Bids Invited to Develop Solar Minigrids in Uganda

Power Africa Off-grid Project (PAOP) has issued a request for applications (RFA) to develop solar minigrids in Rwamwanja Refugee Settlement in the Sub-Saharan country of Uganda. The last day to submit the bids is February 8, 2022.

The scope of work includes design, engineering, supply, installation, testing, and commissioning of the projects, including five years of comprehensive maintenance for off-grid solar photovoltaics and battery minigrids.

The maximum value of an individual grant will be capped at $500,000.

The grants can either be fixed amount award grants (FAA) or cost reimbursable grants. For FAAs, PAOP will make payments based on submitting and accepting specific verifiable milestones. Once an award is issued, it will include a fixed price payment schedule with milestones and deliverables negotiated during the final application and award process.

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