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KENYA ELECTRICITY TRANSMISSION CO. LTD.

2nd Floor Capitol Hill Square Chyulu Rd Upper Hill P. O. Box 34942 00100, NAIROBI Phone: +254 20 4956000 Cell: +254 719018000 Cell: +254 732128000

Our Ref: KETRACO/TECH/KPTSIP/JMM/03

04th June, 2012

To All Bidders Kenya Power Transmission System Improvement Project (KPTSIP); Project No. PKE-FAO-004 (Lot 3A, 3B).

Dear, All

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LOT 3A & 3B CLARFICATION LIST NO. 1

Find attached response to lot 3A and lot 3B queries and clarification received for the bidders so far. The list will be uploaded in our web site for further reference. All further queries and clarification to be written and submitted officially by 11th June 2012. Yours

ENG. JUSTIN MUNA PROJECT COORDINATOR cc: Head of Technical - KETRACO

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KENYA POWER SYSTEM IMPROVEMENT PROJECT- LOT 3A & 3B Clarification list 1 Clarification/Query The Completion time In PC GC 2.2.2 is indicated as 22 months while in T.S. 1.8.4 it is indicated 24 months. Kindly confirm which is applicable. In the price schedules SCHED1 Lot A item BMT606, KBT606, NRK 606 and NYH606 SCHED1 Lot B item KIE606, KIT606, SHD606 and WTE606. Each one of these item indicates n. 12 / 33 kV voltage transformers that do not appear on the SLD; kindly confirm the requirement of them

CONTRACT P-KE-FA0-004 Response Completion time shall be 22 months Each feeder needs the stated number of V.Ts as per the price schedule.

The 132 kV current transformers showed on the SLD of Olkaria substation are not As indicated on the SLD,3 sets of CTs will be required i.e 2 sets for mentioned in the price the bus coupler and 1 set for the line.Bidders to revise the price schedules; kindly confirm which document prevail schedules accordingly.

The n.2 / 132 kV CBs and the n. 12 / 132 kV CTs showed on the SLD of Sultan The SLD is confirmatory i.e 2 pieces 132 kV CBs and 4 sets 132 Hamud for bus section and bus coupler are not mentioned in the price schedules; kV CTs.Bidders to revise the price schedules accordingly. kindly confirm which document prevails.

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Is there any preliminary data for soil investigation andare there any topographical No.To be done by contractor upon contract award. drawings The 132 kV OLKARIA drawing GA No. 5083020OLK002 is missing; kindly provide Bidders were required to take enough details during the pre-bid it site visits since the drawings are not available yet. The 132 kV LESSOS drawing GA No. 5083020LES002 is missing; kindly provide it

The Technical specification (3.1.1), data sheets, and drawings show differences in For Bomet,Kabarnet,Narok use Dyn11. For the documents, we Kieni,Nyahururu,Kitui,Wote and Sultan Hamud use Dyn1 assume that vector group is Dyn11; kindly confirm

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The Technical specification (4.4) has not mentioned a specific type of 132 kV disconnector, kindly confirm if both centrebreak and /or doublebreak type can be proposed.

Centre break disconnectors shall be proposed.

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For Technical specification (4.5) kindly inform if SF6 insulated current transformers are accepted. In Technical specification (5.3 and 5.4) kindly inform if outdoor resin insulated type 33 kV CTs and VTs are accepted In Technical specification (10.1.2) Kindly inform if the documentations of the existing control and protection systems ( drawing, types, brands) for the following substations: LOT 3A : Lessos, Nanyuki and Olkaria, LOT 3B : Mwingi are available. The technical specifications item 2.2 requires a creepage distance of 25 mm/kV (inland ) and 31 mm/kV (transformers) ,while the data sheets indicate a creepage distance of 31 mm/kV; kindly confirm which requirement prevails.

Oil insulated shall be accepted. Oil insulated shall be accepted. Bidders were required to gather as much iniformation as possible during the pre-bid visits for bidding purposes.Detailed drawings will be provided to the winning bidder. Technical specification item 2.2 prevails.

13 In section II. Bid data sheet page 35, the time schedule is for 22 months while it is mentioned 24 months in section III. Evaluation and qualification criteria page 40 14 In section VIII: Particular conditions GC 5.1.2, the liquidated damage is 0.5% of the contract price per week and max 10% of the contract price. However, in section III: Evaluation and qualification criteria page 40 item 1.7 (a), it is mentioned the adjustment rate in the event of completion period beyond the minimum period shall be 0.2% for each week of delay from that minimum period. Please confirm if these 2 statements mean the same and why this difference in the percentage, otherwise clarify what is the meaning of minimum period in this paragraph 1.7 (a). Although it was not mentioned in the payment terms, it is clear in section IX. Contract forms: Article 3 Effective date that the payment is by Letter of credit. However, but it is not clear whether the down payment is within the LC or not. Please clarify.

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Section III, item 1.7 applies only during evaluation while Section VIII GC 5.1.2 shall apply during the contract period.The ' minimum period ' refers to the least completion time given by the bidders.

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Payment shall be direct payment from the bank.LC shall not be applied.

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Kindly confirm that all 132KV towers and OPGW cables with related accessories Refer to bid document and Technical Specification for the scope that must be installed in all 132/33KV substations under Lot 3a and3b, mentioned of works. in the technical specifications section 1.2 scope of work, are not in our scope of supply, and must be provided by others under Lots 1 and 2. Kindly confirm the short circuit withstand time for the 132KV and 33KV system, since in the guarantee schedules it is 1sec and in the technical specifications, section 2.2 system design parameters it is 3sec. c. In the technical specifications section 2.2 system design parameters, the minimum creepage distance is 25mm/KV for inland and 31mm/KV for transformers. While in the guarantee schedules, the creepage distance of equipments including transformers is 31mm/KV. So kindly confirm which value should be considered 31 or 25mm/KV. Concerning the suspension insulators, kindly note that in the technical specifications, section 4.8.3.2 deadend and suspension type insulators, porcelain insulators are needed. Although in the technical schedule, table 19 132KV deadend and suspension insulatorsdiscs, porcelain, glass disc or composite polymer can be supplied. So kindly confirm whether glass or polymer disc can be used for suspension insulators. In the technical specifications section 4.8.3.2 dead end and suspension type insulators and 4.8.3.4 string insulators, the creepage distance is 25mm/KV. Kindly confirm if this value is correct or should it be 31mm/KV.. For the 110Vdc supply system, kindly confirm the number of 110Vdc battery and the number of 110Vdc battery charger. Same for the 48Vdc system. Since the price schedule the quantities are lump sum, and in the technical specifications section 9.3 110VDC, quantities are not mentioned. The short circuit withstand time shall be 3sec.

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Only Polymer insulators shall be used.

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Its the bidders responsibility to design an optimal system that meets the technical specifications.Refer to technical data sheet.Five(5) spare cells for each system shall be required.

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In the technical specifications, section 9.3.5.1 Battery chargergeneral, the float The float voltage is 2.25V/cell voltage is 2.25V/cell; while in the guarantee schedule Table 24 item float charging voltage, it is 2.23V/cell. Kindly confirm the correct value of float voltage..

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Kindly confirm the vector group of the 132/33KV power transformer, since in the Refer to item No. 7 SLD it is Dyn11, in the guarantee schedule Table1 item Vector group it is Dyn1, and in the technical specifications section 3.1.1 Power transformergeneral it is DNyd11. i. Kindly advise if there is an evaluation/capitalization on the transformers in order to compare the different offers of suppliers. In case there is, kindly give us the capitalization formula. j. Is there maximum guaranteed value for transformers losses, above which the liquidated damages becomes applicable? Refer to Section III, Evaluation and Qualification Criteria

Refer to Section III, Evaluation and Qualification Criteria

k. Kindly confirm whether the value of no-load and load losses mentioned in the refer to provision in the relevant IEC standard guarantee schedule of the power transformer, should be a fixed maximum value taken into consideration the IEC tolerance, or should it the value without IEC tolerance? l. In the technical specification of the power transformers section 3.15.2 losses, the liquidated damage of load losses is $3,520 per KW the liquidated damage of load losses is $3,520 per KW, while in the evaluation and qualification criteria section III, subsection 1.7(c) functional guarantees of the facilities, it is $3,050 per KW. Kindly confirm the exact value. 23 Concerning the 132KV CT; 5 cores shall be used. In the price schedule as well as in the technical schedule, item rated secondary currents it is mentioned three secondary cores with rated current 1A. But in the technical schedule Table11, item number of cores, the 132KV current transformer has 5 cores (one for measuring, one for metering, 2 for protection and the last one for busbar). So kindly confirm the exact number of cores for all 132KV current transformers used in all substations. Concerning the 132KV CT; Refer to the technical data sheets , table 11 In the technical specification, section 4.6 current transformers, the accuracy of measuring core is 0.5, and there is no mention of the accuracy of metering core. While in the guarantee schedule Table 11, the accuracy of metering core is 0.2. Kindly confirm and clarify the accuracies of metering and measuring cores.

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Concerning the 132KV CT; 5P20 (i.e accuracy upto to 20 times the CT rating) Refer to the In the technical specification, section 4.6 current transformers, the accuracy of technical data sheets , table 11 protection core is 5P10, while in the guarantee schedule Table 11, it is 5P20. Kindly confirm the correct value of the protection cores accuracy. Kindly note that, according to the guarantee schedule Table 10, item rated secondary voltage, the 132KV voltage transformer has two secondary, while in item accuracy class it is mentioned 3 cores (one for metering, one for measuring and the last for protection). So kindly confirm the exact number of secondaries. Concerning the 33KV CT; In the price schedule as well as in the technical schedule, item rated secondary currents, it is mentioned three secondary cores with rated current 1A. But in the technical schedule Table 17, item number of cores, the 33KV current transformer has 4 cores (one for measuring, one for metering and 2 for protection). So kindly confirm the exact number of cores for all 33KV current transformers used in all substations. Its the bidders responsibility to design an optimal system that meets the technical specifications.(Two secondary cores can be sufficient one for protection(5P) and one metering (0.2). Refer to the technical data sheets , table 10 Refer to Table 17 of Technical Data Sheet. Four(4) cores.

