BC Hydro seeks turbine upgrades at 2,730-MW G.M. Shrum

BC Hydro seeks proposals to upgrade five turbines at the 2,730-MW G.M. Shrum hydroelectric project on the Peace River in British Columbia. Proposals are due Nov. 14.

The contractor is to supply and install upgraded turbine runners and associated equipment for Units 1-5 in the ten-unit powerhouse, at W.A.C. Bennett Dam, west of Hudson’s Hope.

The province-owned utility previously called for proposals by Oct. 17 to upgrade station service equipment at G.M. Shrum over several years. (HNN 10/10/08)

Bidders for the turbine upgrade work are required to submit a confidentiality agreement to the following address to obtain copies of the tender documents (NTV 8-7967): Tom Cseh, BC Hydro, 19th Floor � 401 W. Georgia St., Vancouver, BC V6B 5A1; Fax: (1) 604-663-3915; E-mail: tom.cseh@absu.accenture.com.

Subscribers to the BC Bid Internet site can obtain a copy of the confidentiality agreement on the site, www.bcbid.gov.bc.ca. Other prospective bidders can contact Cseh and request that a copy be sent by e-mail or fax.

Bids are due Nov. 14. For information, contact: Purchasing Department, Quotations, BC Hydro, 19th Floor, 401 W. Georgia St., Vancouver, BC V6B 5A1; (1) 604-694-8523; E-mail: wendy.leschyson@absu.accenture.com.

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