UPDATE – Civil work bids extended again to expand France’s 96-MW Gambsheim

Electricite de France (EDF) again extended the deadline for bids to perform civil construction to add another generating unit at the 96-MW Gambsheim hydroelectric project on the Rhine River. Bids now are due May 25.

Civil works bids previously were due May 13 and May 4. (HNN 5/8/09) The utility also seeks bids for electrical equipment by May 15. (HNN 4/1/09) EDF previously took bids for supply and installation of a bulb-type turbine-generator of about 28 megavolt-amperes and related equipment including speed and voltage controls at the project in France’s Alsace Province. (HNN 2/13/09)

On behalf of Central Electrique Rhenane de Gambsheim, EDF now seeks bids by May 25 for civil construction to add the fifth unit to Gambsheim. Civil works are to include cofferdam, earthworks, demolition, concrete, access works, and water intake and return.

EDF seeks bids by noon May 15 to supply electrical equipment to interconnect the new Gambsheim unit. Equipment includes a transformer, circuit breakers, cables, and related equipment.

Tender documents may be obtained from the address below. For information, contact Central Electrique Rhenane de Gambsheim, 54 Avenue Robert Schuman, BP 1007, Contact Pascale Peloux, EDF Achats Hydraulique, 13, rue Jean-Girard Madoux, 73026 Chambery, France; (33) 4-79264926; Fax: (33) 4-79266802; E-mail: pascale.peloux@edf.fr; Internet: www.edf.fr.

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