Italy agency awards conduit contract for San Salvatore project

The water resources agency for Italy’s Calabria Region has awarded a contract for construction of a pressure conduit for the San Salvatore hydroelectric project on the Menta River.

Societa Risorse Idriche Calabresi SpA (So.Ri.Cal.) awarded a contract valued at 13 million euros (US$19 million) to ATI Costituenda Vincenzo Restuccia-Impianti e Costruzioni srl.

So.Ri.Cal. had requested bids in separate solicitations for civil works to install pressure conduit and to supply and install electro-mechanical equipment for San Salvatore, which is to be built at the existing Menta Dam on the So.Ri.Cal. water supply system. (HNN 8/7/07)

San Salvatore is expected to utilize a head of 1,000 meters to generate 22 gigawatt-hours per year on a peaking basis.

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