Pakistan seeks bids to equip 3.96-MW Satpara 3, 4

Pakistan’s Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) seeks bids to supply equipment for the 2.5-MW Satpara 3 and 1.46-MW Satpara 4 hydro plants on a canal in Pakistan’s Indus River system. Bids are due September 5.

WAPDA noted construction of 12.7-MW Satpara 1 and 2 is nearing completion at Satpara Dam and that it intends to add the third and fourth powerhouses to the project.

It seeks bids for design, engineering, supply, installation, and commissioning of electro-mechanical equipment. Both plants are to have horizontal Francis turbines directly coupled to generators.

Satpara 3 is to have two 1.25-MW units, while Satpara 4 is to have two 730-kW units. Also included are supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) systems, transformers, and an eight-kilometer transmission line.

Bid documents may be obtained from the address below for 12,000 rupees or US$200 by bank draft or pay order to General Manager Projects (Northern Area), Lahore. Bids are due by 10:30 a.m. September 5.

For information, contact General Manager Projects (Northern Area), Water and Power Development Authority, Sunny View, Kashmir Road, Lahore, Pakistan; (92) 42-9200384; Fax: (92) 42-9202689; Internet:

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