U.S. to seek stator overhaul at 6,809-MW Grand Coulee

The Bureau of Reclamation plans to seek bids for stator repair on Generator G-19 in the Third Power Plant of the 6,809-MW Grand Coulee hydroelectric project in Washington.

BuRec awarded a $2 million contract in March to MWH Americas Inc. for planning and management of the proposed overhaul of six units in the Third Power Plant at Grand Coulee, on the Columbia River. (HydroWorld 3/3/09) The units, G-19 through G-24, are starting to experience problems stemming from age-related wear on principal components, BuRec said. The units have been in service since the mid-1970s.

BuRec awarded another contract in March to Koontz Electric Co. Inc., to furnish and install three new transformers and other equipment at Grand Coulee’s Right Power Plant. (HydroWorld 3/23/09)

The current work is to include removal of the faulted half-coil for delivery to the government for testing. It also includes cleaning and repair of minor damage to stator core laminations, preparing and testing a spare coil for half-coil splice, performing one half-coil splice and possibly optional additional splices. The cost of the work is estimated at between $100,000 and $250,000.

An electronic copy of the solicitation is to be available about Sept. 17 on the Federal Business Opportunities Internet site, www.fbo.gov, by entering Solicitation No. R09PS10013 in the “Keyword/Solicitation #” box. Prospective bidders must register at the Central Contractor Registration database, www.ccr.gov.

For information, contact Becky Thomson, Contracting Officer, Bureau of Reclamation – PN – Regional Office, 1150 N. Curtis Road, Suite 100, Boise, ID 83706; (1) 208-378-5107; E-mail: rthomson@usbr.gov.

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