“We would like to remind you that the deadline for submission of clarification questions is today, 12th January 2018 at 4:00 pm, Jamaica time.”


School Energy Efficiency and Solar Pilot Project

 Overview of the Opportunity

The Government of Jamaica (“the Government”), through the National Education Trust (NET), intends to run a competitive tender for local and international firms or consortia to Pre-Qualify and Bid on 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.

Project Scope

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 (RFQ)

The Government is inviting interested proponents to submit applications as outlined in the RFQ document, RFQ for Jamaica Schools EE-Solar PPP Pilot Project – 18_12_2017, which is available for download 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.

RFQ Submission Deadline

The deadline for submission of qualifications is 31st January 2018, on / before 4:00PM Local Time in Jamaica.  See RFQ for instructions on how to make a submission.

Contact the Government

All questions and correspondence related to the RFQ should be directed to EEsolar@dbankjm.com, the Project-specific email address of the DBJ. The deadline for submission of clarification questions is 12th January 2018 at 4:00 pm Local Time in Jamaica.



Please see clarifications attached below:



RFQ for School Energy Efficiency and Solar Pilot Project