India’s Uttaranchal Jal Vidyut Nigam (UJVNL) has issued a global invitation for expression of interest from hydro power equipment manufacturers/developers for the supply of equipment to small hydro projects up to 10MW capacity.

UJVNL, headquartered in Dehradun, currently operates 22 small hydro projects ranging from 0.2MW to 21MW, and is constructing a further 13 projects with capacities ranging from 0.3MW to 12MW.

The company wishes to shortlist proven, reputed and established small hydro machine and equipment manufacturers or consortium for design, engineering, manufacture, supply, transportation to site, insurance, storage, execution and commissioning of various equipment, namely turbines, valves, governors, generators, power and control cables, control panel, switchyard, equipment and material for substations and eathing etc on a turnkey basis.

Details on the projects under construction can be found in Table 1.

Interested manufacturers should fulfil the following requirements based on any of the last three years audited accounts:

• Annual turnover: Indian Rs500M or equivalent US$.

• Past experience: should have supplied, erected and commissioned the equipment for small hydro projects up to 10MW.

Companies or consortiums who fulfil these requirements should submit a sealed expression of interest along with the following:

• General information format A-1

• Completed formats from A-2 to A-9 with the following details: number and name of the small hydro projects to be undertaken, financial statements, experience, time schedule for deliverables, name and CV of the expert/engineers.

Further details about the projects, formats A-1 to A-9 and evaluation criteria can be found on the website or by clicking on the weblink below. Expression of interest documents should be submitted to the address given below by 15.00 hours on 30/05/2006. Shortlisted firms would be notified by 20/06/2006 for the presentations to be given at UJVNL on 29/06/2006. Project sites may be visited prior to the submission of documents.

CONTACT: UJVNL, Ujjwal, GMS Road, Maharanibagh, Dehradun-248006 (India). Tel: +91 135 2761747 / 2761139. Fax: +91 135 2760864 / 2763507. Email:

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Uttaranchal Jal Vidyut Nigam

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