Peru reissues call for hydrological equipment for hydropower sites

Peru’s energy and mines ministry has reissued a call for bids to supply automatic hydrological system and measurement equipment for hydropower purposes in the Maranon and Huallaga River basins. Bids now are due November 30.

The Direccion General de Electrificacion Rural of the Ministerio de Energia y Minas previously called for bids for the equipment in January.

With funding from the World Bank’s International Bank for Reconstruction and Development and Global Environment Facility, Peru plans to implement a rural electrification program.

The ministry seeks bids for supply, installation, and commissioning of automatic hydrological system and measurement equipment for hydropower purposes. Work is to include provision of equipment for 13 automatic hydrological stations, implementation of a control center, provision of three current meters, and training for operation of the system.

The Maranon River Basin is the site of proposed projects including the six-plant, 9,000-MW Corina project and the 96-MW Maranon project. The Huallaga River Basin is the site of proposed projects including 360-MW Chaglla and 372-MW Huallaga.

Tender documents may be obtained from the address below until November 2 for 50 soles (US$18.35) payable in cash to the Ventanilla de Recepcion de Documentos of the Direccion General de Electrificacion Rural at the address below. No payment is required for those who bought bidding documents for the previous solicitation.

Bids are due by 3 p.m. November 30. Questions and clarifications may be submitted until November 2 to Direccion General de Electrificacion Rural, Direccion de Fondos Concursables, Ministerio de Energia y Minas, Av. Las Artes Sur No. 260, San Borja, Lima, Peru; (51) 1-4761549; Fax: (51) 1-4761551; E-mail: asausa@minem.gob.pe, lvilchez@minem.gob.pe, rlavera@minem.gob.pe; Internet: www.minem.gob.pe.

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