Samoa seeks civil work to refurbish 1-MW Alaoa

Samoa’s Electric Power Corp. (EPC) seeks bids for civil work to refurbish the 1-MW Alaoa hydroelectric project in Samoa. Bids are due May 3.

EPC sought bids in 2009 for replacement of the turbine-generator and other equipment at Alaoa, the island nation’s first hydroelectric project, built in 1959 at Apia Upolu. (HydroWorld 7/20/09) Funding for the refurbishment is being provided by the Asian Development Bank, Japan International Cooperation Agency, and Australia’s AusAID.

The current solicitation seeks repair and repainting of the penstock; cleaning and repair of the headpond, headraces, and intakes; and diversion of one stream into the east headrace.

Bid documents in English may be obtained by e-mail request to the address below plus a fee of US$300 by cashier’s check or wire transfer to an EPC bank account in Samoa.

Bids are due by 2 p.m. May 3. For information, contact Project Manager Tologata Tile Leia Tuimalealiifano, EPC Project Management Unit, 2nd Floor, John Williams Building, Tamaligi, Apia, Samoa; (685) 65-407; Fax: (685) 65-439; E-mail:; Internet:

For more hydropower tenders, click here.


Previous articleU.S. awards Voith Hydro contract for turbine work at Stockton hydro project
Next articleWave energy hydro firm Ocean Power Technologies wins grant for PowerBuoy development

No posts to display