Manitoba Hydro seeks electrical engineering design for low-head hydropower projects

Canadian utility Manitoba Hydro seeks bids for electrical design engineering services including work on low-head hydroelectric projects in Manitoba. Bids are due Jan. 16.

Manitoba Hydro took bids in October to provide consulting engineering services to its hydropower and other operations in the province. It took bids in January to provide inspection of equipment manufacturing at the 695-MW Keeyask hydroelectric project and by Feb. 6 to supply generator circuit breakers for Keeyask.

The utility now seeks electrical design engineering services on an “as and when required” basis for periods of high electrical engineering workload or whenever specialized services are needed for low-head hydropower projects. It proposes a one-year contract with two additional option years.

The solicitation may be obtained via the Canadian Public Tenders Internet site under

Bids are due by 4 p.m., Central time, Jan. 16. For information, contact Manitoba Hydro, Purchasing Dept., P.O. Box 1287 STN MAIN, Winnipeg, MB R3C 2Z1 Canada; Fax: (1) 204-360-6130; E-mail:; Internet:

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