Kyzylorda District Heating Project

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Business sector:

Municipal and environmental infrastructure

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Funding source:


Contract type:

Consultancy Services

Notice type:

Invitation for expressions of interest (loan or grant funded)

Issue date:

20 Jul 2015

Closing date:

21 Aug 2015   at  17:00   Kazakhstan


This Invitation for Expressions of Interest follows the General Procurement Notice for this project published in Procurement Opportunities, on the EBRD website: 11 November 2014.

State Communal Enterprise “Kyzylodrateploelektrocenter” (the “Company”), a municipal heat and electricity provider in the city of Kyzylorda (the “City”), entirely owned by the City Akimat, responsible for the provision of heat supply in the Kyzylorda City (the “City”) has received the loan from the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) in support of Kyzylorda District Heating Project.

The Project will enable the Company to improve district heating services by financing priority investments for the rehabilitation and modernisation of its infrastructure through a Priority Investment Programme (“PIP”) comprising the following major components: (i) implementation of SCADA system and installation of frequency regulators; (ii) rehabilitation  of networks; (iii) installation of individual heating sub-stations (“IHS”) and (iv) internal domestic hot water (“DHW”) installations; (vi) development of hydraulic model; (vii) replacement of turbo generators.

The Project will be implemented in the Kyzylorda City of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

The Company intends using the proceeds of the loan towards the cost of the contact for development of District Heating Hydraulic Model.

The assignment will include the following key objectives and tasks:

  • preliminary analysis of cartographic materials;
  • hydraulic model construction for the available district heating system;
  • analysis of variants for head loads modification;
  • development of criteria for evaluation and renovation of the available district heating network;
  • development of alternatives for renovation of district heating networks and definition of the most optimal variant for their renovation.

The Company is seeking to engage a qualified Consultant to assist in whole complex of works for development of the Hydraulic Model of the available district heating system.


Assignment Start Date and Duration: it is anticipated that the assignment will start in November 2015 and will have an overall duration of approximately 8 months.

Eligibility: There are no eligibility restrictions


Consultant Profile:

The Consultant should be a firm or a consortium of firms with substantive experience and knowledge of district heating sector. The Consultant should have:

  • expertise and experience in development of the District Heating Hydraulic Model;
  • expertise and experience of work on similar assignments in CIS, preferably in Kazakhstan.


It is expected that the Consultant's team will include the following specialists from a technical, engineering, design and supervision background and with at least 10 years of general experience and 5 years of experience for the position for which they are proposed:


  • Project Manager
  • DH engineers
  • GIS Engineers
  • Hydraulic engineers
  • Electrical/automation engineers


Submission Requirements:

Interested consultants are hereby invited to submit expressions of interest. In order to determine the qualifications and competence of consulting firms seeking to be shortlisted, the information submitted should include the following:


  • brief overview of the firm/group of firms including company profile, organization and staffing;
  • details of similar experience of firm or group of firms and related assignments undertaken in the previous five years, including information on contract value, contracting entity/client, project location/country, duration (mm/yy to mm/yy), expert months provided, assignment budget, percentage carried out by the Consultant in case of association of firms or subcontracting, main activities, objectives;
  • CVs of key experts who could carry out the assignment detailing qualifications, experience in similar assignments, particularly assignments undertaken in the previous five years, including information on contracting entity/client, project location/country, duration (mm/yy to mm/yy), expert months provided, assignment budget, main activities, objectives.


The above information should not exceed 20 pages (excluding CVs).


One original and two copies of the expression of interest, in English and in Russian, shall be submitted to the Client in an envelope marked "EXPRESSION OF INTEREST for Kyzylorda District Heating Project – Development of Hydraulic Model " to reach the Client not later than 21 August 2015 at 17:00 local Kyzylorda time.

Further information may be obtained from:


State Communal Enterprise “Kyzylodrateploelektrocenter”

Mr. A. Bekpaganbetov

Address: 1 Maral Ishana street, (Karatogay b/n),
Kyzylorda, 120009, Kazakhstan

Tel: + 7 7242 25 00 70

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