Kyrgyzstan seeks electrical components to refurbish 1,200-MW Toktogul hydro project

Kyrgyzstan utility Electric Power Plants (EPP) seeks bids to replace electrical components, auxiliaries, and instrumentation as part of refurbishment of the 1,200-MW Toktogul hydroelectric project on Kyrgyzstan’s Naryn River. Bids are due November 21.

EPP recruited consultants in 2011 to supervise rehabilitation of Toktogul, the largest hydro project in Kyrgyzstan with annual storage capacity. Kyrgyzstan’s Ministry of Energy and Industry also sought consultants in 2012 to conduct a dam safety assessment of five hydroelectric projects in the Naryn River cascade including Toktogul. Kyrgyzstan also has been developing the 1,900-MW Kambarata 1 and 360-MW Kambarata 2 projects on the Naryn.

EPP currently seeks bids for replacement of electrical components, auxiliaries, and instrumentation at Toktogul, including replacement of excitation systems and 15.75-kilovolt circuit breakers and 500-kV cables, refurbishment of governors and temperature/unit condition monitoring systems, and supply of spare generator stator windings.

A solicitation notice may be obtained from the Asian Development Bank Internet site, www.adb.org, under http://www.adb.org/sites/default/files/coso/kgz2869-0294-toktogulHPP.pdf.

Bid documents in English may be obtained for US$300 by written application to the address below. Payment is by cash or transfer via a bank account of the EPP Project Implementation Unit: JSC Unicredit Bank, 493, Jibek Jolu Ave., Biskek, Kyrgyz Republic; in favor of Project Implementation Unit of Open Joint Stock Company Electric Power Plants for Bidding Documents; Account No. 1091820100031108; Swift Code: ENEJKG22; Correspondent Account: 36200995; Swift Code: CITIUS33.

Bids are due by 2 p.m. November 21 to Office 514 of the address below. For information, contact: Open Joint Stock Company Electric Power Plants, Project Implementation Unit, Samat Aldeev, Head of Investment Projects Implementation Unit, 326 Jibek Jolu Ave., Office 525, 720070, Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic; (996) 312-670273; Fax: (996) 312-662054; E-mail: ipiu@es.kg.

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