Improving maintenance efficiency for hydropower plants
Improving maintenance efficiency for hydropower plants

Deadline approaching: Expressions of interest sought for Tamakoshi V, Nepal

Tamakoshi Jalvidyut Company (TKJVC), a wholly owned subsidiary of the Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA), invites expressions of interest (EOIs) by 20 March for numerous aspects of the Tamakoshi V project, with specifications and contact details outlined below.

The Tamakoshi run-of-river project, which will cost an estimated US$ 165 million, is to be financed by a sovereign-backed loan of US$ 112 million from the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) and counterpart funds from the Government of Nepal.

Supplemental Environmental and Social Documentation

EOIs are sought from consultancy firms to prepare Supplemental Environmental and Social Documentation (SESD). The consulting services are required to strengthen the existing environmental and social studies to ensure the project meets the requirements of the AIIB’s Environmental and Social Policy. The scope of services include: restructuring of the Environmental Management Action Plan and preparation of supplemental primary impacts assessments; local employment strategy; pollution control strategy; public health and safety strategy; environmental flows and ecosystem services; natural hazards assessments; and, land acquisition and livelihood plans. The assignment should be completed within three months from contract signature. The detailed Terms of Reference (ToR) and other related documents for this assignment are available at www.nea.org.np. Consultants may associate with other firms to enhance their qualifications, but should indicate whether the association is in the form of a joint venture and/or a subconsultancy. A consultant will be selected in accordance with the Quality and Cost Based Selection (QCBS) method set out in the Procurement Instructions. Expression of Interests must be delivered as one original set and one duplicate (One copy in hardcopy and another copy in USB drive as softcopy) by courier or in person. Contact details are outlined below for further information concerning the Request for EOI, Reference no.: TKJVC/075-76/EOI-03.

Biodiversity Action Plan

EOIs are sought from consultancy firms to prepare a Biodiversity Action Plan. The consulting services includes preparation of the Biodiversity Action Plan that outlines the project’s overall biodiversity strategy, including goals and objectives for mitigating and managing impacts on biodiversity around the project location. The overall scope of services includes: critical habitat assessment; consultation and partnership building strategy; mitigation strategy including reforestation strategy and aquatic biodiversity; and, Biodiversity Action Plan. This assignment should be completed within three months from contract signature. The detailed Terms of Reference (ToR) and other related documents for this assignment are available at www.nea.org.np. Consultants may associate with other firms to enhance their qualifications, but should indicate whether the association is in the form of a joint venture and/or a subconsultancy. A consultant will be selected in accordance with the Quality and Cost Based Selection (QCBS) method set out in the Procurement Instructions for Recipient. Expression of Interests must be delivered to the address below as one original set and one duplicate (one copy in hardcopy and another copy in USB drive as softcopy) by courier or in person by 12:00 hrs Nepal Standard Time (NST) on 20 March 2019. Contact details are outlined below for further information concerning the Request for EOI, Reference no.: TKJVC/075-76/EOI-02.

Electro-mechanical expert

EOIs are sought for an electro-mechanical expert. The consulting services include providing independent technical review of the Detailed Engineering Design Reports and associated documents and other relevant aspects. The electro-mechanical expert will be a member of a Panel of Technical Experts. The detailed Terms of Reference and other related documents for this assignment are available at www.nea.org.np. The contract will be financed with a grant from the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) and the consultants will be selected in accordance with the AIIB Procurement Policy. Expressions of Interest for contract (Reference No: TKJVC/ PTE-5) must be delivered in writing along with a CV, in person or by e-mail to the contact details below.

Chair of Panel of Experts

EOIs sought are sought for a hydropower engineer/hydraulics engineer or civil engineer as Chair of the Panel of Technical Experts. The consulting services include providing independent technical review of the Detail Engineering Design Reports and associated documents. Detailed Terms of Reference and other related documents for this assignment are available at www.nea.org.np. The contract will be financed with a grant from the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) and the consultants will be selected in accordance with the AIIB Procurement Policy. Expressions of Interest for contract (Reference No: TKJVC/ PTE-1) must be delivered in writing along with a CV, in person or by e-mail to the contact details below.

Engineering geologist

EOIs are sought for an Engineering Geologist. The individual consulting services include providing independent technical review of the Detail Engineering Design Reports and associated documents and other relevant aspects as engineering geologist. The expert will be member of the Panel of Technical Experts. Detailed Terms of Reference and other related documents for this assignment are available at www.nea.org.np. The contract will be financed with a grant from the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) and the consultants will be selected in accordance with the AIIB Procurement Policy. Expressions of Interest for contract (Reference No: TKJVC/ PTE-3) must be delivered in writing along with a CV, in person or by e-mail to the contact details below.

Geotechnical specialist

EOIs for a Geotechnical Specialist/Civil are sought. The individual consulting services include providing independent technical review of the Detail Engineering Design Reports and associated documents and other relevant aspects as geotechnical specialist/civil engineer. The expert will be member of the Panel of Technical Experts. Detailed Terms of Reference and other related documents for this assignment are available at www.nea.org.np. The contract will be financed with a grant from the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) and the consultants will be selected in accordance with the AIIB’s Procurement Policy. Expressions of Interest for contract No: TKJVC/ PTE-2 must be delivered in writing along with a CV, in person or by e-mail to the contact details below.

Hydrological/Sedimentology expert

EOIs are sought for a Hydrological/Sedimentology expert. The individual consulting services include providing independent technical review of the Detail Engineering Design Reports and associated documents and other relevant aspects as hydrological/sedimentology expert. The expert will be member of the Panel of Technical Experts. Detailed Terms of Reference and other related documents for this assignment are available at www.nea.org.np. The contract will be financed with a grant from the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) and the consultants will be selected in accordance with the AIIB’s Procurement Policy. Expressions of Interest for contract No: TKJVC/ PTE-4 must be delivered in writing along with a CV, in person or by e-mail to the contact details below.

International Indigenous Peoples expert

EOIs are sought for an International Indigenous Peoples expert. The consulting services include providing an independent study and further carry out the Free, Prior and Informed Consultation (FPICon) outlined in Annex 1 (Terms of Reference), in consultation with TKJVC, AIIB, consultants, Indigenous People representatives and other relevant stakeholders. Detailed Terms of Reference for this assignment are available at www.nea.org.np. The contract will be financed with a grant from the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) and the consultants will be selected in accordance with the AIIB’s Procurement Policy. Expressions of Interest for contract No: TKJVC/075-76/EOI-04 must be delivered in writing along with a CV, in person or by e-mail to the contact details below.

For all EOIs, use the appropriate reference number for the tender and contact: Chief Executive Officer, Tamakoshi Jalvidyut Company Limited, House No. 63, Shanti Niketan Marg, Gairidhara, Kathmandu, Nepal; Tel: +977 1 4004056/57; Email: tamakoshi5@nea.org.np.

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