Tender for Implementation of Regional Power Transmission Project in Tajikistan
Thursday 14 March 2013
DUSHANBE (Asia-Plus) – Tajikistan has announced a tender for implementation of the Regional Power Transmission Project, which provides for 500/220 kV substation rehabilitations and construction of new 220 kV Geran-2 substation.
According to information posted on the website of the State Committee for Investments and State-owned Property Management (GosKomInvest), Tajikistan has received grant from the Asian Development Bank (ADB) for implementation of this project. The tender is reportedly open for all member countries of the Asian Development Bank.
A total cost of the project is US $141 mln, including a $122 mln grant awarded by the ADB and $19 mln contributed to the project by the Government of Tajikistan and Barqi Tojik (برق تاجیک, Tajikistan’s major electricity provider).
The project reportedly consists of five components, including construction of the 220 kV power transmission line Qairoqqum-Asht construction of the 220 kV Geran-2 substation and rehabilitation of the 500 kV Regar substation and the 220 kV Baypaza substation.
All procurement of goods and works will be undertaken in accordance with ADB’s Procurement Guidelines. Engineering Procurement Construction: Three plant-design, supply and install contracts covering the entire Project will be procured by Barki Tojik using international competitive bidding in accordance with ADB’s Procurement Guidelines. One plant-design, supply and install contract will cover transmission lines, the second plant-design, supply and install contract will cover substations, and the third contract will cover SCADA works. Single stage, two-envelope procurement procedure without prequalification will be used.