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Municipal lighting with renewable energy in the Union of Municipalities of the Upper West and Shahar.




I.1) Name and address Contracting Authority

Official name: Italian Agency for Development Cooperation (hereinafter AICS) – Beirut Office

Postal address: Kettaneh Construction Building, 1st Floor, Presidential Palace Rd

Town: Baabda, Mount Lebanon, Lebanon


Internet address: ;


II.1.1) Title

Municipal lighting with renewable energy in the Union of Municipalities of the Upper West and Shahar.

Publication Ref. No.: RSCP/LB/CALL/006 CIG ZA3312EAD8


II.1.4) Short description of the contract

The subject of the Contract for Works is to find an alternative renewable energy solution in the area of the Union of Municipalities of the Upper West and Shahar, though installation of Solar Street Lighting (SSL). The project will cover the roads connecting the villages of Ainab, Beysour and Ramhala, as well as those connecting the villages of Ainab, Beysour and Keyfoun, all in Aaley Caza, Mount Lebanon Governorate.

The works will include earthworks (excavation/filling) with adequate compaction and haulage of debris, -surface preparation and blinding concrete, reinforced concrete works for the foundations of the new columns, the pavements along the roads and the rainwater canals and covers, interlocking concrete pavers, new steel poles with accessories, solar street lighting systems.

This Project shall follow the guidelines on Employment Intensive Projects (EIP) to provide public services and infrastructure projects along with the generation of immediate jobs, decent work and income opportunities for the affected population. Whilst EIPs aim at short-term opportunities, they should additionally aim at the provision of public infrastructure and services that support longer term social, environmental and economic development, including secondary employment effects.

EIP should ideally apply work methods and technologies where the use of local human resources is favoured and optimised, without adversely affecting the costs and quality of the specified works.

The selection of man labour shall be carried out according to Employment-Intensive approaches as follows:

- At least 25% of the total project cost has to be spent on man-power / labour;

- At least 50% of the man-power employed for the works has to be from Syrian refugees;

- The Contractor is encouraged, to the extent practicable and reasonable, to employ staff and labour from sources within adjacent of the project area;

- It is advisable to have on site, on a daily basis and for the whole period of execution of the works, on average between 10 and 15 labours (whether skilled and un-skilled).

AICS will contact an external Labour Monitoring Entity to monitor the management of the Employment Intensive approaches with respect of the Lebanese labour law by the contractor.


II.1.5) Estimated total value (Maximum Available Budget)

Value excluding VAT: 450.000 (four hundred fifty thousand//00) Currency: EUR.

Offers higher than Maximum Available Budget will be rejected.


IV.1.1.) Type of Procedure

Local Open.


II.1.6) Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no.




II.2) Description


Lot no.: 1 Title: Municipal lighting with renewable energy in the Union of Municipalities of the Upper West and Shahar.


II.1.3) Type of contract



II.2.3) Place performance

Geographical zone benefitting from the action: the village of Ainab and the roads connecting the villages of Ainab, Beysour, Ramhala and Keyfoun in Aaley Caza, Mount Lebanon, Lebanon.


II.2.5) Award Criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents.


II.2.14) Additional information

Additional services/works

Subsequent to the initial contract resulting from the current tender procedure, new services or works consisting in the repetition of similar services or works, up to the estimated amount of 30.000 Euros, may be entrusted to the initial contractor by negotiated procedure without prior publication of a contract notice, provided the new services or works are in conformity with the same basic project.


IV.2.2) Time limit for submission of tenders

Date: 14/06/2021 Local Time: h. 04:00 pm Beirut time


IV.2.6) Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

Duration in months: 3 (three) (from the date stated for receipt of tender).


IV.2.7) Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 16/06/2021

Local time: 10:00 a.m.

Place: Italian Agency for Development Cooperation or through skype

Baabda, Presidential Palace Street, Kettaneh Construction Building, 1st Floor – Mount Lebanon, Lebanon Information about authorised persons and opening procedure: See Internet address provided in Section I.3.

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