Nepal seeks trashrack cleaner for Nepal’s 15-MW Gandak

Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) has issued a solicitation for bids for a trashrack cleaning machine for the 15-MW Gandak hydroelectric project in Nepal. Bids are due December 20.

NEA issued a similar solicitation in 2010 for a trashrack cleaning machine at Gandak, which is funded by an Asian Development Bank loan for Nepal’s Energy Access and Efficiency Improvement Project. NEA also took bids then for equipment to modernize Gandak and the 69-MW Marsyangdi hydroelectric project as part of a program to upgrade hydropower, transmission, distribution, and other renewable energy in the mountain nation.

The authority seeks design, fabrication, supply, and installation of a trashrack cleaning machine at Gandak’s intake on the Gandak River.

Bid documents in English may be obtained from the address below for 20,000 rupees (US$225) deposited in NEA Generation Account No. 610162 at Nepal Rastra Bank, Thapathali, Kathmandu, or the equivalent in U.S. dollars by bank draft in favor of NEA. The documents will be delivered by courier for an additional 5,000 rupees (US$57). The request for documents should be labeled “Bidding Documents for GPS-068/69-01(R): Procurement of Trash Rack Cleaning Machine at Intake of Gandak Hydropower Station.”

Bids are due by noon December 20. For information, contact Project Manager, Procurement of Trash Rack Cleaning Machine at Intake of Gandak Hydropower Station, Medium Power Plant Operation and Maintenance Dept., Generation Operation and Maintenance, Durbar Marg, Kathmandu, Nepal; (977) 1-4153032; Fax: (977) 1-4153016,; E-mail:; Internet:

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