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Concerning the 33KV CT In the technical specification, section 5.3 33KV current transformers, the accuracy of measuring core is 1, and there is no mention of the accuracy of metering core. While in the guarantee schedule Table 17, the accuracy of metering core is 0.2. Kindly confirm and clarify the accuracies of metering and measuring cores. Concerning the 33KV CT Kindly confirm that the 33KV current transformer installed on the 33KV outgoing feeders has 3 cores with ratings 400-200-100/1/1/1A, as per price schedule and guarantee schedule Table 17, instead of 2 cores as per SLD.

Refer to Table 17 of Technical Data Sheet

Refer to Table 17 of Technical Data Sheet

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Concerning the 33KV CT Refer to Table 17 of Technical Data Sheet In the technical specification, section 5.3 33KV current transformers, the accuracy of protection core is 5P10, while in the guarantee schedule Table 17, it is 5P20. Kindly confirm the correct value of the protection cores accuracy.

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Kindly note that, according to the guarantee schedule Table 13, item rated secondary voltage, the 33KV voltage transformer has two secondary, while in item accuracy class it is mentioned 3 cores (one for metering, one for measuring and the last for protection). So kindly confirm the exact number of secondaries In the price schedule of Ishiara and existing Sotik SS, it is mentioned a 100KVA, 415/240V diesel generator (with automatic change-over facility). So kindly send technical specification about the diesel genset since there is no mention of it in section VI- technical specifications. In addition, kindly clarify the capacity needed of the storage or daily tank. In the scope of work section 1.3.5, kindly confirm that the 11/0.415KV auxiliary transformer to be feed from an existing nearby 11KV capacity line instead of 33KV line. In addition, kindly send technical schedule for the 11/0.415KV auxiliary transformer. a. Concerning the 132KV underground cable that must be installed in OLKARIA I SS, mentioned in the technical specs section 1.2 scope of work and in the price schedule under section 4OLK100 132KV transmission line feeder bay: i. Kindly confirm if it is in our scope of supply, or if it will be provided by others under lots 1 and 2. ii. In case it is in our scope, kindly clarify where it should be installed. Is it between two terminations, one installed inside the substation and the other next to the 132KV tower? Or is it installed in a remote area? iii. Does the 1Km lengths refer to the total length of cables, or the length per phase? iv. What is the section of the 132KV underground cable needed and how many cables per phase must be supplied?

Refer to Table 13 of Technical Data Sheet

An addendum will be issued later in the week.

An addendum will be issued later in the week.

This is in Lot3B,the cable may be required to be installed between the line bay and the terminal tower.1km is the total length for all the phases.2 cables per phase is anticipated.Its the bidders responsibility to design an optimal system that meets the technical specifications.Refer to the technical data sheets , table 28

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In the appendix drawing of bidding document, it is referred that for duration of fault, 220kV system is 1s, 66kV system is 3s. But in the text, it is said that duration of 66kV system fault is 1s. Please clarify the duration of fault in the substation.

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Kindly confirm the power rating of the 132/33KV transformer in Wote SS, since in 23MVA the SLD it is 15MVA and in the general arrangement, technical specification section 1.3.3 and price schedule, section 4WTE-101 it is 23MVA. Kindly confirm the power rating of the 132/33KV transformer in Sultan Hamud SS, 23MVA since in the SLD and general arrangement it is 15MVA and in the technical specification section 1.3.4 and price schedule section 4SHD-101 it is 23MVA Kindly confirm that there is no 132KV, 1600A circuit breaker, and that the guarantee schedule of the 132KV circuit breaker Table 5, item rated current must include rated current 2000A for outgoing feeder and 800A for transformer feeder, as per price schedule. Kindly confirm that the guarantee schedule of the 132KV isolator without earthing switch Table 29 must include rated current 1600A for line feeder and 800A for transformer feeder. c. Kindly confirm the minimum creepage distance of the 33KV circuit breaker since, as per the guarantee schedule Table 8, it is 25mm/KV which is different than the creepage distance of other equipments (31mm/KV). Kindly confirm that the guarantee schedule of the 33KV isolator with earthing switch table 9 is not applicable, as per SLD and price schedule. e. Kindly confirm that, in the guarantee schedule of the 132/33KV, 23MVA power transformer table 1, item Type of cooling must be ONAN/ONAF instead of ONAN as per the technical specification section 3.6.1 Cooling equipment general, with 23MVA rated power at ONAN. Rated current of 1200A for 132kV CB for line feeder and at least 800A for 132kV CB for Transformer breaker

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33kV Isolator with earthswitch shall be required for every outgoing 33kV feeder Type of cooling for 132/33kV 23MVA Transformers is ONAN/ONAF

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a. In existing OLKARIA SS: Refer to Table11 in the technical schedules for no. of cores i. The 132KV current transformer installed on the line feeder has four cores as per required and specifications. Also refer to Item 23 above. SLD and three cores with ratings 800-400-200/1A as per price schedule item 4OLK104. While in the guarantee schedule, the number of cores is different (kindly refer to question B.j-technical general 132KV current transformer).So kindly confirm the correct number of cores. ii. An item for the 132KV current transformer must be included in the price schedule under section 4OLK200 132KV new reserve busbar system, qty=1. So kindly confirm ratings and specifications of this CT.

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b. In SOTIK Tee-off SS: i. Kindly confirm that, as per SLD, an item for the 132KV capacitive voltage transformer, qty=3pcs must be included under section STK200 busbar system. ii. Kindly confirm that the items under sections STK-600 and STK-700 must have quantities of 1 lump sum instead of 3.

Qty=3pcs.However,note that it is bidder's responsibility to design an optimal system adequately meeting the functionional requirements in line with the techinical specification and any issued addenda.Quantities given in the refered price schedule to be used.

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a. Kindly confirm that, as per schedule 1 under section 1101, an item for service and analysis system station must be included in schedule 4 under section 1101 for Narok, Bomet, Kabarnet and Nyahuru SS. b. In Narok SS: i. Kindly confirm that the quantity of the items must be equal to the quantity of the same items mentioned in schedule 1. For ex., the quantity of item 4NRK-102 auxiliary transformer must be 1 instead of 2 as per schedule item NRK102. ii. Kindly confirm that an item for the 132KV voltage transformer, qty=3pcs must be included under section 4NRK-400 as per schedule 1 item NRK=401.INCLUDE c. In Bomet SS: i. Kindly confirm that item 4BMT501 must be motorized disconnectors 33KV, 800A, as per schedule 1 item BMT501. ii. Kindly confirm that item 4BMT602 must be motorized disconnectors 33KV, 800A without earth switch, as per schedule 1 item BMT602 and BMT603.

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N/B Its the bidders responsibility to design an optimal system that meets the technical specifications. QUOTE FOR 2 Transformers INCLUDE INCLUDE Refer to SLD

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d. In Kabarnet SS, kindly confirm that the quantity of item 4KBT-304 must be 2 Refer to SLD instead of 1, and the quantity of item 4KBT-305 must be 0 instead of 1 as per schedule 1 item KBT-304. e. In Nyahuhura SS: Its the bidders responsibility to design an optimal system that i. Kindly confirm that the quantity of item 4NYH-202 must be is 3pcs instead of 6, meets the technical specifications.REFER TO SLD as per schedule 1 item NYH-202. ii. Kindly confirm that the quantity of item 4NYH-305 must be is 0set instead of 1, as per schedule 1 item NYH-304. iii. Kindly confirm that item 4NYH501 must be motorized disconnectors 33KV, 800A, as per schedule 1 item NYH501. iv. Kindly confirm that item 4NYH602 must be motorized disconnectors 33KV, 800A without earth switch, as per schedule 1 item NYH602 and NYH603 v. Kindly confirm that items 4NYH-704 to 4NYH-706 must be removed since they are mentioned in items 4NYH-811 and 4NYH-812.

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f. In existing SOTIK Tee-off SS, Kindly confirm that the items under sections 4STK- CONFIRMED, Sotik S/S is however new and not existing. 300, 4STK-400 and STK-500 must have quantities equal to 3 lump sum instead of 1,as per schedule 1. g. In existing Lessos SS, kindly confirm that, as per schedule 1 item LES-207, an CONFIRMED item for Steel Lattice busbar gantries must be included under section 4LES200. h. In existing Nanyuki SS, kindly confirm that, as per schedule 1 item NYK-207, an CONFIRMED item for Steel Lattice busbar gantries must be included under section 4NYK200. a. In Ishiara SS: i) Confirmed;ii)Three(3);iii)Three(3) However, its the bidders i. Kindly confirm that, as per SLD, an item for the 132KV capacitive voltage responsibility to design an optimal system that meets the transformer must be included under section 1ISH200 busbar system, and technical specifications. kindly confirm the quantity. ii. Kindly confirm that the quantity of items under section 1ISH-600 is 1 lump sum instead of 3. iii. Kindly confirm that the quantity of items 1ISH-703 to 1ISH-706 is 1 lump sum instead of 3.

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b. In Mwingi SS, Kindly clarify if the 132KV capacitive voltage transformer installed on the busbar is existed or it must be supplied? If it will be supplied, kindly confirm that it must be included under section 1MWG200 busbar system, and kindly confirm the quantity. c. In Sultan Hamud SS, Kindly confirm that, as per SLD, an item for the 132KV current transformer (installed in the bus coupler and bus section)and another for the 132KV circuit breaker(installed in the bus coupler and bus section) must be included under section 1SHD400 132KV busbar system, and kindly confirm the quantities. d. In Wote SS: i. Kindly confirm that the quantity of item WTE505 33KV neutral link must be 1set, as per SLD, instead of 2. ii. Kindly confirm that, as per SLD, an item for the 33KV surge arrestors must be included under section WTE800 33KV busbar system, qty=3pcs.

