Austria utility seeks diversion structures to extend 63-MW Hieflau

Verbund Austrian Hydro Power AG seeks bids for diversion structure equipment for an extension of the 63-MW Hieflau hydroelectric project on Austria’s Enns River. Bids are due March 18.

In 2007, Verbund solicited design services, site supervision, and construction of an extension of Hieflau. (HNN 2/9/07) Built in 1956, Hieflau has three Francis turbines with three-phase synchronous generators.

The current solicitation seeks bids for supply and installation of diversion structure equipment including a valve chamber, surge tank, and pressure pipeline. Work is to be performed between July 2009 and October 2009.

Bid documents may be obtained from the address below. Bids, in German, are due by noon March 18 to Verbund Management Service GmbH, Ankerstrasse 6, Contact DB-Beschaffung, z. Hd. von Herr Ing. Ernest Geisler, A-8054 Graz, Austria; (43) 50313-38077; Fax: (43) 50313-138077; E-mail:

For information, contact Verbund Austrian Hydro Power AG, Badstubenweg 40, Contact AHP/EMI, z. Hd. von Hr. Ing. Gert Kofeler, A-9500 Villach, Austria; (43) 50313-33756; Fax: (43) 50313-133756; E-mail:; Internet:

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