Montenegro’s state-owned power utility Elektroprivreda Crne Gore (EPCG) invites sealed bids by 30 June for the reconstruction and modernization of the 307 MW Perućica hydropower plant. Perućica comprises five 38 MW units with 8.5 m3/s flow, and two 58.5 MW units with 12.75 m3/s flow. The first two 38 MW units were commissioned in 1960, the next three 38 MW units in 1962, and the final two 58.5 MW units in 1977. All turbines are Pelton-type.
The Southern African Power Pool (SAPP) invites expressions of interest by 14 April from consultants to prepare bankable technical and economic feasibility studies for the 400 kV Transmission Lines project connected with the planned 600 MW Baynes hydropower plant. The contracted studies are to be financed by the African Development Bank through the NEPAD Infrastructure Project Preparation Facility. The Baynes hydropower project is planned to be developed along the Cunene river, 200 km downstream of Ruacana, on the border between Namibia and Angola. It is envisaged to function as a mid-merit peaking station shared equally by Namibia and Angola.
KTDA Power Company (KTPC), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Kenya Tea Development Agency (KTDA), the country’s largest tea management agency, seeks to prequalify eligible EPC contractors, electrical contractors and electromechanical manufacturers and suppliers for a series of small hydropower plants.