To be included,quantity is One(1)

REFER TO SLD.However its the bidders responsibility to design an optimal system that meets the technical specifications.

REFER TO SLD.However its the bidders responsibility to design an optimal system that meets the technical specifications.

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e. In Kitui SS, Kindly confirm that, as per SLD, an item for the 33KV surge arrestors Confirmed.However,its the bidders responsibility to design an must be included under section KIT800 33KV busbar system, qty=3pcs. optimal system that meets the technical specifications.

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schedule 4 Installation and other services: Kindly confirm that the quantity of item 1810 foundation for single phase 33KV voltage transformer must be 18 lots instead of 15 in Kitui, Sultan Hamoud, Kieni and Wote SS.

Confirmed.However,its the bidders responsibility to design an optimal system that meets the technical specifications.

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schedule 4 Installation and other services: Kindly confirm that, as per schedule 1 under section 1101, an item for service and analysis system station must be included in schedule 4 under section 1101 for Kieni, Kitui, Wote and Sultan Hamud SS. CONFIRMED

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c. In Kieni SS: Confirmed.However,its the bidders responsibility to design an i. Kindly confirm that the quantity of item 4KIE304, motorized switching optimal system that meets the technical specifications. disconnector 132KV, 800A, without earthing switch must be 2sets instead of 1 as per schedule 1, item KIE-304. ii. Kindly confirm that the quantity of item 4KIE305, motorized switching disconnector 132KV, 800A, with earthing switch must be 0sets instead of 1 as per schedule 1, item KIE-304. d. In Kitui SS: REFER TO SLD.However its the bidders responsibility to design an i. Kindly confirm that item 4KIT501, must be motorized disconnectors 33KV, optimal system that meets the technical specifications. 800A. ii. Kindly confirm that item 4KIT602, must be motorized disconnectors 33KV, 800A without earth switched with quantity 8sets instead of 4 as per schedule 1 item KIT-602 and KIT-603. iii. Kindly confirm that the quantity of item 4KIT605, 33KV voltage transformer must be 12pcs instead of 15, as per schedule 1 item KIT-606. iv. Kindly confirm that, as per SLD, an item for the 33KV surge arrestors must be included under section 4KIT800 33KV busbar system, qty=3pcs. v. Kindly confirm that the quantity of items 4KIT-1201 to 4KIT-1203 must be 2pcs instead of 1.

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e. In Wote SS: i. Kindly confirm that item 4WTE602, must be motorized disconnectors 33KV, 800A without earth switched with quantity 8sets instead of 4 as per schedule 1 item WTE-602 and WTE-603.REFER TO SLD ii. Kindly confirm that the quantity of item 4WTE605, 33KV voltage transformer must be 12pcs instead of 15, as per schedule 1 item WTE-606.REFER TO SLD iii. Kindly confirm that, as per SLD, an item for the 33KV surge arrestors must be included under section 4WTE800 33KV busbar system, qty=3pcs.

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f. In Sultan Hamud SS: REFER TO SLD.However its the bidders responsibility to design an i. Kindly confirm that the quantity of item 4SHD304 motorized switching optimal system that meets the technical specifications. disconnectors 132KV, 800A, without earthing switch must be 3 sets instead of 2 as per SLD and schedule 1 item SHD-304. ii. Kindly confirm that the quantity of item 4SHD501 must be motorized switching disconnectors 132KV, 800A as per schedule 1 item SHD501. iii. Kindly confirm that the quantity of item 4SHD602 must be motorized switching disconnectors 132KV, 800A without earth switch, qty=8sets as per schedule 1 item SHD-602 and SHD-603. iv. Kindly confirm that the quantity of items 4SHD-1201 to 4SHD-1203 must be 3pcs instead of 1. v. Kindly confirm that the quantity of item 4SHD-1806 must be 12 lots instead of 4

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g. In Ishiara SS: TO REMAIN 3 TO CATER FOR TH FOR THE THREE LINE BAYS FOR i. Kindly confirm that the quantity of item 4ISH-108 and 4ISH-109 must be, as per ITEM I, REFER TO SLD for ii-vii schedule 1 items ISH-108 and ISH-109, qty=3 lump sum instead of 1. ii. Kindly confirm that under section 4ISH200 busbar system, an item must be included for Steel lattice busbar gantries, qty=3 lump sum, as per schedule 1 item ISH-207. iii. Kindly confirm that the quantity of all items under section 4ISH-300 and 4ISH400 must be, as per schedule 1 section ISH-300 and ISH-400, qty=3pcs instead of 1. iv. Kindly confirm that the quantity of item 4ISH-501 to 4ISH-503 must be, as per schedule 1 items ISH-501 and ISH-503, qty=3pcs instead of 1. v. Kindly confirm that the quantity of item 4ISH-505 must be, as per schedule 1 items ISH-505, qty=3 lump sum instead of 1. vi. Kindly confirm that the quantity of item 4ISH-803 must be 6 lots instead of 3. vii. Kindly confirm that the quantity of item 4ISH-806 must be 9 lots instead of 6.

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h. In Mwingi SS: REFER TO SLD i. Kindly confirm that under section 4MWG200 busbar system, an item must be included for Steel lattice busbar gantries, qty=3 lump sum, as per schedule 1 item MWG-207. ii. Kindly confirm that the quantity of item 4MWG-805 must be 6 lots instead of 3.

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In the price schedules SCHED1 Lot 3A Sotik and Schedule no.1 of Lot 3B ISHIARA All to be included in the Bid. under low voltsge auxillary power supply system, an item namely'415/240V from the nearest distribution network (100kVA) ' has been mentioned with 1no. lumpsum quantity ,but the the total price of theis particular item is not added to the sub total of schedule 1 .Please clrify whether this item has to be considered. In the price schedules SCHED1 Lot 3A Sotik and Schedule no.1 of Lot 3B ISHIARA under low voltsge auxillary power supply system, an item namely'100kVA ,415/240V diesel generator (with automatic change over ' has been mentioned with 1no. lumpsum quantity ,but the the total price of theis particular item is not added to the sub total of schedule 1 .Please clrify whether this item has to be considered. In the price schedules No.1 Lot 3B KITUI and Schedule No.1 of Lot 3B WOTE 'under the Busbar system, the quantity of 33kV surge arrestor is not mentioned .Please provide the quantity of the 33kV surge arrestor required for KITUI and WOTE substations. In the price schedules No.1 Lot 3B SULTAN HAMUD 'under the Transformer bay , the quantity of Motorised switchind disconnector 132kV,800A,without earthswitch is mentioned as 3No.,but for for other substations with similar design and layout the quantity is 2no.Please provide the quantity of the Motorised switching disconnector 132kV,800A,without earthswitchrequired for SULTAN HAMUD. In the price schedules No.1 Lot 3A SOTIK 'under the Transformer bay , the quantity of Motorised switchind disconnector 132kV,1600A,without earthswitch is mentioned as 2No.,but for for other substations with similar design and layout the quantity is 0no.Please provide the reason and exact quantity of the Motorised switching disconnector 132kV,1600A,without earthswitch required for SOTIK substation All to be included in the Bid.

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Its the bidders responsibility to design an optimal system that meets the technical specifications and the protection levels demanded by the indicated standards. Provide an adequate number for each substation; Its the bidders responsibility to design an optimal system that meets the technical specifications and the protection levels demanded by the indicated standards.

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In the price schedules No.1 Lot 3B SULTAN HAMUD 'under the 132kV busbar system, the quantity of Voltage transformer is mentioned as 6No.,but for for other substations with similar design and layout the quantity is 3no.Please provide the quantity of the Voltage transformer required for SULTAN HAMUD substation. Please specify the minimun transformer NO load loss for the 23MVA 132/33kV power transformers

3 sets of Single phase units, however Bidder must provide an adequate number for each substation; Its the bidders responsibility to design an optimal system that meets the technical specifications and the protection levels demanded by the indicated standards. The bidder shall state the losses of the power transformer they supply, the tolerances of which shall however be in accordance with IEC 60076 or equivalent BS standard.

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Please specify the minimun transformer load loss for the 23MVA 132/33kV power The bidder shall state the losses of the power transformer they transformers supply, the tolerances of which shall however be in accordance with IEC 60076 or equivalent BS standard. Please specify the basis on which the type of condition of the 23MVA,132/33kV The Losses shall be measured under ONAN conditions at power transformer the losses will be accessed and compared,is it ONAN rating or standard environmental and operational conditions ONAF rating and what are their minimun values In the technical specifications,under Volume 2, of the tender document,it is The 132kV SF6 circuit Line feeder breakers shall be single pole mentioned that the 132kV SF6 circuit breaker of three pole ooutdoor.But in the outdoor while the 132kV SF6 circuit Transformer breakers shall price schedule of Lot 3a and Lot 3b,all the bay extensions in existing substations it be Three pole outdoor. is mentioned 132kV SF6 circuit breaker of single pole outdoor.Please clarify about the type of SF6 circuit breaker to be used for the new substations and bay extensions in the existing substations. Please clarify whether the 132kV Voltage transformer to be used in all substations should be purely aVoltage transformer or a Capacitor voltage divider CVT type with electromagnetic units In the technical specifications,under Volume 2, of the tender document,for the main busbar,busbar connections and for other bubar plants,Aluminum reinforced ACSR conductors of 435/5sqmm shall be used.Please clarify on the size of the conductor to be used. Refer to item 4.3 in the Technical Specifications.

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In the technical specifications,under Volume 2, of the tender document it is mentioned that the post insulators and string insulators of porcelain are to be used.Clarify whether polymer or glass type can also be used. In the technical specifications,under Volume 2, of the tender document it is mentioned that the 33kV surge arrestor of porcelain are to be used.Please clarify whether polymer type can also be used. Please specify the type and size of lightning protection material like rod,mast and conductor which are to be used In the technical specifications,under Volume 2, of the tender document, a document namely 'Guide for Safety in Substations Grounding ' ANSI/IEEE No. 802000 ' is mentioned under substation earthing .Please provide the complete document for us to folow the guidelines for substation earthing works. In the technical specifications,under Volume 2, of the tender document, a document namely 'National Fire Protection Association NFPA codes ' is mentioned under Fire detection and Protection .Please provide the complete document for us to folow the guidelines for substation earthing works.

