Bhutan’s Druk Green Power Corporation (DGPC), the country’s hydropower plant operator and developer, invites sealed bids by 1 December for the inspection and repair of the second pressure shaft at the 1020 MW Tala hydro plant. The run-of-river station, on the river Wangchhu in Chhukha District in Western Bhutan, is equipped with six 170 MW Pelton units that were manufactured and supplied by BHEL of India and were commissioned between 2006 and 2007. Tala is the country’s largest hydro project plant, and has a 92 m-high gravity dam which diverts water through a 22 km-long headrace tunnel to the power station. All of the electricity generated is exported to India.
Bidders should have experience of fabricating and erection of steel liners for inclined pressure shafts for at least two hydropower projects, or have experience of inspection and rectification of inclined steel lined pressure shafts. The winning company will be required to complete the works within two months from the date of handing over the site to the contractor.
Detailed specifications, scope of work and terms and conditions are given in the bidding documents, which can be downloaded free of cost from DGPC’s website (www.drukgreen.bt). The tender number is CO0065/2020.
For further information, contact:
Head, Contracts and Procurement Division,
Druk Green Power Corp Ltd
PO Box 1351, Motithang
Tel: +975 2 339875;
Email: email@example.com and/or
Tel: +975 2 339874