Norway utility seeks equipment for 24-MW Skarg hydro

KRISTIANSAND, Norway 9/12/11 (PennWell) -- Norwegian hydro operator Otra Kraft DA seeks bids to supply electro-mechanical equipment for the 24-MW Skarg hydroelectric project in Bykle, Norway. Bids are due September 21.

Otra Kraft DA took bids in 2007 for civil construction of a hydroelectric project at Bykle.

The hydro operator now seeks bids for design, engineering, supply, and installation of two 12-MW vertical Francis turbines, generators, control system, and electrical work. The system is to be built for manual operation as well as fully automatic operation from a control center 30 kilometers away.

Prospective bidders are to express their interest and may obtain additional information on the Doffin Internet site at Contractors are required to register in the Sellihca Qualification System at

Bids in English or Norwegian are due by noon September 21. For information, contact Sverre Benestad, Otra Kraft DA, Postboks 603, Lundsiden, Kjoita 18, 4606 Kristiansand, Norway; (47) 38-607000; Fax: (47) 38-607001; E-mail:; Internet:

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