Post insulator shall be porcelain,refer to Technical specifications 4.8.3.2 and 4.8.3.3. For string insulators polymeric insulators shall be used in accordance to the relevant IEC standards. Polymeric insulators shall be used in accordance to the relevant IEC standards. Refer to item 6.7 in the Technical Specifications. This is an International Standard/Guideline, the Bidders shall source for themselves.

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The KETRACO specification clause no. 3.1.1 (volume 2 of 2 page no.26) calls for Refer to Item No. 7 vector group for all power transformers shall be DNyd11.But as per the technical data sheet it is mentioned as Dyn1 and in SLD it si mentioned as DYn11.Please clarify and provide the exact vector group of the transformer. The KETRACO specification clause no. 3.6.1 (volume 2 of 2 page no.35) cooling of The cooling system for 23MVA power transformers shall be transformer ,specification calls for the ONAN/ONA,whereas in GTP is mentioned ONAN/ONAF under continuous ratings of 18MVA for ONAN and as ONAN,Kindly confirm the rating of the transformer ONAN as well as ONAF. 23MVA ONAF The KETRACO specification clause no. 9.2.1 (volume 2 of 2 page no.105) cals for use of transformer is outdoor type.But as per the technical data sheet it is mentioned as indoor.Please clarify. The auxillary transformer shall be OUTDOOR

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As per specification clause no. 2.2 SYSTEM DESIGN PARAMETERS,the isolator curent rating is 2000A for the 132kV side whereas schedule item no.203 and 206 it is mentioned as 1600A for line side and 800A for transformer incomer side.Kindly clarify the exact rating. There no NCT detail in specifications and price schedules.Kindly provide CT cores and ratings in the new substations Bomet,kabarnet,Nyahururu the 33kV line VT is not mentioned in SLD whereas it is mentioned in price schedules,please clariffy whether it is required or not Please provide the Battery capacity Ampere Hour for 48V DC

Bus section Isolators shall be 2000A while they shall be rated 1200A for 132kV line feeder and at least 800A for 132kV Transformer Isolator. Refer to Table 11 of Technical Data Sheet No Line VTs are required, the Busbar connected VTs shall be used.

Contractor to provide an optimal capacity to meet the substation needs plus 30% spare capacity. Scope calls for measurement of soil resistivity and soil properties for design Ground Resistivity has not been measured. However, for bidding purpose.Kindly note that the above works are possible after award of contract purposses, assume Farming loamy and sandy-clay soils with an and we shall provide our bid,the charges for carryingout the same.However for earth resitivity value of 150 m. However, the final design shall estimation purposes we would require you to furnish indicative soil resistivity and use the actual measured values. soil properties for all the substations,since it is not possible t measure these details before the submision of the bid.Further the above data will help bidders to desgn the earthing system and civil foundations and submit their offers on a common basis. Vol-2 subclause 2.4.4.,Vehicles,Specifications calls for supply of 5 new motorbikes Remove the cost of supply of 5 new motorbikes.They shall not be o 100cc to be used by wayleave officers.We presume the the supply of motor required in Lot 3. bikes has to be used for transmission line and not for substation.Please confirm Vol-2 subclause 2.4.5.,Comunication,Specifications calls for supply of 5 mobile telephones sets and one (1) I-pad.Please provide the detailed specifications for mobile telephones and I-pad. Four 132kV line bay extensions station name Olkaria,Sotik,Lessos Nanyuki,the following site input details to be furnished;1)Existing substation electrical layout/section 2)Soil investigation report for exixting substation,existing foundation details. 3).Soil resistivity report /existing earth mat details for existing substations. 4)Outgoing feeder termination pole details.5)Exixting cable trench layout and section drawing.6)Existing outdoor lighting layout and DSLP layout. Details shall be providded to the winning biider, atleast smart phones with adequate airtime to manage the project.Latest technology will be required. The scope of work clearly details the contractor's responsibility.Any further details required for existing substations shall be given to the winning bidder,therefore, bidders are advised to gather as much as they require by visiting the sites.

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Four 132kV line bay extensions station name Olkaria,Sotik,Lessos Nanyuki,the Any further details required for existing substations shall be given following Existing Control room details to be furnished;1) Capacity and adequacy to the winning bidder,therefore, bidders are advised to gather as for additional load of LVAC and DC load .(spare feeders). 2)INterfacing SCADA much as they require by visiting the sites. details ,(if any), provide the details of make and model. 3).Existing battery capacity and/charger ratings. 4)Existing control room layout/construction details As stated under Tender Spepcification -Volume 1 - Section VII-General Conditions For bidding purposes,the quoted price shall exclude all taxes. of Contract - clause 3.4 our understanding is thatmfor schedule no.3 -design services,Schedule no.4 -Installation and other services only VAT at the prevailing rate of 16% is applicable and the same needs to be included by the bidder in their quated price.The VAT portion will be shown differently in the Grand Summary in Schedule 5 Apart from the above,Schedule NO.1 - Plant and Mandatory spare parts supplied The project is tax exempt. from abroad and Schedule No.2 - Plant and Mandatory spare parts supplied from within the employer's country are exempted from all customs and import duties,Local levies,sales tax and value added tax(VAT).Please confirm.

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In BDS ITB 11.1(h)-e): Equipment similar in all specifications to those offered as Letters of appointment, letters of execusion, Client reference the major equipment to be supplied must have been installed and been in service letter or such other document that can be authenticated. for at least five (5) years outside the country of manufacture. The bidder shall submit documentary evidence. Which kind of documents are needed to support the above mentioned equipments in services for at least 5 years? In BDS ITB 11.1 (j): In general, for items of supply, the vendors must have Refer to Item 97 successfully manufactured and supplied in any one year during the last five years, the quantity being proposed for subcontracting, which are in satisfactory operation/use for the past two years as on the date of bid opening.

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Do we need to provide documentary evidence of the supplied parts in satisfactory Yes, refer to 97 operation/use for the past two years as on the date of bid opening? If needed which kind of documents are needed to support the above mentioned Yes, refer to 97 history? As per requirement of these two project, the vector group of all the 132kV power Vector group Refer to item 7; Type of cooling refer to item 40 transformers shall be Dyn1, and the cooling system is only by ONAN type. Plesase confirm. As per Section VITech Specs , 9.3.2 The cells shall be in transparent The cells shall be in transparent containers containersIn KPTSIP Technical Data Sheets, Table 23: The battery type should be provided sealed OPzV, lead-acid, tubular plate, electrolyte in gel form. Can designer modify concept drawings in bidding documents? How many cores are needed for 132kV and 33kV CTs? What is the parameter for each core? Is the provided BIL values, i.e.275kV for power freqency and 650kV for lightning overvoltage, already corrected as per the 1200 altitude? In Section VITech Specs , 11.5.7.Busbar Differential Protection of the high impedance differential type shall be providedIn KPTSIP Technical Data Sheets, Table 25: Protection Relays, shows low impedance Busbar Protection shall be provided. Which type of the Busbar Protection should be provided , high impedance or low impedance? In Section VITech Specs , 12.Revenue Metering SYSTEMWe need to install two meters : Main meter, Check meter In KPTSIP Technical Data Sheets Table 11:132kV Current Transformer In KPTSIP Technical Data Sheets Table 17: 33kV Current Transformer Whether the revenue meters should be provided for 132kV bays or not ? Yes, subject to meeting all minimum technical specifications Refer to item 25 above. These Values are given referenced to 1000m AMS level, Aplly altitude correction factors as required by the applicable standars. High impedance differential type shall be provided

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Bay extensions meter at 132 KV, new substations at 33 KV. Other details will be finalised during contract negotiations Main meter and Check meter can be connected on one CT; however, final design is the responsibility of the Contractor subject to approval by Project Manager

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Please clarify the number of tripping coil for 33KV circuit breaker outdoor. The operating mechanisms shall have one tripping coil as per Volume 2 Section-VI Employers Requirements subclause 5.1.4, but 2(two) opening/tripping coil are required in Tenders Technical data sheet. Normally its just one for 33kv voltage level in accordance with international practice.

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Please consider the need for LOCAL CONTROL CABIENT for 132KV CB and DS+ES in All Circuit Breakers shall be providded by a LOCAL CONTROL Volume 2 SectionVI Employers Requirements subclause 4.3.3 CIRCUIT BREAKER CABINET; Isolators shall be as per Section 4.4.3 LOCAL CONTROL CABINET and 4.4.2. CONSTRUCTION AND OPERATION. Presently the local control cabinet especially under 220kv switchgear is not necessary but instead of mechanism enclosure which comprises all local control accessories and electrical connections to the CB or DS+ES based on economy and compactness. Please clarify what shall the bidder provide for handling Circuit breaker SF6 gas. There is discrepancy between Price Schedule TOOLS and Volume 2 SectionVI Employers Requirements subclause 4.3.4 SULPHUR HEXACHLORIDE. Regadless of the Bay level Distributed control box, each Breaker shall be providded by means of Local control both electrically and manually all of which shall be housed in local cabinet with minimum IP 54 protection according to IEC- 60529. The Set of SF6 filling device with pressure gauge shall include mobile gas handling facilities for filling, evacuating and processing switchgear SF6. Such plant shouild meet all the technical specification as per Section 4.3.4.

