Montenegro utility Elektroprivreda Crne Gore A.D. (EPCG) plans to seek bids for electric system transmission and telecommunications work, plus equipment to refurbish the 307-MW Perucica hydroelectric project on the Gornja Zeta River.
EPCG has received US$9 million in financing from the World Bank and plans to invest another US$7.5 million for the Energy Community of Southeast Europe APL3 � Montenegro Project.
The utility plans to seek bids for three project components:
o Component 1: a telecommunications network linking regional utilities, including goods and services for replacement ground wire on 400-, 220-, and 110-kilovolt transmission lines, and goods and services for communications connections within Montenegro and neighboring utilities;
o Component 2: transmission lines and substation bay equipment for additional 110-kV and 220-kV circuits to reinforce Andrijevica and Mojkovac substations; and
o Component 3: replacement of trash rack and trash rack cleaning machine at the bottom outlet of Vrtac retention reservoir of the Perucica hydro project, and spare turbine runners for Units 1 to 5 of Perucica.
EPCG previously invited applications for pre-qualification by October 29 from consultants to assist in modernization and refurbishment of Perucica. (HNN 9/25/07)
The latest procurement notices are to be issued in 2007 and 2008. Pre-qualification of suppliers will not be required.
Prospective bidders who want to be included on a mailing list for invitations to bid are invited to contact the address below.
For information, contact, Elektroprivreda Crne Gore A.D.-Niksic, Procurement Specialist Nada Bojanic, Functional Unit PRENOS, Project Management Unit ECESEE APL 3 Montenegro, Bulevar Svetog Petra Cetinjskog 18, 81000 Podgorica, Montenegro; (381) 81-201725; Fax: (381) 81-201726; E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Internet: www.epcg.cg.yu.