Vietnam utility seeks bids to equip 7.5-MW Nam Pay hydro project

Vietnam’s Northern Power Corp. seeks bids to supply turbine-generators and other equipment for the 7.5-MW Nam Pay hydroelectric project in Vietnam. Bids are due March 25.

With funding from the Asian Development Bank (ADB) for a renewable energy development and network expansion program, Northern Power plans to build Nam Pay on the Nam Pay River in Dien Bien Province.

Under the program, ADB recruited consultants in 2012 to review the detailed design of five small hydroelectric projects in Vietnam. Additionally, Vietnam’s Central Power Corp. took bids that year to supply hydro-mechanical and electro-mechanical equipment for the 7.2-MW A Roang hydroelectric project under the same program.

Northern Power seeks supply, installation, testing and commissioning of electro-mechanical equipment including turbine and generator, complete electrical equipment in the plant, 35/6 kilovolt system, communication system and 35/6 kV substation equipment. The project is to feature a gravity dam, overflow spillway, tunnel and penstock, powerhouse containing three Pelton turbines, and a tailrace.

Tender documents in English may be obtained from the address below for US$300 or 6,300 dong, plus US$320 or 6,700 dong for domestic courier delivery, or US$350 or 7,300 dong for overseas delivery. Payment is by cash or direct deposit to Northern Power Corp. Accounts 10201-00008-6203-3 for dong or 10202-000016682-4 USD for dollars, Account Holder Power Development Project Management Board, Vietnam Joint Stock Commercial Bank for Industry and Trade (Chuong Duong Branch), No. 1 An Duong Str., Tay Ho District, Hanoi, Vietnam.

Bids are due by 9 a.m., Hanoi time, March 25 to Meeting Room A, 2nd Floor — Northern Power Corp., No. 20 Tran Nguyen Han Str., Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi, Vietnam; (84) 4-22100676; Fax: (84) 4-39343798. For information, contact Power Development Project Management Board — Northern Power Corp., No. 3 An Duong Str., Tay Ho District, Hanoi, Vietnam; (84) 4-22131308; Fax: (84) 4-37170043; E-mail:

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