses based on solar technology and distribution of Solar Home Systems, fostering employment and economic development.

3G Solar Home Systems

Budget of the tender with no possibility of reduction:

€517,200.00 (VAT EXEMPT).

Duration of the contract:

The duration period of the contract shall be from 1 May to 30 June 2020.

Place of delivery:

The goods referred to in the subject matter of the contract shall be delivered to the warehouses of the Adi-Harush, Mai Aini and Hitsats refugee camps in the Tigray region of Ethiopia.

All the related information regarding the technical and administrative specifications can be consulted in the following link:

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As an international public tender all national and international suppliers are invited to participate.

For further information or questions regarding the tender bidders :

Bidders can contact AECID in Ethiopia through the following email: and under the subject: off grid tender.