India state seeks equipment for 450-MW Shongtong Karcham

India's Himachal Pradesh Power Corp. Ltd. (HPPC) seeks bids to supply electro-mechanical equipment for the 450-MW Shongtong Karcham hydroelectric project on the Satluj River in Himachal Pradesh State. Bids are due October 19.

HPPC took bids in April to construct civil and hydro-mechanical works of Shongtong Karcham (or Songtong Karcham), one of four run-of-river projects HPPC is developing under the Multi-Tranche Financing Facility Himachal Clean Power Development program funded by the Asian Development Bank.

Shongtong Karcham is to include a diversion dam, tunnel, and powerhouse with three Francis turbine-generators.

HPPC currently seeks generating units with associated auxiliaries, generator transformers, 420-kV gas-insulated switchgear, XLPE cable, and other equipment for the underground powerhouse complex and switchyard.

A pre-bid conference is scheduled September 19. Bidding documents in English may be obtained, for Contract No. 11-P/ADB/HPCEDIP/Shongtong-Karcham (E&M Works), for 25,000 rupees or US$500 by demand draft to Himachal Pradesh Power Corp. Ltd. payable at Shimla. Documents will be sent for an additional fee of 1,000 rupees in India or US$20 outside India.

Bids are due by 2 p.m. October 19. For information, contact Deputy General Manager (Electrical Contracts), Himachal Pradesh Power Corp. Ltd., Shanti Kutir, Kamna Nagar, Chakkar, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, 171005 India; (91) 177-2633826; Fax: (91) 177-2633827; E-mail:,; Internet:

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