U.S. extends exciter bidding into New Year for 6,809-MW Grand Coulee

The Bureau of Reclamation extended into the New Year the deadline for bids to replace excitation systems of six generating units undergoing overhaul in the Third Power Plant at the 6,809-MW Grand Coulee project. Bids now are due Jan. 7, 2010.

BuRec previously called for bids by Dec. 22, Dec. 2, Nov. 10, and Oct. 21, 2009. (HydroWorld 11/24/09) The agency awarded a $2 million contract in March to MWH Americas Inc. for planning and management of the proposed overhaul of Units G-19 through G-24 that have been in service since the mid-1970s on the Columbia River in Washington. (HydroWorld 3/3/09)

BuRec said it seeks six new digitally controlled excitation systems complete with power potential transformers, power circuit breakers, rectifier bridges, and interconnecting medium-voltage alternating current busways. Removal of existing equipment and modifications to current busways also are required.

The solicitation may be obtained from the Federal Business Opportunities Internet site, www.fbo.gov, by entering Solicitation No. 09SP101718 in the “Keyword/Solicitation #” box. Prospective contractors must register in the government’s Central Contractor Registration database, www.ccr.gov.

Bids now are due Jan. 7. For information, contact Susie Kramer, Contracting Officer, Bureau of Reclamation, Pacific Northwest Regional Office, 1150 N. Curtis Road, Suite 100, Boise, ID 83706; (1) 208-378-5156; E-mail: skramer@pn.usbr.gov.

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U.S. extends exciter replacement bid date at 6,809-MW Grand Coulee

The Bureau of Reclamation has extended the deadline for bids to replace excitation systems of six generating units undergoing overhaul in the Third Power Plant at the 6,809-MW Grand Coulee project. Bids now are due Nov. 10, 2009. 

Reclamation originally called for bids by Oct. 21. (HydroWorld 9/11/09) The agency awarded a $2 million contract in March to MWH Americas Inc. for planning and management of the proposed overhaul of Units G-19 through G-24 that have been in service since the mid-1970s on the Columbia River in Washington. (HydroWorld 3/3/09) It also is taking bids for stator repair on Generator G-19. (HydroWorld 10/1/09)

Reclamation said it seeks six new digitally controlled excitation systems complete with power potential transformers, power circuit breakers, rectifier bridges, and interconnecting medium-voltage alternating current busways. Removal of existing equipment and modifications to current busways also are required.

The solicitation may be obtained from the Federal Business Opportunities Internet site, www.fbo.gov, by entering Solicitation No. 09SP101718 in the “Keyword/Solicitation #” box. Prospective contractors must register in the government’s Central Contractor Registration database, www.ccr.gov.

Bids now are due by 4 p.m. Nov. 10. For information, contact Susie Kramer, Contracting Officer, Bureau of Reclamation, Pacific Northwest Regional Office, 1150 N. Curtis Road, Suite 100, Boise, ID 83706; (1) 208-378-5156; E-mail: skramer@pn.usbr.gov.