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Kindly inform you the price of mobile gas handling plant for gas recycle is very The contractor shall provide the appropriate design for this higher than the SF6 filling device with pressure gauge. The former can process SF6 function as per the specifications. and reduce the gas pressure in switchgear but the latter hasnt this function. Please clarify the degree of protection of circuit breakers enclosure to meet the IEC requirement. As per Employers Requirements subclause 4.3.3 for 132kv C.B, min. IP54 according to IEC60529 is be required. But in Technical data sheet is IP65. And the same issue for 33kv C.B. Kindly furnish GA drawing NO. 5083020-LES-002 for Lessos substation indicating scope of works. Nanyuki s/s: Kindly confirm whether 132kV bus bar extensions is included in the present scope of works or not. Min. IP65 according to IEC-60529

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Nanyuki s/s: As per the scope of works 'flying (raised height) bus bar is in the scope,however in SLD and GA layoout the same is not in the scope.Kindly confirm the scope for bus bar extension. Kindly furnish GA drawing NO. 5083020-OLK-002 for Olkaria substation indicating scope of works. Olkaria s/s: As per SLD,two sets of Current transformers are required in the bus coupler bay,however the same are not included in the price schedule.Foundation for these CTs are also missing Sotik s/s The bus CVT and its foundation is not included in the price schedule.Kindly confirm the requirements of Bus CVT Sotik s/s As per the scope of work,control building is in the scope,however the same is not included in the price schedules.please clarify.

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Sotik s/s As GA drawing and scope of work,roads inside the switchyard Include all necessary civil works ,fencing,drains etc will be in scope of work,however the same are not included in the price schedule.Kindly confirm the scope. Sotik s/s the scope work includes,AC &DC auxillary system including battery and Include in the Price schedule battery charger,however,the same is not included in the price schedule.Please clarify. Bomet s/s; Foundation quantity for the 132kV circuit breakers is mentioned as Two Required, one for the line and one for the btransformer. 1No.however the same is 2No. As per scope of works.Please clarify Narok s/s;foundation quantities for 33kV CB ,VT and disconnectors are not Use quantities as per SLD matching with actual quantity required as per scope of work & SLD/GA .Kindly review and confirm Narok s/s;Quantiities for 132kV disconnector with and without earthswitches for Use quantities as per SLD the transformer bay are included as 2No. Each in price schedule,however as per SLD, the quantity is 2No.for disconnector without earthswitch and 0No.for disconnector with ES.Kindly confirm Narok s/s;A total of 6NO. Feeders are mentioned in price schedule,however as Use 4 Feeders.Bidders to ammend the price schedules per scope of work and SLD & GA only four feeders are in scope.Kindly confirm the accordingly. scope of works and amned quantitiesfor 33kV equipment in price schedule.

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Narok s/s; 1No. 33kV bus section is included in the price schedule,however the same is not mentioned in the scope of works and SLD & GA drawings,Kindly confrim the scope. Nyahururu s/s;Foundation quantity for the 132kV circuit breakers is mentioned as 1,however the sameis 2 as pr scope of work&SLD/GA Nyahururu s/s;Foundation quantity for the 33kV CB,VT 7 Disconnector are not matching with actual quantity required as per scope of works& SLD/GA. Kindly review and confirm. Nyahururu s/s;Quantiities for 132kV disconnector with earthswitches for the transformer bay is mentioned as 1No.in price schedule,however as per SLD, the quantity is shall be 0No.Please clarify. Kabarnet s/s;Quantiities for 132kV disconnector with and without earthswitches for the transformer bay are included as 2No. Each in price schedule,however as per SLD, the quantity is 2No.for disconnector without earthswitch and 0No.for disconnector with ES.Kindly confirm Ishiara s/s;132kV bus CVT and its Foundation is not included in the price schedule.Kindly confirm Ishiara s/s;As per scope of work,control building is in the scope ,however the ssame is not included in the price schedule.Please clarify. Ishiara s/s;As per GA drawing and scope of work, roads inside switchyard ,fencing,drains etc will be in scope of work,however the same is not incledue in the price schedule.Kindly confirm and ammend accordingly. Ishiara s/s;the per scope of work includes AC,&DC, auxillary supply systems including battery & battery charger,however the same are not included in the price schedules.Please clarify. Mwingi s/s extension; scope of work bifurcation for existing & present scope indicated in SLD is not matching with with the same in price schedule &GA drawing.Please clarify. Wote s/s;The 33kV disconnector quantity for the 33kV feeder bays in price schedule is mentioned as 4No.However sa per scope of work the & drawing the asme is 8No.

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Sultan Hamud s/s; As per scope of work &SLD,132kV side of substation shall have A double bus bar scheme shall be installed as per the SLD, a double bus bar scheme,however in GA drawing No. 50883020-sHD-001 Rev revised GA shall be issued. A,132kV swichyard with switchyard with single bus has been shown.Kindly furnish revised drawing with double bus bar scheme alongwith the 132kV bus section&bs coupler bay as per requirement. Sultan Hamud s/s; 132kV disconnector quantity in transformer bay in price schedule is mentioned as 2no. However as per scope of work, and drawing the same shall be 3no.(Two no. for bus disconnector and one for transformer bay.Please clarify. Use scope of work as shown on revised SLD.

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Sultan Hamud s/s;Quantiities for 132kV CB&CT for bus section bay and bus Include. Bidders to revise the Price schedules accordingly. coupler bay are not included in supply and installation price schedule. Only 132kV disconnectors fpr these two bays are indicated under 132kV bus bar scheme.Please clarify. Sultan hamud s/s; Please confirm whether we can use Tandem (Staggered) arrangement for 132kV disconnectors in Sultan Hamud substation.This kind of arrangement will save 132kV gantry structures for line and tranformer baty in switchyard.Kindly confirm. KIeni s/s;Quantiities for 132kV disconnector with and without earthswitches for the transformer bay are included as 1No. however as per SLD, the quantity shall be 2No.for disconnector without earthswitch and 0No.for disconnector with ES.Please clarify. Use flexible arrangement that will allow reasonable future expansion.

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132kV & 33kV CTs in transformer bays are indiacted between surge arrestor and These shall be separate pedestal mounted CTs transformer.Kindly confirm whether the same are bushing CTs as part of transformer or separate pedestal mounted CTs.If the same are separate CTs then they shall be placed between CB and transformer end disconnector.Kindly review and confirm. In the price schedules 33kV surge arrestors is mentioned fo rall the 33kV auxillary 33kV surge arrestors required on all auxillary transformer transformer feeders in the new substations,however in single line diagram the feeders. same has ont been indicated.Kindly confirm the requirement.

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In the price schedules materials required for both types of bus bars are mentioned i.e. copper tubes as well as gantries,flexible conductors and string insulators.Kindly confirm whether the 132kV bus bar are of strung bus with flexible conductors or with pipe type conductor installed on 132kV BPI

Assume 132kV bus bar to be strung bus with flexible conductors of equivalent current ratings for new substations; However for existing substations use the compartible system. Final design to be discussed with winning bidder.

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Further in all the drawings strung bus bars with bus bar gantries type Refer to Item 148 arrangement has been indicated.Whereas under specification ACSR conductors or tubular aluminium pipes are to be used for busbar and live connections (Clause 4. mentioned under busbar system for all substations.Kindly confirm the exact requirements. Kindly furnish conductor type and size to be considered for 132kV & 33kV bus Refer to Item148 bars,transformer and feeder bays for all substations in scope. Could you give any information about the Interface of "BAY EXTENSION AT LESSOS Busbar extension and all work required to be connected as per 132/33 KV SUBSTATION" (because lack of layout drawing), and whether the existing system. busbar(including support) for the interface is required or not? The 33kV circuit breaker type can be vacuum or SF6, please clarify which one you Vacuum/SF6 CB for 33kV. are inclined to use? 132kV and 33kV copper tubes busbar is adopted in tender, but rarely used in China, and clarify what reason it is. Perhaps because of the local wind speed? Are we free to use Aluminium magnesium alloy bus instead of the Main busbar copper tubes? The secondary winding voltage of VT is 110V in former substations like city square substation, but in this tender it is 100V, please make sure its correct. 13B:sultan substation 1.1 132KV busbar: the drawings indicate the busbar should be soft busbar, but while the price schedule indicates the busbar should be busbar copper tube, which will prevail? 1.2 132 busbar coupler and the sectional circuit breakers are in idicated in the single line diagram but not in the arrangement diagram, which will prevail? Refer to Item148 Refer to Item148 VT secondary for all new Substation shall be 110V; however, for existing substatios, use same as available

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1.4 As for the 33kv side, the technical description, single line diagram and the Use quantities as per SLD price schedule all indicate that there should be 4 outgoing line bays but the arrangement diagram indicates there should be 5 33kv outgoing line bays, which will prevail? substation 23B:kieni 2.1 As for the 33kv side, the technical description indicates there should be 2 Use quantities as per SLD outgoing line bays, while the single line diagram and the price schedule indicate that there should be 4 outgoing line bays, but still the arrangement diagram indicates there should be 5 33kv outgoing line bays, which will prevail? 33B:kitui substation 3.1 As for the 33kv side, the technical description, single line diagram and the price schedule all indicate that there should be 4 outgoing line bays but the arrangement diagram indicates there should be 5 33kv outgoing line bays, which will prevail? 43B:vote substation 4.1 As for the 33kv side, the technical description, single line diagram and the price schedule all indicate that there should be 4 outgoing line bays but the arrangement diagram indicates there should be 5 33kv outgoing line bays, which will prevail? LOT 3A 13A:narok substation 1.1 As for the 33kv side, the technical description, single line diagram and the price schedule all indicate that there should be 4 outgoing line bays but the arrangement diagram indicates there should be 5 33kv outgoing line bays, which will prevail? 23A:olkaria substationto be expanded 2.1 There is no general arrangement diagram

