Pakistan seeks consultants for 11.5-MW Ranolia Khwar, 2.6-MW Machai

Pakistan’s Northwest Frontier Province (NWFP) invites expressions of interest from consultants for management, design, and supervision of the 11.5-MW Ranolia Khwar and 2.6-MW Machai hydroelectric projects in NWFP. Responses to the separate solicitations are due August 15.

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is funding a renewable energy development sector investment program for Pakistan, including construction of hydropower projects and a wind farm. (HNN 4/21/08)

ADB last year lent Pakistan US$510 million under the program for a series of small hydro project �clusters� to be built in North West Frontier Province and Punjab Province. Pakistani and Austrian companies recently were named to provide consulting services to develop the 36.6-MW Daral Khwar project in NWFP. (HNN 7/7/08)

Consultants are invited to submit expressions of interest for separate packages: L1 for 11.5-MW Ranolia Khwar in Swat District, and L2 for 2.6-MW Machai in Mardan District. (HNN 12/1/06)

NWFP’s executing agency, Sarhad Hydel Development Organization (SHYDO), seeks consultants to evaluate and prepare a short list of engineering-procurement-construction contracts; prepare tender documents; review designs and evaluate cost proposals, financing arrangements, and condition of repayment; review power purchase agreements; and monitor and supervise construction and procurement.

Consulting services recruitment notices for the projects, Loan: PAK 34339-02, including terms of reference, may be obtained from the ADB Internet site,, under Opportunities, Business Opportunities, Consulting Services Recruitment Notices, Energy.

Expressions of interest for each solicitation are due by August 15 to the SHYDO address below, with copies to the ABD project officer, Tianhua Luo, Asian Development Bank, E-mail:

For information, contact Sarhad Hydel Development Organization (SHYDO), Managing Director, Room 305, WAPDA House, Shami Road, Peshawar, Pakistan; (92) 91-9212034; Fax: (92) 91-9211988; E-mail:
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