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Bid deadline extended for Porąbka-Żar modernization, Poland

PGE Energia Odnawialna, the renewable energy division of Poland's largest power producer Polska Grupa Energetyczna (PGE), has extended the deadline for bidding for the modernization of the 544 MW Porąbka-Żar pumped-storage plant in Silesia in southern Poland to 15 December.

PGE Energia Odnawialna, the renewable energy division of Poland’s largest power producer Polska Grupa Energetyczna (PGE), has extended the deadline for bidding for the modernization of the 544 MW Porąbka-Żar pumped-storage plant in Silesia in southern Poland to 15 December. Bids from qualified contractors were originally invited by 30 October. Commissioned in 1979, Porąbka-Żar in Międzybrodzie Bialskie, within the Soła River Cascade, is the second largest pumped-storage plant in Poland and its only underground power plant.

The modernization works to be carried out under an Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) contract entail:

  • preliminary work, including design work;
  • modernization of the four 150 MVA motor generators with accessories, four pump turbines with equipment, and electrical equipment and installations, including 30 kV switching station and auxiliary transformers;
  • supply of all electrical, electro-mechanical equipment, telecommunication and automation systems as well as ventilation and air conditioning equipment;
  • execution of construction works (dismantling, adaptation of building structures to new equipment and installation of new equipment); and,
  • commissioning of the plant and training.

For further information, contact: Monika Kostrzewa and/or

Barbara Bowtruczuk,

PGE Energia Odnawialna,

Ul. Ogrodowa 59a,

Warszawa 00-876,

Poland;

Email: monika.kostrzewa@gkpge.pl;

Tel: +48 224331363;

Web: www.pgeeo.pl

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