Iceland seeks penstock replacement for 9-MW Laxa 2

Iceland utility Landsvirkjun seeks bids for replacement of the penstock of the 9-MW Laxa 2 hydroelectric project on Iceland's Laxa River. Bids are due March 31.

Laxa 2 is one of three projects on the Laxa totaling 27.5 MW. Others are 5-MW Laxa 1 and 13.5-MW Laxa 3.

Landsvirkjun seeks renewal of the Laxa 2 penstock by either of two alternatives. One involves manufacturing and supervision of installation of a glass-reinforced polyester (GRP) penstock. The other involves manufacturing and supervision of installation of two GRP pipelines located side by side.

Tender documents may be obtained until from the address below for 5,000 kronur (US$42.54). Payments in kronur are payable to Nyi Landsbanki, Hamraborg, 200 Kopavogur, Iceland, IBAN: IS26 0130 26 802266 4202691299, SWIFT: NBIIISRE. Payments in euros are payable to Arion Bank, Borgatun, 105 Reykjavik, Iceland, IBAN: IS29 0358 36 000533 4202691299, SWIFT: ESJAISRE. Payments in dollars are payable to Arion Bank, Borgatun, 105 Reykjavik, Iceland, IBAN: IS40 0358 36 000525 4202691299, SWIFT: ESJAISRE.

Bids, in English or Icelandic, are due by 2 p.m. March 31. For information, contact Landsvirkjun, Purchasing Dept., Attn: Petur Petursson, Haaleitisbraut 68, 103 Reykjavik, Iceland; (354) 5159000; Fax: (354) 5159006; E-mail:; Internet:

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