School Energy Efficiency and Solar Pilot Project

“The Government of Jamaica and its transaction advisor for the Schools EE-Solar Project, Castalia, will hold a conference call to address questions on the RFQ. The date and time is Wednesday May 9, 2018 at 9:30 am Local Time in Jamaica.


Dial-in details are as follows:

  • US, Toll Free: 1-866-398-2885
  • Canada Toll Free: 1-855-950-3717
  • Participant passcode: 555640.


Overview of the Opportunity

The Government of Jamaica (“the Government”), through the National Education Trust (NET), intends to bid out a project integrating energy efficiency and solar retrofits (“EE-solar”) in thirty (30) public schools (“the Project”). The Development Bank of Jamaica (DBJ) is acting as Transaction Manager for the Project.

The preferred proponent will be responsible for designing, building, financing, operating, and maintaining (DBFOM) the integrated package of EE-solar retrofits, under an energy savings performance contract (ESPC) with the Government. This Project will be the first integrated EE-solar retrofit package to be implemented under the Government’s Public Private Partnership (PPP) Policy and is intended to be replicated for future interventions.

Request for Qualifications

The Government is inviting interested proponents to submit applications as outlined in the Request for Qualifications (RFQ), available at The RFQ may also be requested by email using the contact information indicated below.

The RFQ is the first stage of the procurement process and is designed to identify qualified proponents. The Government is looking for a combination of proven experience, performance and financial soundness. Proponents will be screened on a pass or fail basis.

The deadline for submission of qualifications is May 15, 2018 at 4:00PM Local Time in Jamaica.

Contact the Government

All questions and correspondence related to the RFQ should be directed to, the Project-specific email address of the DBJ.  The deadline for submission of clarification questions is April 27, 2018 at 4:00PM Local Time in Jamaica.






Please see documents below






RFQ for School Energy Efficiency and Solar Pilot Project