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53A:kabarnet substation 5.1 As for the 33kv side, the technical description, single line diagram and the Use quantities as per SLD price schedule all indicate that there should be 4 outgoing line bays but the arrangement diagram indicates there should be 5 33kv outgoing line bays, which will prevail? Nyahururu s/s; As for the 33kv side, the technical description, single line diagram Use quantities as per SLD and the price schedule all indicate that there should be 4 outgoing line bays but the arrangement diagram indicates there should be 5 33kv outgoing line bays, which will prevail? In the bidding documents we did not notice any reactive power compensation No, feasibility studies did not show requirement unit configurations for all the new substations to be constructed, so could you please consider if it is necessary to add them? 132 Kv Post-Type Insulator / String Insulator - As per Clause No. 4.8.3.3 & 4.8.3.4 31 mm/kV of Vol 2 of 2, page-53 (Hard copy), It has been indicated that the total specific creepage distance shall be at least 25 mm/kV.Refer table-20 of Data sheet of vol2 of 2, page-52 (Hard copy), Nominal creepage distance is indicated as 31 mm/kV.Please clarify. Bus Bar Conductor Material-As per Clause No. 4.8.1 & 4.8.2 of Vol 2 of 2, pageRefer to Item 148 50,51 (Hard copy),it has been indicated that bus bar material is Al, aluminium alloy or copper (ACSR 435/5mm2)-Refer table-15 of Data sheet of vol-2 of 2, page44 (Hard copy), bus bar conductor material has been mentioned ( ACSR 435/55mm2).As per Schedule no.1 Plant and Mandatory Spare parts Supplied from abroad like under Schedule no. 1.1 lot 3a Sl. No. NRK-401,NRK-802,Schedule no. 1.3,lot 3a Sl.no. -1STK-201 etc. has been mentioned that bus bar material is cu.tube. Please clarify what is the bus bar conductor material. Bus bar Conductor size - Refer table-15 of Data sheet of vol-2 of 2, page-44 (Hard Quote for single strung ACSR conductor ( 435/55mm2) in the Bid; copy), current carrying capacity of ACSR conductor ( 435/55mm2) is mentioned design variations shall be discussed with winning bidder. 2000 Amp.We understand this conductor can take approx. 750 A current. Please clarify.

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33 KV Disconnector-As per Clause No. 5.2.1 of Vol 2 of 2, page-56 (Hard copy),it has been indicated that disconnector and earthing switches shall be maually operated.As per SLD like 5083020-BMT-001,5083020-KBT-001 etc.it is motorised.As per Layout, motorised disconnector can not be provided. Please clarify. Earth resistivity value-Not defined in specification.Kindly Provide the earth resistivity value for each substation. Material of Earthing-As per Clause No. 6.3,6.4,6.5,6.6,6.6.1 pg- 61,62,63 of Vol 2 of 2, page-56 (Hard copy), it is GI. And As per clause no. 16.16.2 , it is Cu.Please clarify LT Power Cable -Specification is not available -Please confirm whether cable to be considered with AL conductor PVC insulated or with Cu Conductor PVC insulated 132 KV CT - Refer table-11 of Data sheet of vol-2 of 2, page-35 (Hard copy), CT has 5 cores,As per SLD like 5083020-BMT-001,5083020-KBT-001 etc. , CT has 3 cores.Please clarify. 33 KV CT - As per Clause No. 11.5.1 of Vol 2 of 2, page-139 (Hard copy). Duplicated protection & protection Segregation. It is considered only for 132 KV system or for 33 kV system also.Please clarify. 33 KV CT-As per Clause No. 11.2 of Vol 2 of 2, page-136 (Hard copy), it is mentioned for high impedance differential protection.Refer table-11 of Data sheet of vol-2 of 2, page-47 (Hard copy), CT has 4 cores.As per SLD like 5083020BMT-001,5083020-KBT-001 etc. , CT has 3 cores.Please clarify.

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33 KV VT-As per Clause No. 11.5.1 of Vol 2 of 2, page-139(Hard copy), It has been Refer to item 177 mentioned for " Separated voltage circuit".Refer Table no. 13 of VOL- 2 of 2 , Pg 40 ,Accuracy class defined in data sheet is 0.2 for metering 0.5 of metering & 3P for protection.As per SLD like 5083020-BMT-001,5083020-KBT-001 etc. , VT has 2 cores.Please clarify number of cores of VT. 33 KV feeder Conductor -Bus bar conductor size for 800A for 33KV system is not specified in specification.Please specify the same. Its the bidders responsibility to design an optimal Busbar that meets the technical specifications in terms of the Normal operational curent level and system Fault leves.

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33 KV Bus Bar Conductor- Bus bar conductor size for 1250A for 33KV system is not Its the bidders responsibility to design an optimal Busbar that specified in specification.Please specify the same. meets the technical specifications in terms of the Normal operational curent level and system Fault leves. Cable trench for extension bay- Cable trench for extension bay in existing substation to be considered only in extension by or upto control room. Please Clarify. layout for OLKARIA Geothermal PS substation - Proposed layout for OLKARIA Geothermal PS substation is not available in documents.Please provide the existing and proposed substation layout. OLKARIA Substation-As per Clause No. 1.2.5 of Vol 2 of 2, page-4(Hard copy),the extension bay shall be made approx. 1Km away from existing substation.In that case what will be the location of control & relay panel. Please clarify. Proposed layout for LESSOS substation - Proposed layout for LESSOS substation is not available in documents.Please provide the existing and proposed substation layout. Sultan Hamud Substation - Proposed layout ( Drg .no.- 5083020-SHD-002) given for Sultan Hamud is not matching as per given SLD ( Drg. No.-5083020-SHD001).Please Clarify. ACDB, DCDB,LDB, Battery & Charger - In existing substations ACDB,DCDB,LDB Battery & Battery Charger to be considered or Not? Please Clarify. Trench require only to join to the next (closest trench section

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See addendum

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The location of the control and relay panels is approximately 200 m from the switchyard

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The bidder shall work with the SLD. The GL shall be provided with the winning bidder Refer to item 141

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This to be considered for all existing substations.

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132 KV minimum current feeder rating - As per Clause No. 2.2 of Vol 2 of 2, page- For 132kV feeders, conductor is Lynx, 175 mm2 conductor 12 (Hard copy) , minimum current rating for feeder and incomer switchgear is 1250A.Refer Table no. 11 of VOL- 2 of 2 , Pg - 35 ,CT ratio for 800-400-200/1-11A.Please clarify the feeder conductor current rating. 33 KV minimum current feeder rating - As per Clause No. 2.2 of Vol 2 of 2, page12 (Hard copy) , minimum current rating for feeder and incomer switchgear is 800A.Refer Table no. 17 of VOL- 2 of 2 , Pg - 47 ,CT ratio for 400-200-200/1-11A.Please clarify the feeder conductor current rating. Bus Bar Shield Wire-As per Clause No. 4.8.1 of Vol 2 of 2, page-50 (Hard copy) , nominal cross section area is 95 sqmm and material is cu.Refer Table no. 16 of VOL- 2 of 2 , Pg - 46 ,, nominal cross section area is mentioned 50 Sqmm and material is steel galvanized.Please confirm the Shield wire size and Material. For 33kV feeders, conductor is 100 mm2 ACSR conductor

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SCMS System -As per Clause No. 11 of Vol 2 of 2, page-134 (Hard copy) , SCMS ( Cover the whole sub station substation control & monitoring system) to be provided only for 132 kv system or for 33 KV system also.Please clarify. Natural Ground Level - Kindly provide the Natural Ground Level ( Contour Plan of To be ascertained by winning bidder during detailed Substation). survey.Bidders to gather enough information on their own for bidding purposes. Finished ground/ road Levels - Kindly provide Finished ground/ Road Levels ( To be ascertained by winning bidder during detailed survey.Not Internal & External) necessary for this stage. Embankment length & levels- Embankment length & levels is not clear. Please To be ascertained by winning bidder during detailed survey.Not confirm. necessary for this stage. Ground Water Table,Please specify the same. To be ascertained by winning bidder during detailed survey.Not necessary for this stage. SECTION IV: PRICE SCHEDULE 1 & 4 SECTION IV: PRICE SCHEDULE 1 & 4 - Low voltage auxiliary power supply systems as specified in vol 2 and mainly consisting of : In Sch 1 supply part Low voltage 195 cables and accessories (terminals, lugs, glands, conduits, labels etc.) is mentioned Include all the requirements in schedule 4 at sub item no 5 while in sch 4 installation part this item is missing. (for New and Extension Bay). Kindly Clarify the scope.

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SECTION IV: PRICE SCHEDULE 1 & 4 Substation protection equipment sub item 8 Other necessary material (inclusive of at least three control, protection and 196 metering panel) Refer to sub chapter 17.5.19 ,Reference sub chapter CL 17.5.19 is not available in tender document. Kindly provide the clause. 197 CONTROL AND POWER CABLE - Kindly provide Technical specification of control and power cable.

Refer to relevent chapter 11

Refer to chapter 16 of the Technical specifications and relevant IEC standards

BAY EXTENSION S/S EXISTING DETAILS - Please provide following information of the all existing substation where bay extension work is to be carried out. 1) 198 Control voltage (DC) 2) bus bar protection (High/low impedance) scheme 3) type and make of bus bar protection relay. 4) Availability of no of spare bay modules. SAS FOR BAY EXTENSION AT EXISTING SUBSTATION -We understand that 199 matching of old and new SAS shall not be feasible, therefore our scope will be limited to functionality for the extended bays only. Kindly confirm.

Refer to Bid document and previous queries above

Complete functional intergration and compatibility of new facilities to the existing facilities shall be the responsibility of the Bidder

TELE COMMUNICATION SYSTEM FOR BAY EXTENSION AT EXISTING SUBSTATION We understand that matching of old and new system shall not be feasible; 200 refer to item 199 therefore our scope will be limited to functionality for the extended bays only. Kindly confirm. TELE COMMUNICATION SYSTEM -Section VI Tech spec Cl no 13.2.1 and 13.2.2 Couple of items specified in the said clauses are standardized by employer which 201 Follow given specifications in the document leads to lack of competition. Kindly allow us to offer equivalent other make without losing any functionality. Section VI Cl no 9.3 -Tech spec -Battery - Tech spec calls for 110V battery set of Lead Acid type and even in the list of spares also Hydrometers 2 Nos is asked with 202 Refer to item 102 the battery set which supports that battery cell is with electrolyte in liquid form (Lead Acid).While in Technical Data sheet Table 23 battery cell is asked with Section VI Cl no 3.14.3 -Tech spec -Power Transformer - Kindly accept the type 203 test report of power transformer conducted on higher MVA rating instead of similar rating. Type test will be accepatable for similar transformer with the same specification and design.

