Montenegro utility Elektroprivreda Crne Gore (EPCG) has firmed up a due date for bids for technical assistance to rehabilitate and modernize the 342-MW Piva hydroelectric project. Responses now are due January 29.
With 16 million euros (US$20.4 million) in credits from Germany’s Kreditanstalt fur Wiederaufbau (KfW), EPCG plans refurbishment of electrical and electro-mechanical equipment and civil structures. (HNN 11/3/06) In 2004, EPCG awarded a contract worth 1.04 million euros (US$1.28 million) to Voith Siemens Hydro Power Generation for first phase reconstruction of electro-mechanical equipment.
The current tender is for a technical assistance contract to total 1.2 million euros (US$1.5 million). Work is to include testing to assess rehabilitation needs, cost estimates, preliminary design and feasibility study, tender design, and assistance in contracting and supervision of works.
Bidding documents may be obtained from the German Office for Foreign Trade, Bundesagentur fur Aussenwirtschaft, Internet site at https://www.bfai.de/EN/Navigation/KfW-Tender-Search/search-kfw-tender.html. Bids are due January 29.
For information, contact Elektroprivreda Crne Gore, Vuka Karadzica br 2, Niksic 81400 Montenegro; (381) 83-214259; Fax: (381) 83-212869; Internet: www.epcg.cg.yu.