Madagascar seeks generator coolers for 58-MW Andekaleka

Madagascar’s national utility seeks bids for replacement or repair of six generator coolers for the 58-MW Andekaleka hydroelectric project. Bids are due April 18.

The World Bank’s International Development Association has approved a US$10 million credit to help rebuild the ailing utility, Jiro Sy Rano Malagasy (Jirama). Under the program, the government has called for rehabilitation work at Andekaleka and the 8.34-MW Antelomita and 6.76-MW Volobe hydroelectric projects, as well as consultants to advise on power and water sector reform. (HNN 1/9/07)

Jirama seeks study, design, and replacement of six hydro generator coolers with control and protection equipment and other equipment, or, as an option, repair of the existing units.

Tender documents, in French, may be obtained from the first address below for 100,000 ariary (US$48) each, if obtained from Jirama’s office, or US$250 each, if requested to be sent overseas by express service or electronically. Bids are to be submitted by 3 p.m. April 18 to the second address below.

For information contact:
o Jiro Sy Rano Malagasy (Jirama), Direction de l’equipment electricite, 13 Rue Rabezavana, Ambodifilao, Antananarivo 101 Madagascar; (261) 2-02226868; Fax: (261) 2-02226936; E-mail:; or
o Jiro Sy Rano Malagasy (Jirama), Direction Generale, Attn.: M. Bernhard Rohman, 149 Rue Rainandriamampandry, Ambohijatovo, Etage No. 2, Salle de Conference, Antananarivo 101 Madagascar; (261) 2-02220031; Fax: (261) 2-02263230; E-mail:

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