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Kyrgyz Republic extends bidding for Uch-Kurgan rehabilitation

Bid deadline extended until 30 August for Uch-Kurgan rehabilitation.

Kyrgyzstan’s state power producer Electric Power Plants has extended bidding until 30 August for the replacement of the electromechanical generation equipment and hydraulic steel structure of the 180 MW Uch-Kurgan hydropower station on the river Naryn.

The works include the design, manufacturing, delivery, installation, testing and commissioning on a turnkey basis, as detailed and specified in the bidding documents. Sealed bids had originally been invited from eligible bidders by 31 May. The contracted work is expected to be completed by 16 November 2024, according to a tender notice posted on the website of the Asian Development Bank (ADB). International competitive bidding will be conducted in accordance with ADB’s Single Stage, Two-Envelope bidding procedure and is open to all bidders without nationality restrictions.

The rehabilitation of the plant, which is one of six stations comprising the Naryn-Syr Darya Cascade in the western province of Jalal-Abad, is being co-financed by the ADB and the Eurasian Development Bank. The modernization project will restore full operation of all four units of the plant, while increasing total installed capacity to 216 MW. It will also entail the reinforcement of the plant’s hydraulic steel structure and dam infrastructure.

The full tender notice with qualifying criteria and instructions to purchase the bidding documents for a non-refundable fee of US$ 200 can be viewed on the website of the ADB at the following link:

To obtain further information and inspect the bidding document, bidders should contact:Mr. Chyngyz Dokbaev, Deputy Head, Investment Projects Implementation Department (IPID), Open Joint Stock Company Electric Power Plants, Office 525, 326 Jibek Jolu Avenue, Bishkek 720070; Tel: +996 312 29 85 77, +996 312 66 20 54; Fax: +996 312 66 20 54; Email address: