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Notice of Invitation to Tender Determining of a Private Partner for Public Private Partnership to Implement the Project “Ukraine-EU Energy Bridge”
23.01.2019 | 16:13 | Investments department

The Ministry of Energy and Coal Industry of Ukraine hereby invites to tender for establishing a Public Private Partnership for implementation of the Project “Ukraine –EU Energy Bridge”.

The purpose of establishing the Public Private Partnership (hereinafter referred to as the PPP) for implementation of the Project “Ukraine –EU Energy Bridge” is to lay the groundwork for integration of the Unified Power System of Ukraine into the European Power System ENTSO-E by means of electricity export from Unit 2 of Khmelnytskyi NPP to the EU member states and to establish on that basis a mechanism of financial support for development of nuclear power generating capacities. This purpose shall be accomplished by means of:

Expansion of the Burshtyn Island (to include Unit 2 of Khmelnytskyi NPP, 750/330 kV Zakhidnoukrainska Substation and 750 kV transboundary OTL“Khmelnytskyi NPP – Rzeszow, Poland”);

Guarantee of the long-term export of electricity to the EU member states and related earnings in hard currency for target use by SE NNEGC Energoatom for completion of power units;

Increase of the load factor and maximum power uprating of nuclear power units, including those at South Ukraine NPP and Zaporizhzhya NPP;

Creating conditions and instruments required for attracting funds of SE NNEGC Energoatom to finance energy infrastructure development. 

The object of the PPP covers existing and functionally interrelated state-owned energy facilities (electrical grids, equipment, etc.) under operating control of SE NNEGC Energoatom  (in particular, 750 kV Open Switch Yard of KhNPP, power supply layout of  KhNPP Units 1, 2) and of SE NEC Ukrenergo (750 kV OTL“Khmelnytskyi NPP – Rzeszow, Poland”, “Zakhidnoukrainska” Substation, 750 kV OTL “Zakhidnoukrainska–Albertirsa, Hungary” that are to be revitalized and modernized, as well as a facility (unit transformer) to be created (purchased) as a result of execution of a contract concluded in the framework of the PPP.  

PPP performance period shall not exceed 23years and 3 month.

The Public Partner's Name is the Ministry of Energy and Coal Industry of Ukraine

Type of the contract to be concluded is Mixed Contract concluded in the framework of the PPP.

The deadline for submission of an application to participate in the tender is till 17:30 of the 45th consecutive day of this Notice publication date.

The procedure for submitting application to participate in a tender is described in the Instruction to Tenderers that can be obtained at: Kyiv, 4 B. Khmelnytsky st., (room 310) on Monday-Thursday from 8:30 to 17:30, on Friday from 8:30 to 16:15).

Contact person: Vadym Artiuh.

Tel.  206-37-11

Tender period:  deadline for the competitive bids submission is 45 consecutive days of the final date of submission of applications for tender participation 

How to receive additional information on the tender:

  • By request in writing sent to the following address: Ministry of Energy and Coal Industry of Ukraine, 01601, Kyiv, 30 Khreshchatyk  st.;
  • By fax: (044) 531-36-92;
  • By e-mail: [email protected].