Changes1.Publication reference




3.Programme title

Promoting renewable energy for climate change adaptation and mitigation in the Philippines.


Europe Aid/152092/DD/ACT/PH — Grant Contract — External Actions of the European Union – Ref. 2018/403-131

5.Contracting authority

Vivant Foundation, Inc., Cebu City, PHILIPPINES

6.Contract description

The subject of the contract is the supply, delivery, installation, testing and commissioning of components for sixteen (16) solar PV off grid systems at several capacity levels to remote public schools in the Philippines including inverters, battery systems, and other electrical equipment. The schools are located in the provinces Bohol, Cebu and Palawan.

This supply contract is part of the project Renewable Energy for Livelihood and Youth (RELY), which is an endeavor funded by the European Union as part of the Access to Sustainable Energy Programme (ASEP).RELY was proposed by sequa gGmbH together with 2 Philippine co-applicants (Vivant Foundation, Inc. and Process Bohol, Inc.). The Contracting Authority for this procurement will be the Philippine partner organization Vivant Foundation, the CSR arm of Vivant Corporation, to assure sustainability of the project beyond the project duration. sequa gGmbH as the lead applicant is supporting and monitoring the entire procurement process.

7.Indicative number and titles of lots

3 lots:

Lot 1: Bohol Province project sites: Bien Unido (4 schools) and Talibon (2 schools);

Lot 2: Cebu Province project sites: Bantayan (2 schools) and Daanbantayan (2 schools);

Lot 3: Palawan Province project sites: San Vincente (4 schools) and Puerto Princesa (2 schools).

8.Intended timing of publication of the contract notice


9.Additional information


10.Legal basis(1)

Regulation (EU) No 236/2014 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 11.3.2014 laying down common rules and procedures for the implementation of the Union's instruments for financing external action and Regulation (EU) No 233/2014 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 11.3.2014 establishing the Development Cooperation Instrument (DCI) — See Annex A2 of the Practical Guide.

Please be aware that after the United Kingdom's withdrawal from the EU, the rules of access to EU procurement procedures of economic operators established in third countries and of goods originating from third countries] will apply to candidates or tenderers from the United Kingdom], and to all candidates or tenderers proposing goods originating from the United Kingdom] depending on the outcome of negotiations. In case such access is not provided by legal provisions in force at the time of the contract award, candidates or tenderers from the United Kingdom, and candidates or tenderers proposing goods originating from the United Kingdom could be rejected from the procurement procedure.

(1) Please state any specificity that might have an impact on rules on participation (such as geographic or thematic or long/short term).


There must be a minimum period of 30 calendar days between the publication of this prior information notice and the publication of the corresponding contract notice.

No applications or requests for further information should be sent at this stage.

Publication Date2019-04-29
Procurement StatusFuture
TypeNot applicable
Contract TypeSupplies
Award CriteriaNot applicable
OrganisationVivant Foundation, Inc.
TownCebu City
Class Code71356200
Class DescriptionTechnical assistance services
SourceOffice for Official Publications of the European Communities - Tenders electronic daily (Ted)