India's NHPC seeks SCADA system upgrade for 300-MW Chamera 2 hydro project

Chamera Hydropower Project

India's NHPC Ltd. seeks bids to upgrade the supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) system of the 300-MW Chamera 2 hydroelectric project in India's Himachal Pradesh State. Bids are due August 27.

Chamera 2 is one of three projects near Chamera Dam on the Ravi River. NHPC took bids in February for shunt reactors at 540-MW Chamera 1. It last year commissioned the last of three turbine-generators at 231-MW Chamera 3.

The hydro developer now seeks bids to upgrade the micro-SCADA system at the Chamera 2 power station. Tender documents may be obtained until August 26 and bids submitted via the tendering Internet site A link to the site also is available on NHPC's Internet site under "e-Procurement." Bids are due by 2 p.m. August 27.

For information, contact V.K. Choudhary, Chief Engineer (C)-III, Contract (E&M) Division, NHPC Office Complex, Sector 33, Faridabad, Haryana 121003 India; Tel/Fax: (91) 129-2250427; E-mail:

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