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: email@example.com; Internet: www.epc.ws.
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