CONSULTANCY SERVICES FOR DISTRIBUTION NETWORK REFURBISHMENT AND STRENGTHENING AND LAST-MILE CONNECTIONS

The United Republic of Tanzania, through the Ministry of Water, Energy and Minerals (MoWEM) of Zanzibar, intends to implement the Zanzibar Energy Sector Transformation and Access Project (ZESTA) with financing from the World Bank. The objective of the proposed project is to expand access to reliable and efficient electricity services and to scale up renewable energy generation in Zanzibar. The project will be implemented over a period of six years. The project will be implemented by Zanzibar Electricity Corporation (ZECO) and the Ministry of Water, Energy and Minerals (MoWEM) of Zanzibar. ZECO will implement Component 1, Component 2, and relevant parts of Component 3, while MoWEM will implement the bulk of Component 3. ZECO and MoWEM will each establish a dedicated Project Implementation Unit headed by a Project Manager and Project Coordinator respectively, and supported by staff with requisite technical, fiduciary, and social and environmental safeguards skills

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REOI for Distribution networks and last mile connection

TOR for Distribution networks and last mile connection

 

CONSULTANCY SERVICES FOR DISTRIBUTION NETWORK REFURBISHMENT AND STRENGTHENING AND LAST-MILE CONNECTIONS

The United Republic of Tanzania, through the Ministry of Water, Energy and Minerals (MoWEM) of Zanzibar, intends to implement the Zanzibar Energy Sector Transformation and Access Project (ZESTA) with financing from the World Bank. The objective of the proposed project is to expand access to reliable and efficient electricity services and to scale up renewable energy generation in Zanzibar. The project will be implemented over a period of six years. The project will be implemented by Zanzibar Electricity Corporation (ZECO) and the Ministry of Water, Energy and Minerals (MoWEM) of Zanzibar. ZECO will implement Component 1, Component 2, and relevant parts of Component 3, while MoWEM will implement the bulk of Component 3. ZECO and MoWEM will each establish a dedicated Project Implementation Unit headed by a Project Manager and Project Coordinator respectively, and supported by staff with requisite technical, fiduciary, and social and environmental safeguards skills. Specifically this provision of Consultancy Services is for the proposed distribution network refurbishment and strengthening and household last-mile connectivity scale-up in Zanzibar will consist of (a) conducting necessary surveys, feasibility studies, environmental and social safeguards studies, and any required investigations and tests; (b) technical appraisal and packaging of the subprojects, (c) preparation of engineering designs; (d) preparation of bidding documents for the different work streams; (e) support to the Client during the procurement phase; and (e) construction supervision, contract monitoring including periodic monitoring and reporting on environmental and social safeguards aspects, and support to the Client during the Defects Liability Period (DLP).

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REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST

TERMS OF REFERENCE

Consultancy Services for Updating of Feasibility Study, and Preparation of Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA), Resettlement Action Plan (RAP), Designs and Bidding Documents

The African Development Bank (the AfDB or the “Bank”) hereby invites Consulting Firms to indicate their interest for the provision of consultancy service for the implementation of “Updating of Feasibility Study, and Preparation of ESIA, RAP, Design and Bidding Documents for Tanzania Expansion of Transmission, Distribution and Last-Mile Connectivity Project” in the United Republic of Tanzania (Arusha, Dodoma, Mbeya, and Mwanza Regions in Tanzania Mainland and Unguja and Pemba Islands in Zanzibar).

The Bank, working with the Government of the United Republic of Tanzania, is preparing for potential financing, a pipeline of power sector projects that will address the sector development needs of Tanzania. One of the projects identified is the above captioned project and the project is intended to reinforce transmission and distribution networks for Arusha, Dodoma, Mbeya, and Mwanza Regions in Mainland Tanzania and implement last-mile connectivity in Pemba Island in Zanzibar.

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Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA) Report for the Proposed 132 kV Transmission Expansion
in Unguja Island, Zanzibar.

Project Description

The Revolutionary Government of Zanzibar (RGoZ) received a grant from the Arab Bank for Economic Development in Africa (BADEA) for conducting a feasibility Study for a 132kV Transmission expansion and its associated substations project in Unguja, Zanzibar. Zanzibar Electricity Corporation (ZECO) is the only institution responsible for integrating utility, generation, importation, distribution and reticulation of electrical power in Zanzibar. Thus, ZECO procured consultancy services from SHAKER Consultancy Group for a feasibility study for a 132kV Transmission expansion project Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA).

 

The proposed 132kV overhead Transmission Line (TL) project will be implemented in three regions (Urban West Region, North Region and South Region). It will start from a tapping point at Welezo Gantry through military areas (A1 to A4) traverse a 33kV RoW through A5 to A 11 (about 8km within Hawaii, Michikichini, Mwembe Mchomeke, Mtofaani and Mwera Shehias). The transmission line will end at Ubago connection point (in Ubago Shehia). The distance from Welezo Gantry to the connection point is 9.5km. From Ubago the line splits into the North route to 132/33kV Matemwe Substation and the South route to Makunduchi 132/33kV Substation.

 

From the connection point at Ubago the North route Transmission Line (TL) traverse RoW N1 to N10 (within Ubago, Koani, Dunga Bweni, Dunga Kiembeni, Mpapa, Bambi, Mchangani, Tunduni, Kilombero, Pangeni, Upenja Kinyasini, Chaani Mcheza Shauri, Chaaani Kubwa, Kikobweni, Chaani Masingini, Gamba, and Matemwe Kusini Shehias). The north route is 35.8km long.

 

The South route traverse RoW S1 to S15 (within Tunguu, Ndijani, Unguja Ukuu Kaebona, Pete, Kitogani, Muungoni, Muyuni A, Muyuni C, Kibuteni, and Nganani/Makunduchi Shehias). It passes outside Jozani Forest Reserve (600m from Jozani Forest Reserve’s boundary), then crosses mangrove areas for about 300m at Pete Inlet bay at Kitogani Shehia to Makunduchi substation in Makunduchi Shehia. The south route is 48.1km long.

For more details about the ESIA report please find the attached document.

FINAL ESIA REPORT 

 

                                                                             SAFEGUARDS IMPLEMENTATION SUPPORT CONSULTANT

The United Republic of Tanzania, through the Ministry of Water, Energy and Minerals (MoWEM) of Zanzibar, intends to implement the Zanzibar Energy Sector Transformation and Access Project (ZESTA) with financing from the World Bank. The objective of the proposed project is to expand access to reliable and efficient electricity services and to scale up renewable energy generation in Zanzibar. The project will be implemented over a period of six years. The project will be implemented by Zanzibar Electricity Corporation (ZECO) and the Ministry of Water, Energy and Minerals (MoWEM) of Zanzibar. ZECO will implement Component 1, Component 2, and relevant parts of Component 3, while MoWEM will implement the bulk of Component 3.

ZECO and MoWEM will each establish a dedicated Project Implementation Unit headed by a Project Manager and Project Coordinator respectively, and supported by staff with requisite technical, fiduciary, and social and environmental safeguards skills.

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TOR for safeguards implementation

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