Norway utility seeks new EM equipment for three small hydros

MOLDE, Norway 2/28/12 (PennWell) -- Power producer Istad Kraft AS seeks bids to supply replacement electro-mechanical equipment for three small hydroelectric projects in Norway. Bids are due March 16.

Istad Kraft seeks replacement electro-mechanical equipment for:
o 3-MW Istad, built in 1918, with flows of 2.8 cubic meters per second and a head of 150 meters;
o 800-kW Langli, built in 1944, with flows of 3.2 cms and a head of 40 meters; and
o 1.4-MW Gronnedal, built in 1947, with flows of 3.2 cms and a head of 64 meters.

An alternative for Gronnedal is refurbishment of existing equipment. Total work is to require 36 months.

Firms may express interest in the work and obtain additional information from the Doffin Web Site at

Bids, in English or Norwegian, are due to the address below by noon March 16. For information, contact Alexander G. Fossgard, Norconsult AS (Forsyning), Postboks 626, 1303 Sandvika, Norway; (47) 67571000; E-mail:; Internet:,

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