El Salvador seeks dam height study for 67-MW El Chaparral

El Salvador utility Comision Ejecutiva Hidroelectrica del Rio Lempa (CEL) seeks bids for a dam topography study of the proposed 67-MW El Chaparral hydroelectric project. Bids are due April 26.

CEL seeks bids for topography services to establish the maximum level of the project dam. The project is to include a roller-compacted-concrete dam, reservoir, and powerhouse just upstream of the Torola River’s confluence with the San Juan River. CEL already has called for bids by April 30 for turnkey construction of the project. (HNN 3/5/07)

The utility issued a general solicitation for the topography study, but also sent specific invitations to Topcom S.A. de C.V.; Diseno, Estudios y Proyectos de Ingenieria S.A. de C.V.; Magana Aguilar S.A. de C.V.; and Toponort S.A. de C.V.

Bid documents may be obtained through March 28 upon payment of US$95 plus 13 percent IVA in cash or certified check to CEL’s Departamento de Tesoreria.

Bids are due by 2 p.m. April 26. For information, contact Departamento de Licitaciones, Comision Ejecutiva Hidroelectrica del Rio Lempa, 9a Calle Poniente No. 950, Centro de Gobierno, San Salvador, El Salvador; (503) 22116149; Fax: (503) 22116243; E-mail: licitaciones@cel.gob.sv; Internet: www.cel.gob.sv.

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