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EBRD Consultancy Opportunity – Impact Assessment of Geothermal Resources, Turkey

EBRD has issued a Call for Expressions of Interest for Consultancy services on “Development of Cumulative Impact Assessment of Geothermal Resources” in Turkey, as part of its Early Stage Geothermal Support Framework (PLUTO).

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has issued a Call for Expressions of Interest for Consultancy services on “Development of Cumulative Impact Assessment of Geothermal Resources” as part of its Early Stage Geothermal Support Framework (PLUTO). This is an additional call as previously published on geothermal district heating.

Single stage open competitive selection

Project Description:

The Private Sector Early Stage Geothermal Development Framework (“PLUTO” or the “Programme”), approved by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (“EBRD” or the “Bank”) Board of Directors on 9 December 2015, is a framework of USD 125 million will enable geothermal energy developers to explore and begin production of geothermal wells in Turkey with the objective of filling the funding gap currently existing for those sub projects at exploratory stages of geothermal development.

The overall objective of the assignment is to provide analytical support to the Government of Turkey in developing a holistic strategic plan allowing the use of geothermal resources in a sustainable manner. Sustainable management basically involves setting up and maintaining a specific long-term production scheme. It also involves the basic ingredients of successful geothermal resource management, i.e. reinjection, monitoring and modelling.

Assignment Description:

In the context of the Programme, the Bank now intends to engage a consultant (the “Consultant”) in order to produce a Cumulative Impact Assessment (the “CIA”) which will be composed of two parts: a scoping study in Phase I and a CIA study in Phase II (the “Assignment”). The scoping study will define the issues that need to be addressed in the CIA study, considering the specific context in which the sector is being developed and is likely to be implemented. Precise activities and calendar for the CIA study will be determined on the basis of the conclusions of the scoping study.

The detailed scope of work and services (the “Services”) are further described in the full Terms of Reference (the “ToRs”) attached hereto:

Consultant Selection Procedure:

Single stage open competitive selection: Interested firms or groups of firms are invited to submit a Technical and Financial Proposal.

Assignment Start Date and Duration: The Assignment is expected to start in November 2018 and has an estimated overall duration of up to 8 months.

Cost Estimate for the Assignment: EUR 250,000.00 (exclusive of VAT).

The Contract award is subject to availability of funding, the performance of the selected Consultant and the business needs, the Assignment may be extended beyond the current scope.


Consultant Profile:

Corporate services are required.

The Consultant will be a firm or a group of firms preferably with previous project experience in the following:

The Consultant’s expert team is expected to include the key experts.

For further details see link below.


Bank Contact Person:

Aspasia Tsekeri
European Bank for Reconstruction and Development
One Exchange Square
London EC2A 2JN

(submissions should be sent through eSelection and NOT to this email address)

Deadline to Submit Clarification Questions: Via e-mail to the Bank Contact Person 2 weeks before the closure of the deadline.

Source: EBRD

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