Jharkhand Renewable Energy Development Agency (JREDA) seeks bids for detailed surveys and investigations of 25 small hydropower projects in Jharkhand State totaling 43.4 MW. Bids are due May 8.
Metallurgical &Engineering Consultants (India) Ltd. prepared pre-feasibility reports for 13 of the projects:
o 4.513-MW Basiya, 437-kW Chainpur, 193-kW Bishunpur, and 80-kW Dumri, all in Gumla District;
o 1.622-MW Torpa in Ranchi District;
o 1.089-MW Senha in Lohardaga District;
o 685-kW Bano, 134-kW Thethaitanagar, and 59-kW Kolebira, all in Simdega District;
o 650-kW Malay Dam Toe in Palamu District;
o 647-kW Mahuadanr and 353-kW Saugabandh in Latehar District; and
o 2.6-MW Pinrhe in Latehar and Palamu districts. (HNN 6/23/06)
RITES Ltd. of India prepared pre-feasibility reports for 11 projects:
o 1.9-MW Dasham Falls at Bundu, 2.35-MW Tajana River at Arki, 2.03-MW Subenarekha River at Hundru, 1.37-MW Raru River at Jonha, and 6.86-MW Subenarekha River at Namkum, all in Ranchi District;
o 5.73-MW Subenarekha 1K River at Kuju, 2.75-MW Koale &Karo River at Manoharpur, 1.61-MW Kharkai River at Kharkai-2, 1.03-MW Subenarekha 3 at Subenarekha River, 1.02-MW Subenarekha 4 at Subenarekha River, all in East Singhbhum District; and
o 2.32-MW Kotrolore River at Kuchai in West Singhbhum District.
KETKI India Ltd. prepared a pre-feasibility report for one project: 1.37-MW Jonha Sitafal in Ranchi District.
Bidding information may be obtained from JREDA’s Internet site, www.jreda.com. Tender documents may be purchased from the address below until May 7 for 5,000 rupees (US$110).
Proposals are due by 11 a.m. May 8. For information, contact P.K. Das, Project Officer, Jharkhand Renewable Energy Development Agency, Plot No. 328/B, Road No. 4, Ashok Nagar, Ranchi, Jharkhand 834002 India; (91) 651-2246970; Fax: (91) 651-2240665; Internet: www.jreda.com.