CONTEST FOR PREQUALIFICATION - Selection Of Independent Power Producers For Two 30mwac Solar Photovoltaic Power Plants in Mozambique

CONTEST FOR PREQUALIFICATION - Selection Of Independent Power Producers For Two 30mwac Solar Photovoltaic Power Plants in Mozambique

Under the Programa de Promoção de Leilões de Energias Renováveis (Promotion of Renewable Energy Auction Programme or PROLER), which will contribute to the increase of power generation capacity and to the diversification of energy sources, and give priority to competitive and transparent tender procedures, a contest is opened for private investors to develop projects of renewable energy generation.

In order to select experienced and qualified private investors to develop, finance, design, construct, operate and maintain two solar photovoltaic power plants, one in Manje (30MWac), Province of Tete, and one in Chimbunila (30MWac), Province of Niassa, the Ministry of Mineral Resources and Energy of Mozambique (MIREME), trough the Energy Regulatory Authority (ARENE), now invites Applicants to submit their Applications:

Applicants and further Prequalified Bidders, can apply for one specific Lot or for both Lots of the Project. In case an Applicant has interest in applying for both Lots, he shall submit a specific Application and meet the prequalification criteria for each Lot.

The selection of the Preferred Bidders will be made through a competitive tender with prequalification, where ARENE will act in the capacity of the Procuring Authority. It is expected that Invitations for Bids will be issued during the 1st quarter of 2023 to prequalified Applicants. It will further define the scope of the Project and include strong requirements regarding local participation.

Applications must be submitted in a sealed envelope before 17th January 2023 at 10:00 am (Maputo time), at the address: Autoridade Reguladora de Energia – ARENE; Departamento de Aquisições; Rua dos Desportistas nº 480, 5th Floor; Maputo, Mozambique

Interested Applicants may obtain information and the complete set of Prequalification Documents, either physically at ARENE´s offices in the address indicated above, from Monday to Friday and during working hours, or on the submission of an email to the e-mail account [email protected]. The submission of the complete set of Prequalification Documents is subject to the payment of a non-refundable fee of 20,000,00 MT (twenty thousand Meticais) or the equivalent in USD. Payment must be made by deposit or bank transfer to the following bank account:


Local currency

Account Number



0008 000016877613103 74


MZ590008 000016877613103 74



Foreign currency

Account number



0008 000016877613101 80


MZ590008 000016877613101 80

Swift code


The Government of Mozambique has received funds from the European Union (EU) through Agence Française de Développement (French Development Agency) to support these projects.

For further clarifications, contact:

Tel: +258 20606720/21

[email protected]

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