Cambodia seeks consultant for Mekong Basin power trade

Cambodia’s state-owned utility, Electricite du Cambodge (EDC), invites expressions of interest from consultants to serve as project implementation consultant for the hydro-based Greater Mekong Subregion power trade project. Responses are due July 10.

The Asian Development Bank previously invited expressions of interest by June 28 from additional consultants to help develop regional power trading and environmentally sustainable electricity infrastructure in the Greater Mekong Subregion of Southeast Asia. (HNN 6/2/08) The program includes bringing affordable grid-based electricity to selected provinces of Cambodia from Laos and Vietnam.

The project implementation consultant is to assist with project implementation, engineering supervision, coordination, inspection, and monitoring. It is to help EDC: manage supply and installation contracts for transmission lines and substations; supervise contractor performance; and coordinate, monitor, and supervise land acquisition, resettlement action plans, and environmental management plans.

Terms of reference, in English, may be obtained from the address below. Expressions of interest are due by 5:30 p.m. July 10.

For information, contact Team Leader, Crown Agents, Ministry of Economy and Finance, First Floor (New Building), Street 92, Sangkat Wat Phnom, Khan Daun Penh, Phnom Penh, Cambodia; (855) 23-430278; E-mail: crownagents@camnet.com.kh.

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