Request For Information

1. Project background

Sinogy is an existing organization having its office address at 10 Saddle Drive, Woodmead Office Park, Woodmead, Sandton, Johannesburg, South Africa (herein after called "Sinogy"). Sinogy has been appointed as the sole engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) entity for a Solar Energy Project.

The scope of project will be that of a Centralized Utility Scale Solar PV Plant (up to 20 MW) and multiple Decentralized/Distributed Rooftop Solar PV Hybrid Systems (herein after called "Project"). The Decentralized PV Plant will be distributed to around 10,000 private Homes/Dwellings with a capacity of 3KW or 5KW, among which, depending on the areas will either On-Grid or Off-Grid. Sinogy plans to use the existing Grid for power transmission.

The extension of the Electric Grid and Substation upgrade will also form part of the Project. Both the Centralized PV Plant and the Decentralized Systems will include Batteries for storage of Electricity to use during no sun-shine times. The batteries shall be based on Lithium technology with higher recharge cycles. 100 hectares of empty land will be allocated for the implementation of the Centralized PV Plant.

The Project will be composed of the following elements:

1. Solar Panels,
2. Electric Inverters,
3. Batteries and Racks,
4. Substations,
5. Electric Meters,
6. PV Operation and Billing System,
7. CCTV surveillance System,
8. Civil Works
9. Grid Connection

The exact amount/scale/capacity for each element will be defined by the further Request for Proposal.

2. Request for Information

Sinogy sincerely invites potential suppliers/manufactures who are interested in the Project to provide information for their products/solutions related to the whole or part of the Project, include but not limited to the following aspects:
1. Product Specifications
2. Data Sheets
3. Integrated Solutions
4. Presentations
5. Case studies

Based on the Request for Information, Request of Proposal will be released shortly since the Project is urgent.

Any potential supplier who responses to this Request for Information may be invited to bid for the Request For Proposal and a Non-Disclosure Agreement (NDA) will need to be signed between two parties.

3. Submission of Information

Option 1: All material may be sent to the following email address: tenders@sinogy.co.za
Option 2: Shared by Drop Box, or any other net disks and sent the access method/key to tenders@sinogy.co.za
Option 3 : Mail (CD/USB drive/Hard Copies) to the following address:

Tender Committee, Sinogy, 10 Saddle Drive, Woodmead Office Park, Woodmead, Sandton, Johannesburg, South Africa

It would also be welcomed if any potential supplier wishes to deliver a presentation to Sinogy management. Appointments may be confirmed through email: tenders@sinogy.co.za

4. Deadline

The deadline for this Request for Information is 15th July 2018. However, any information sent to us as early as possible will be highly appreciated.