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General - Kindly provide the data ( type designation and diameter) for conductor 204 for the 132kV line terminating to Sub-Station so as to ascertain the design of gantry, the clamp connectors for LA and CVT SECTION IV: PRICE SCHEDULE 1 & 4 - Narok S/S

Line conductor is Lynx 175 mm2 ACSR conductor

Auxiliary Transformer Sch 1 & 4 - In Sch 1 item no NRK-102 qty is 1 pcs for supply 205 while in Sch 4 item no 4NRK-102 qty is 2 pcs for installation. Kindly remove the Refer to SLD and update the schedule 4 accordingly discrepancy. Voltage Transformer 132kV Sch 1 & 4 - In Sch 1 item no NRK-202 qty is 3 pcs for 206 supply while in Sch 4 item no 4NRK-202 qty is 6 pcs for installation. Kindly remove Refer to SLD and update the schedule 4 accordingly the discrepancy. Surge arresters 132kV Sch 1 & 4 - In Sch 1 item no NRK-301 qty is 3 pcs for supply 207 while in Sch 4 item no 4NRK-301 qty is 6 pcs for installation. Kindly remove the Refer to SLD and update the schedule 4 accordingly discrepancy. Current Transformer 132kV Sch 1 & 4 - In Sch 1 item no NRK-302 qty is 3 pcs for 208 supply while in Sch 4 item no 4NRK-302 qty is 6 pcs for installation. Kindly remove Refer to SLD and update the schedule 4 accordingly the discrepancy. Circuit breakers 132 kV Sch 1 & 4 -In Sch 1 item no NRK-303 qty is 1 Set for supply 209 while in Sch 4 item no 4NRK-303 qty is 2 Set for installation. Kindly remove the Refer to SLD and update the schedule 4 accordingly discrepancy. Motorise Isolator with earth switch 132kV Sch 1 & 4 - In Sch 1 item no NRK-305 is missing for supply part while in Sch 4 item no 4NRK-305 qty is 2 Sets for 210 Refer to SLD and update the schedule 4 accordingly installation. The SLD shows only motorised Switching disconnector without earth switch only. Kindly remove the discrepancy. Marshalling boxes (outdoor) Sch 1 & 4 - In Sch 1 item no NRK-306 qty is 1 pcs for 211 supply while in Sch 4 item no 4NRK-306 qty is 2 pcs for installation. Kindly remove Refer to SLD and update the schedule 4 accordingly the discrepancy. Voltage Transformer 132kV Sch 1 & 4 - In Sch 1 item no NRK-401 Qty is 3 pcs for supply part while in Sch 4 item no 4NRK-401 is missing for installation part. The 212 Refer to SLD and update the schedule 4 accordingly SLD shows 3nos of VT to be supplied and installed. Kindly remove the discrepancy.

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Motorise Isolator with/Without earth switch 33kV Sch 1 & 4 - In Sch 1 item no 213 NRK-501 Qty is 2 Sets for supply part while in Sch 4 item no 4NRK-501 qty is 4 Sets Refer to SLD and update the schedule 4 accordingly for installation. Kindly remove the discrepancy Surge arresters 33kV Sch 1 & 4 - In Sch 1 item no NRK-502 qty is 3 pcs for supply 214 while in Sch 4 item no 4NRK-502 qty is 6 pcs for installation. Kindly remove the Refer to SLD and update the schedule 4 accordingly discrepancy. Voltage Transformer 33kV Sch 1 & 4 - In Sch 1 item no NRK-503 qty is 3 pcs for 215 supply while in Sch 4 item no 4NRK-503 qty is 6 pcs for installation. Kindly remove Refer to SLD and update the schedule 4 accordingly the discrepancy Current Transformer 33kV Sch 1 & 4 - In Sch 1 item no NRK-504 qty is 3 pcs for 216 supply while in Sch 4 item no 4NRK-504 qty is 6 pcs for installation. Kindly remove Refer to SLD and update the schedule 4 accordingly the discrepancy. Neutral link - In Sch 1 item no NRK-505 qty is 1 pcs for supply while in Sch 4 item Refer to SLD and update the schedule 4 accordingly no 4NRK-505 qty is 2 pcs for installation. Kindly remove the discrepancy.

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33kV Outgoing feeder Sch 1 & 4 item no 600-606 - In Sch 1 for supply part the qty 218 mentioned is as per 4 X 33kV feeders while in Sch 4 for installation part the qty of Refer to SLD and update the schedule 4 accordingly same is mentioned for 6 X 33kV feeders. Kindly remove the discrepancy. 33kV Bus Section Sch 1 & 4 item no 700-703 - As per the SLD no bus section is shown. Therefore In Sch 1 for supply part the qty mentioned is 0 for all items 219 Refer to SLD while in Sch 4 for installation part the qty of same is mentioned 1 nos for each items. Kindly remove the discrepancy. 33kV bus bar system mainly consisting of Sch 1 & 4 item no 800-810- In Sch 1 for supply part the qty is mentioned for all bus bar items while in Sch 4 for 220 Refer to SLD and update the schedule 4 accordingly installation part the qty for this bus bar item of same is missing for each items. Kindly remove the discrepancy. Civil work: foundation for 33kV Circuit breakers Sch 4 in Section IV -As per the 221 SLD 33kV circuit Breaker are 5 sets. While in Sch 4 it is mentioned as unit Lot and Refer to SLD and update the schedule 4 accordingly qty is 8. Kindly remove the discrepancy.

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Civil work: foundation for 33kV Voltage Transformer Sch 4 in Section IV - As per 222 the SLD 33kV Voltage Transformer are 18 nos. While in Sch 4 it is mentioned as unit Lot and qty is 24. Kindly remove the discrepancy. Civil work: foundation for 33kV 33 kV disconnector with/ without earth switches Sch 4 in Section IV - As per the SLD 33kV 33 kV disconnector with/ without earth 223 switches are 10 nos. While in Sch 4 it is mentioned as unit Lot and qty is 17. Kindly remove the discrepancy Civil work: foundation for 132kV Circuit breakers Sch 4 in Section IV - As per the 224 SLD 132kV circuit Breaker are 2 sets. While in Sch 4 it is mentioned as unit Lot and qty is 1. Kindly remove the discrepancy. SECTION IV: PRICE SCHEDULE 1 & 4 Bomet S/s 33kV Voltage Transformer Sch 1 & 4 in Section VI - As per the SLD 33kV Voltage 225 Transformer are 6 nos. While in Sch 1 for supply and Sch 4 for installation it is mentioned qty as 18. Kindly remove the discrepancy.

Refer to SLD and update the schedule 4 accordingly

Refer to SLD and update the schedule 4 accordingly

Refer to SLD and update the schedule 4 accordingly

Refer to SLD and update the schedule 4 accordingly

Civil work: foundation for 33kV Voltage Transformer Sch 4 in Section IV ,As per 226 the SLD 33kV Voltage Transformer are 6 nos. While in Sch 4 it is mentioned as unit Refer to SLD and update the schedule 4 accordingly Lot and qty is 15. Kindly remove the discrepancy. Civil work: foundation for 132kV Circuit breakers Sch 4 in Section IV As per the 227 SLD 132kV circuit Breaker are 2 sets. While in Sch 4 it is mentioned as unit Lot and Refer to SLD and update the schedule 4 accordingly qty is 1. Kindly remove the discrepancy. SECTION IV: PRICE SCHEDULE 1 & 4 Kabarnet S/s Motorise Isolator with earth switch 132kV Sch 1 & 4 In Sch 1 item no KBT-305 is missing for supply part while in Sch 4 item no 4KBT-305 qty is 2 Sets for 228 Refer to SLD and update the schedule 4 accordingly installation. The SLD shows only motorised Switching disconnector without earth switch only. Kindly remove the discrepancy. Civil work: foundation for 132 kV post insulators Sch 4 in Section IV The Qty of Post insulator shall depend on design of substation in Sch 1 & 4 supply & 229 installation part it is indicated as lump sum 1 while in civil part it is mentioned as Lot 2. Kindly remove the discrepancy.

Refer to SLD and update the schedule 4 accordingly

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33kV Voltage Transformer Sch 1 & 4 in Section IV As per the SLD 33kV Voltage 230 Transformer are 6 nos. While in Sch 1 for supply and Sch 4 for installation it is mentioned qty as 18. Kindly remove the discrepancy.

Refer to SLD and update the schedule 4 accordingly

Civil work: foundation for 33kV Voltage Transformer Sch 4 in Section IV As per 231 the SLD 33kV Voltage Transformer are 6 nos. While in Sch 4 it is mentioned as unit Refer to SLD and update the schedule 4 accordingly Lot and qty is 15. Kindly remove the discrepancy. SECTION IV: PRICE SCHEDULE 1 & 4 Nyahururu S/s Voltage Transformer 132kV Sch 1 & 4 - In Sch 1 item no NYH-202 qty is 3 pcs for 232 supply while in Sch 4 item no 4NYH-202 qty is 6 pcs for installation. Kindly remove Refer to SLD and update the schedule 4 accordingly the discrepancy. Motorise Isolator with earth switch 132kV Sch 1 & 4 In Sch 1 item no NYH-305 is missing for supply part while in Sch 4 item no 4NYH-305 qty is 2 Sets for 233 Refer to SLD and update the schedule 4 accordingly installation. The SLD shows only motorised Switching disconnector without earth switch only. Kindly remove the discrepancy. Installation of Auxiliary transformer feeders 33 kV mainly consisting of: item no 234 4NYH-704 to 706 SECTION IV : SCH 4 In this schedule this items appears at two times i.e. 704 to 706 and 811 to 812. Kindly remove it at 704 to 706 in sch 4. Refer to to the SLD and update the price schedules appropriately. Its the bidders responsibility to design an optimal system that meets the technical specifications.

