Norway developer seeks turbine-generator for 1.4-MW Kvitvella

FAGERNES, Norway 1/11/12 (PennWell) — Norway hydro developer Valdres Energiverk AS seeks bids to supply electro-mechanical equipment for the proposed 1.4-MW Kvitvella hydroelectric project at Fagernes. Bids are due January 20.

Valdres Energiverk proposes a one-unit project utilizing a head of 15.5 meters and flows of 10.5 cms to generate 5 gigawatt-hours annually.

The firm seeks bids to supply a Kaplan turbine, 1.5-megavolt-ampere generator, transformer, controls and switchgear, cooling and drainage facilities, cable installations, intake cone with connection to pipe, and electro-technical equipment of the dam.

Firms are to register interest and obtain additional information from the Doffin Internet site at Documents may be obtained from the address below.

Bids, in Norwegian, English, or Swedish, are due by noon January 20. For information, contact consultant Norconsult AS (Forsyning), Postboks 626, Attn.: Halvor Haugsvold, 1303 Sandvika, Norway; (47) 67571000; E-mail:; Internet:,

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