Prior to accessing the Request for Qualification and Proposals (RFP), each prospective Bidder shall be required to register on the coal website ( and pay a non-refundable fee of R 200 000 (two hundred thousand Rand) which entitles a Bidder to submit one project at any bid Submission Date and to complete an electronic registration form.


To register each prospective Bidder is requested to complete the registration form under the “Sign In” tab and to follow the instructions to complete the registration. Prospective Bidders that have already registered on the website during the Request for Registration process do not need to re-register and can use their existing login details to log onto the website. Once registered, the prospective Bidder is requested to log onto the website and upload their proof of payment under the “Payments” tab.


The payment of the non-refundable fee of R 200 000 (two hundred thousand Rand) entitles each prospective Bidder to have access to the RFP and to submit one project at any bid Submission Date. If the prospective Bidder intends to submit more than one project they will need to make an additional payment of R 200 000 (two hundred thousand Rand) per additional project and to upload the proof of payment under the “Payments” tab.


Once the Bid Submission Notification window is opened the prospective Bidder will be required to provide the details of the project (s). The Department shall communicate only with Bidders that have completed the electronic registration form and have paid the required fee.


The required fee is payable by means of direct deposit or electronic funds transfer, which fee must be made without set-off or deduction. All payments must be made in immediately cleared funds to the Project Development Fund established by National Treasury for Baseload Coal Energy projects:

  • Bank: Nedbank
  • Account Name: GTAC – IPP
  • Account Type: Current
  • Account: 1068872608
  • Branch: Corporate Client Services, Johannesburg
  • Branch Code: 198765


The Bidder’s company name should be used as the payment reference in the electronic registration form.


The RFP will be available for download from 12h00 on 15 December 2014.


Enquiries should be directed to the Project Officer via email at


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