Ecuador developer seeks bids to build 3.96-MW Chorrillos

Local developer Hidrozamora E.P. seeks bids to construct the powerhouse of the 3.96-MW Chorrillos hydroelectric project on Chorrillos Stream in Ecuador’s Zamora Chinchipe Province. Bids are due August 22.

Hidrozamora, which is owned by the municipality of Zamora, plans to construct the hydro plant at the confluence of Chorrillos Stream with the Zamora River. Ecuador utility Corporacion Electrica del Ecuador took bids in June to supervise construction of the 115-MW Delsitanisagua hydroelectric project on the Zamora in Zamora Chinchipe Province.

Hidrozamora seeks bids for civil construction of the powerhouse, a diversion bifurcation, supply and installation of electro-mechanical equipment including a horizontal Pelton turbine-generator, a substation, fire protection system, and supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) system. The work is to require 480 days with a budget of US$3.2 million.

Tender documents may be obtained from Ecuador’s solicitation Internet site, under,.

Bids are due by noon August 22 to the address below. For information, contact Hidrozamora E.P., Secretaria de la Comision Tecnica, La Tierra E10-45 y Juan de Alcantara, Edificio Provenza, planta baja, Quito, Ecuador; (593) 2-2440251; Internet:

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