Kenya seeks bids to build, equip 21.2-MW Sangoro

Kenya Electricity Generating Co. Ltd. (KenGen) seeks bids for civil construction and for power plant equipment for the 21.2-MW Sangoro hydroelectric project in Kenya. Bids are due December 3.

Japan Bank for International Cooperation approved a 5.6 billion yen (US$46.4 million) loan for the project in January. Sangoro is designated the highest priority of Kenya’s power development plan. (HNN 1/25/07)

KenGen plans to build the project on the Sondu River downstream from the 60-MW Sondu Miriu hydroelectric project, which already is under construction in Nyanza Province with funding from Japan. Sangoro’s two 10.6-MW generating units are to utilize water discharged from Sondu Miriu’s outlet channel, returning it to the river.

KenGen seeks bids for two contract packages:
o AP-1 for Civil Works, and
o AP-2 for Power Plant Equipment.

Tender documents, in English may be obtained from the address below for US$350 or 24,000 shillings in cash for each contract package. The fee does not include delivery.

Two-envelope bids, technical and financial proposals, are due by 2 p.m. December 3. For information, contact Projects Manager, KenGen, 5 Floor, Stima Plaza, Kolobot Road, Parklands, P.O. Box 47936-00100, Nairobi, Kenya; (254) 20-3666513; Fax: (254) 20-3666200; E-mail:


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