Deadline: 24 February 2017
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is seeking applications from qualified U.S. and non-U.S. organizations for “Energy Utility Partnership Program (EUPP)” with an aim to strengthen the capacity of utility executives and employees in USAID-assisted countries to effectively manage and operate power systems, run financially viable businesses, and integrate different types of energy resources into their power grids.
These partnerships will bring together professionals/peers to share and discuss real-world power sector challenges and the best means to address them. Activities will focus on grid expansion, planning and strengthening of transmission and distribution systems to satisfy technical, economical, social, and environmental constraints while planning for future scenario options that assess uncertainties and minimize investment risks.
- Subject to funding availability, USAID intends to provide $20 million in total USAID funding over a five year period.
- The ceiling for this program is $20 million.
- Actual funding amounts are subject to availability of funds.
- The period of performance anticipated herein is five years. The estimated start date will be upon the signature of the award.
- U.S. and NON-U.S. Organizations may participate under this NFO. Non-US organization must comply with authorized source origin code 937.
- USAID welcomes applications from organizations which have not previously received financial assistance from USAID.
- Applicants must have established financial management, monitoring and evaluation processes, internal control systems, and policies and procedures that comply with established U.S. Government standards, laws, and regulations. The successful applicant(s) will be subject to a responsibility determination assessment (Pre-award Survey) by the Agreement Officer (AO).
- The Recipient must be a responsible entity. The AO may determine a pre-award survey is required to conduct an examination that will determine whether the prospective recipient has the necessary organization, experience, accounting and operational controls, and technical skills – or ability to obtain them – in order to achieve the objectives of the program and comply with the terms and conditions of the award.
How to Apply
Interested applicants can submit their applications electronically at the address given on the website.
For more information, please visit Energy Utility Partnership Program (EUPP).