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Civil work: foundation for 33kV Circuit breakers Sch 4 in Section IV As per the 235 SLD 33kV circuit Breaker are 5 sets. While in Sch 4 it is mentioned as unit Lot and Refer to to the SLD and update the price schedules appropriately qty is 8. Kindly remove the discrepancy. Civil work: foundation for 33kV 33 kV disconnector with/ without earth switches Sch 4 in Section IV As per the SLD 33kV 33 kV disconnector with/ without earth switches are 10 nos. While in Sch 4 it is mentioned as unit Lot and qty is 17. Kindly remove the discrepancy. Civil work: foundation for 132kV Circuit breakers Sch 4 in Section IV As per the SLD 132kV circuit Breaker are 2 sets. While in Sch 4 it is mentioned as unit Lot and qty is 1. Kindly remove the discrepancy. 33kV Voltage Transformer Sch 1 & 4 in Section IV As per the SLD 33kV Voltage Transformer are 6 nos. While in Sch 1 for supply and Sch 4 for installation it is mentioned qty as 24. Kindly remove the discrepancy. Civil work: foundation for 33kV Voltage Transformer Sch 4 in Section IV As per the SLD 33kV Voltage Transformer are 6 nos. While in Sch 4 it is mentioned as unit Lot and qty is 24. Kindly remove the discrepancy. Drawing Olkariya Bay Extn section view drawing is missing. SECTION IV: PRICE SCHEDULE 1 & 4 Sotik Bay Extn S/s SECTION VI: SCH 1 & 4 ITEM NO STK 108-109 In Sch 1 item no STK-108 & 109 qty is 3 lump sum for supply while in Sch 4 item no 4STK-108 & 109 qty is 1 lump sum for installation. Kindly remove the discrepancy.

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Refer to to the SLD and update the price schedules appropriately

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Refer to to the SLD and update the price schedules appropriately

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Refer to to the SLD and update the price schedules appropriately

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Refer to to the SLD and update the price schedules appropriately Currently not available

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Refer to to the SLD and update the price schedules appropriately

132kV Voltage Transformer Sch 1 & 4 in Section IV ,As per the SLD 132kV Voltage 242 Transformer are 3 nos. for bus bar system are shown While same is not shown in Refer to to the SLD and update the price schedules appropriately Sch 1 for supply and Sch 4 for installation. Kindly remove the discrepancy. Substation protection equipment mainly consisting of: SECTION IV: SCH 1 & 4 item no 301-307 In Sch 1 item no STK-301 to 307 qty is 3 Pcs of each item for 243 Refer to SLD and update the schedule 4 accordingly supply while in Sch 4 item no 4STK-301 to 307 qty is 1 Pcs of each item for installation. Kindly remove the discrepancy. Control and Monitoring System mainly consisting of: SECTION IV: SCH 1 & 4 item no 401-403 ,In Sch 1 item no STK-401 to 402 qty is 3 lump sum of each item for 244 Refer to SLD and update the schedule 4 accordingly supply while in Sch 4 item no 4STK-401 to 403 qty is 1 lump sum of each item for installation. Kindly remove the discrepancy.

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The telecommunication equipment as specified in Chapter 18 of Vol 2 and mainly consisting of: SECTION IV: SCH 1 & 4 item no 501-506 ,In Sch 1 item no STK-501 to 245 504 qty is 3 Pcs & STK-505 to 506 is 3 lump sum of each item for supply while in Refer to SLD and update the schedule 4 accordingly Sch 4 item no 4STK-501 to 504 qty is 1 Pcs & 4STK-505 to 506 is 1 lump sum of each item for installation. Kindly remove the discrepancy. Installation of Low voltage and Control cables and accessories : SECTION IV: SCH 1 & 4 item no 601-605,In Sch 1 item no STK-601 to 605 qty is 3 lump sum of each 246 Refer to SLD and update the schedule 4 accordingly item for supply while in Sch 4 item no 4STK-601 to 605 qty is 1 lump sum of each item for installation. Kindly remove the discrepancy. Installation of Low voltage auxiliary power supply system : SECTION IV: SCH 1 & 4 item no 703-706,In Sch 1 item no STK-703 to 706 qty is 3 lump sum of each item 247 Refer to SLD and update the schedule 4 accordingly for supply while in Sch 4 item no 4STK-703 to 706 qty is 1 lump sum of each item for installation. Kindly remove the discrepancy. Civil work: foundation for 132kV Surge Arrester Sch 4 in Section IV,As per the SLD 248 132kV Surge Arrester are 9 Pcs. While in Sch 4 it is mentioned as unit Lot and qty Refer to SLD and update the schedule 4 accordingly is 6. Kindly remove the discrepancy. Drawing,Lessos Bay Extn section view & Plan view drawing is missing. Currently not available consider Gas leakage detector cable of detecting SF6 gas S.N Clause/Ref. No. Clarification Requested 1 Price Schedule No. 1, Item Nos. NRK 2205, 1OLK1005, 1STK1005, BMT2205, 1LES1005, KBT2205, NYH2205 & 249 1NYK1005 It is Indicated as SF6 leakage detector vessel. We presumed that we have to consider Gas leakage detector. Please confirm 250 Drawing no. 5083020 NRK001 SLD of NAROK Sub station,It is mentioned as NEF NEF = Neutral Earth Fault & REF on neutral side of 132 /33 KV,23MVA Transformer .We presume that NEF stands for Stand by Earth Fault. Please clarify Vol. 2 of 2, Clause No. 1.2.5 It is mentioned that Conceptual design SLD No. 5083020OLK 001 and GA No. 5083020OLK002 are attached. However, GA No. 251 5083020OLK002 is not available with tender documents.Please arrange to furnish. Not available

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252 Drawing No. 5083020CBG001 The standard drawing for substation control building indicate the dimensions of the control building as 25 Mts. X 9.5 Mts., Where as the for the in all sub stations where the control building is to be constructed shows the dimensions as 16 Mts.X12Mts. Kindly clarify. 253 Vol. 2 of 2, Clause No. 1.2.6 Bay extension at SOTIK 132 KV Switch station indicates full fencing ,control building housing for control & relay protection Panels, communication Panels & Auxiliary Panels. The drawing no. 50083020 STK002 also indicates the same. However, same is not reflected in the price schedule for design services & installation services. Please clarify S.N Clause/Ref. No. Clarification Requested 6 Vol. 2 of 2, Clause No. 1.2.7 It is mentioned that Conceptual design SLD No. 5083020LEX 001 and GA No. 254 5083020LES002 are attached. However, GA No. 5083020LES002 is not available with tender documents. Please arrange to furnish. 255 Vol. 2 of 2, Clause No. 8.12.14.1 & 8.12.14.2 It is mentioned that outdoor transformer cells shall be provided with thermal detectors & fire protection indicates portable extinguisher outside transformer cells. Please clarify whether Bidders have to provide thermal detectors with Nitrogen Fire protection system or only thermal detectors with portable extinguishers.

Follow the drawing, however the bidder should optimise the design

Include

Not available

Provide thermal detectors with portable extinguishers with the Bid. However provide a separate quote of thermal detectors with Nitrogen Fire protection system

256 In clause 1.2.2 and 1.2.3 of section VI tender document lot 3A, bot Bomet No spare bay shall be providded as part of this scope. Substation and Kabarnet Substation have the spare bay for the future expansion to Narok Substation, but Narok only has a spare bay for Bomet Substation. Please clarify if the spare bay is required for Kabarnet Substation 257 Please provide the drawings 5083020-OLK002 & 5083020- LES-002, which are missing in the tender documents. 258 Clarify if the auxiliary power resource will be from outer 33kv power grid or 0.415kv power grid Not available For Ishiara and Sotik, from existing distribution grid and a Diesel Generator set with automatic change-over facility. For the rest, refer to SLD

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259 In clause 1.3.1 of section vi tender document lot 3B, 33kv switchyard has 2 feeder bays, but the drawing shows 4 feeder bays., Please clarify In clause 1.3.3 of section vi tender document lot 3B, Wote has the 132kv outgoing 260 bay to Wote & Mwingi, but SLD shows that the ougoing bay to kitui & Sultan Hamud. Please Clarify. 261 In clause 1.3.4 of section vi tender document lot 3B, Sultan Hamud Substation has double bus plus bus coupling, but SLD shows double bus plus bus coupling and bus section and layout diagram shows single bus. Please clarify on the configuration the design should follow 262 Please clarify whether the design and installation of the structures for the future upgrade are included in the EPC's scope at this stage. Please advice if the lightning rod is acceptable for the lightning protection. 263 264 For bay extension at Sotik 132kv switch-station in Lot 3A and Ishiara new 132kv switch station in lot 3VB, please clarify whether a substation control system (station level control equipments) and a 110v DC system should be provided by the contractor? 265 In clause 1.4.3 in Technical Specification for both LOT 3A and LOT 3B, building for watchman is necessary, but on the Substation General Arrangement drawing we have not found it. 266 ITB 22.1 and ITD 25.1 .We kindly ask the Client to evaluate an extension of 3weeks on the fixed date for bid submission and opening 267 Price Schedule,Schedule 7 Item 3;In this item all unit costs (per hour & week) are required to be quoted in Ksh. Including the ones for Head Office staff and Expartriated supervisor.Kindly confirm the above or state if these kast can be quoted in currencies. 268 Price Schedule fro Wote and Sultan Hamud respective SLDs,POwer Transformer ratings, In price schedules the rating is indicated as 23MVA while in SLD are indicated as 15MVA.Kindly state which rating is applicable.Please also confirm that both ratings are ONAN cooling.

Refer to SLD Refer to SLD

Refer to item 141

Not includded follow the specification All shall be required, Sotik and Ishiara are new switching substations

Please include

Bid closing date is strictly 2nd July 2012. No extension shall be given Any currency can be used; they shall however be converted to Kenya shiling for evaluation.

refer to item 82