Nebraska Public Power District Nebraska Public Power District Purchasing and Contracts

WELCOME TO THE NEBRASKA PUBLIC POWER DISTRICT ON-LINE BIDDERS REGISTRATION AND DOCUMENT RETRIEVAL SYSTEM CALLED E-BID


Nebraska Public Power District (District) does not pre-qualify bidders, therefore you can register your company on E-Bid, which is where the District posts all public bid solicitations.  This website is intended to provide bidders with quicker notification of solicitations and easier access to the bidding documents, including drawings.  It also provides the bidder with a convenient method to modify company profiles with updated contact information and categories for notification.  


Registration instructions - The registration process consists of adding company information, contact information, and selecting categories which is a list of different types of work the District solicits.  Below you will find a document, which includes screenshots you can download, with instructions on how to register or you can click on the “Register” tab above and following the instructions provided. 


Login instructions – For bidders that are already registered, click the Login button in the upper right hand corner.  Enter your email address and password then click “Login”.  If you are logging in for the first time or if you don’t remember your password, type your Email Address in the field labeled “Forgot Password” and click “Reset Password”.  You will receive the following message “You password was reset”.  “An email containing a temporary password has been sent to you via email”.  Use the password from the email you receive and the system will prompted you to change it the next time you login to the website.  Your password must be at least 8 characters in length, needs to consist of both numbers and letters and is case sensitive.


 Types of solicitations posted on E-Bid:


 Sealed Bid Contracts – These bids are estimated over $500,000 and require bid security at the time of bid opening and a performance bond is required from the successful bidder.  Bids must be sealed and submitted to the District before the bid opening and cannot be negotiated.  Bid results are posted after the bid opening and all bidders that submitted a bid are notified.  Award information, including the successful bidder and the awarded dollar amount, is posted after Board award. 


Request for Bid – These bids are estimated between $100,000 and $500,000.  Bids can be submitted electronically as indicated in the Request for Bid document.  Bid results are not posted; however, the District contact may be allowed to give you general information, but detailed information regarding other bids is not provided.  All bidders that submitted a bid are notified and the successful bidder is posted on E-Bid after award.  


Request for Proposals – These proposals are for professional service type work which vary in dollar amounts.  Proposals can be submitted electronically as indicated in the Request for Proposal document.  Pricing is not posted; however, the District contact may be allowed to give you general information, but detailed information regarding other proposals is not provided.  All bidders that submitted a proposal are notified and the successful bidder is posted on E-bid after award. 


Request for Quote – These are quotes which are generally estimated under $100,000. Quotes can be submitted electronically as indicated in the Request for Quote document.  Pricing is not posted; however, the District contact may be allowed to give you general information, but detailed information regarding other quotes is not provided.  All bidders that submitted a quote are notified and the successful bidder is posted on E-Bid after award.


 For questions regarding the website, please contact Sarah Hopwood (sjhopwo@nppd.com) (402) 563-5405 or Lori Moore (lmmoore@nppd.com) (402) 563-5691.

10/25/2014 12:31 AM Central   



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