U.S. seeks breaker upgrade at 810-MW Lower Monumental

WALLA WALLA, Wash., U.S. 1/30/12 (PennWell) — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks bids to supply a circuit breaker upgrade at 810-MW Lower Monumental Dam on the Snake River in Washington. Bids are due Feb. 6.

The Corps took bids in January for thrust bearing oil coolers, guide and thrust bearing shoes, and thrust bearing runners for Lower Monumental and the 402-MW Dworshak and 810-MW Little Goose hydroelectric projects.

In a solicitation set aside for small businesses, the Corps’ Walla Walla District now seeks two reconditioned DB15 circuit breakers, components to retrofit three DB25 circuit breakers, and 10 DB15 circuit breakers with digital quick trip units with quick trip arc flash reduction switches and pro display, and six molded two-pole relay breakers for Lower Monumental.

A solicitation notice may be obtained from the Federal Business Opportunities Internet site, www.fbo.gov, by entering Solicitation No. W912EF12Q0037 in the “Keyword/Solicitation #” box.

Bids are due Feb. 6. For information, contact Connie Cochran, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Walla Walla District, 201 N. 3rd Ave., Walla Walla, WA 99362-1876; (1) 509-527-7216; E-mail: yi.cochran@usace.army.mil.

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U.S. seeks breaker replacement, rehab at 810-MW Little Goose

WALLA WALLA, Wash., U.S. 11/29/11 (PennWell) — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks bids from small businesses for replacement and for refurbishment of circuit breakers at 810-MW Little Goose Dam in Washington. Bids in two solicitations are due Dec. 15.

The Corps’ Walla Walla District already seeks bids Dec. 29 for a new 130-ton intake gantry crane at Little Goose, on the Snake River. The agency issued an earlier call for reconditioning of circuit breakers at Little Goose in January.

The Corps now seeks bids in one solicitation, No. W912EF12Q0014, for two GE AK-2-25 circuit breakers and one DB15 class 1 circuit breaker reconditioned, to include retrofitting of an ARC Flash Reduction Maintenance Switch, and two control relays.

In a separate solicitation, No. W912EF12Q0015, the Corps seeks upgrading of five GE AK-2-25 circuit breakers and one GE AK-2-50 circuit breaker, to include retrofitting of an ARC Flash Reduction Maintenance Switch, five DB15 circuit breakers, and three DB25 circuit breakers, to include retrofitting of an ARC Flash Reduction Maintenance Switch.

Solicitation notices may be obtained from the Federal Business Opportunities Internet site, www.fbo.gov, by entering the solicitation numbers above in the “Keyword/Solicitation #” box.

Bids in both solicitations are due Dec. 15. For information, contact W. Craig Kendall, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Walla Walla District, 201 N. 3rd Ave., Walla Walla, WA 99362-1876; (1) 509-527-7208; E-mail: william.c.kendall@usace.army.mil.