Asia and Oceania

India state seeks reports on 12 small projects

Jharkhand Renewable Energy Development Agency (JREDA) seeks proposals by July 1 from consultants to conduct detailed surveys and investigations and to prepare detailed project reports for 12 small hydropower projects in Jharkhand State totaling 33.44 MW.

RITES Ltd. of India has prepared pre-feasibility reports for seven of the projects: 3.16-MW Tonto 2, 2.32-MW Kuchai, and 2.75-MW Manoharpur in West Singhbhum District; 1.9-MW Dasham Falls, 2.35-MW Arki, and 2.03-MW Hundru in Ranchi District; and 5.73-MW Subenarekha 1K in East Singhbhum District.

Metallurgical &Engineering Consultants (India) Ltd. prepared pre-feasibility reports for three projects: 4.51-MW Basiya in Gumla District, 1.62-MW Torpa in Ranchi District, and 1.08-MW Senha in Lohardaga District.

KETKI India Ltd. prepared pre-feasibility reports for two projects: 1.62-MW Damepacha and 1.37-MW Jonha Sitafal in Ranchi District.

Bidding information may be obtained from JREDA’s Internet site, www.jreda.com. Proposals are due by 3 p.m. July 1. For information, contact P.K. Das, Project Officer, Jharkhand Renewable Energy Development Agency, Plot No. 328/B, Road No. 4, Ashok Nagar, Ranchi Jharkhand 834002 India; (91) 651-2246970; Fax: (91) 651-2240665; E-mail: [email protected]