India state again seeks EM equipment for 100-MW Sainj

India’s Himachal Pradesh Power Corp. Ltd. (HPPC) again seeks bids for electro-mechanical equipment for the 100-MW Sainj hydroelectric project on the Sainj River in India’s Himachal Pradesh State. Bids are due September 30.

HPPC previously called for bids for the work in January. It took bids in 2009 for civil construction and hydro-mechanical works of Sainj.

The run-of-river project is to include a diversion dam on the Sainj River near Nihami, an intake drawing 35.88 cubic meters per second of water, an underground desilting arrangement, headrace tunnel, surge shaft, a 550-meter-long steel-lined pressure shaft, two 50-MW Pelton vertical-axis turbine-generators, and an underground powerhouse.

HPPC currently seeks bids for design, supply, installation, and commissioning of two 50-MW turbine-generators, auxiliaries, transformers, 145-kilovolt gas-insulated switchgear, XLPE cable, and other equipment for the powerhouse, pothead yard, and dam area.

Bid documents, in English, may be obtained from the address below for 20,000 rupees or US$400 by demand draft to H.P. Power Corp. Ltd. payable at Shimla. Courier delivery costs an additional 1,000 rupees for domestic delivery or US$100 for overseas delivery.

Bids are due by 2 p.m. September 30. For information, contact Deputy General Manager (Electrical Contracts), Himachal Pradesh Power Corp. Ltd., Shanti Kutir, Kamna Nagar, Chakkar, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, 171005 India; (91) 177-2633826; Fax: (91) 177-2633827; E-mail:,; Internet:

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