EBRD - Qairokkum Hydropower Rehabilitation Project

Country: Tajikistan
Language: EN
Number: 5162365
Publication date: 31-10-2017
Source: TED
Tags: Electricity distribution Concrete electrotechnical, electronic and electromechanical equipment Security Energy

Description

Project name: Qairokkum Hydropower Rehabilitation Project

Country: Tajikistan

Business sector: Power and Energy

Project ID: 8864-GPN-47253

Funding source: EBRD loan proceeds and PPCR loan and grant

Type of contract: Project goods, works and services

Type of notice: General Procurement Notice

Issue date: 25 October 2017

Closing date: 25 October 2018

The Open Joint Stock Company Barqi Tojik (BT) is a 100% state-owned vertically integrated power utility responsible for generation, transmission and distribution of electricity in Tajikistan. BT intends using loan proceeds from the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and European Investment Bank (EIB) as well as potential funding from the Green Climate Fund (“GCF”) to finance Phase II of the priority rehabilitation program at the Qairokkum hydro power plant.

The Project will complete rehabilitation and modernisation of the Qairokkum HPP, the only power generation facility in the Sugd region of the Northern Tajikistan, following Phase I. The proceeds of the EBRD loan along with the GCF and EIB financing will be used to finance replacement of the remaining four out of six generation units at the Qairokkum HPP, following the planned replacement of two units as part of Phase I. As the procurement process for Phase I is ongoing the intention is to combine the procurement of all six (6) turbines into one single tender and to procure all at the same time.

The Project will also finance repair of the damaged concrete surfaces, installation of additional safety surveillance equipment, balance of plant and control system and power transformers, together with implementation of improved operational procedures to promote resilience to climatic variability and climate change.

The proposed project with a total cost of about USD 200 million will require the procurement of the following goods, works and services:

• Supply and Installation of Hydraulic Steel Components, Turbines, Electromechanical Equipment and Power House and Concrete Dam Rehabilitation including civil works – Selection Procedure ongoing

• FIDIC Engineer – Selection Procedure ongoing

• Consulting Services to support BT’s Project Implementation Unit (PIU) – Selection Procedure completed

• Design Services Consultant to produce Basic Engineering Design for the Plant, with following extension – Selection Procedure completed

• Consultant for Capacity building to manage Climate Change Risks – Selection Procedure completed

Contracts to be financed with the proceeds of a loan from the Bank will be subject to the Bank"s Procurement Policies and Rules and will be open to firms from any country. The proceeds of the Bank"s loan will not be used for the purpose of any payment to persons or entities, or for any import of goods, if such payment or import is prohibited by a decision of the United Nations Security Council taken under Chapter VII of the Charter of the United Nations or under a law or official regulation of the Purchaser"s country.

Interested suppliers, contractors and consultants should contact:

Mr. Ubaidullo Habibov, Head of PRG ELRP BT, OSHC Barqi Tojik, 64, I.Somoni Street, Room 302, Dushanbe 734026, Republic of Tajikistan. E-mail: elrpbt@gmail.com Fax: (+992-37) 235-87-64