Portugal utility seeks bids to equip 234-MW Foz Tua, 136-MW Alvito

Portugal utility Energias de Portugal (EDP) seeks bids in separate solicitations to equip the 234-MW Foz Tua and 136-MW Alvito pumped-storage projects in Portugal. Bids are due for Foz Tua on June 27 and for Alvito on August 8.

234-MW Foz Tua

EDP won a concession to build and operate Foz Tua on the Tua River for 75 years.

The utility seeks bids to supply all equipment for Foz Tua including two reversible pump-turbines, generators, lifting equipment, transformers, command and control, and related equipment. The work is to be performed between October 2011 and December 2015.

Tender documents in digital format may be obtained from the address below for 500 euros (US$719) in cash or crossed check to EDP - Gestao da Producao de Energia S.A.

Bids, in Portuguese, are due by 5 p.m. June 27. For information, contact EDP - Gestao da Producao de Energia S.A., Direccao de Projectos e Investimentos, Equipa de Projecto de Foz Tua, Rua do Bolhao, 36, 1 andar, Attn.: Antonio Alberto Freitas Costa, 4000-111 Porto, Portugal; (351) 220013193; Fax: (351) 220013509; E-mail: antoniofreitas.costa@edp.pt; Internet: www.edp.pt.

136-MW Alvito

EDP won a concession in 2008 to build and operate Alvito, on the Ocreza River in the Tejo River Basin and the 256-MW Fridao project on the Tamega River in the Douro River Basin.

EDP seeks bids to supply all equipment for Alvito including a reversible pump-turbine, generator, lifting equipment, transformer, command and control, and related equipment. The work is to require 50 months.

Tender documents in digital format may be obtained from the address below for 500 euros (US$719) in cash or crossed check to EDP - Gestao da Producao de Energia S.A.

Bids, in Portuguese, are due by 5 p.m. August 8. For information, contact EDP - Gestao da Producao de Energia S.A., Direccao de Projectos e Investimentos, Equipa de Projecto do Alvito, Rua Ofelia Diogo Costa, 39 4 andar, Attn.: Antonio Augusto Pedroso Silva Faria, 4050-009 Porto, Portugal; (351) 210013502; Fax: (351) 210013509; E-mail: antonio.pedrosofaria@edp.pt; Internet: www.edp.pt.

Qualifications due June 15 for construction, rehab, repowering

Energias de Portugal is renewing a qualification system for construction, rehabilitation, and upgrading of capacity of hydroelectric projects in Portugal. Applications for pre-qualification are due June 15.

EDP issued a similar invitation for pre-qualification in 2008. It plans to compile lists of qualified contractors from which to select competitors for limited competitions or negotiations for construction, rehabilitation, and reinforcement of capacity of its projects. Contractors are to be qualified for a period from June 2011 through June 2014.

Qualification documents may be obtained from EDP Valor – Gestao Integrada de Servicos S.A. – Direccao de Negociacao e Compras – Departamento de Gestao e Qualificacao de Fornecedores, Rua Camilo Castelo Branco, 46, 1 andar, Attn.: Jose Rodrigues, 1050-045 Lisbon, Portugal; (351) 210-015300; Fax: (351) 210-015620; E-mail: qualificacao.fornecedores@edp.pt; Internet: www.edp.pt.

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