Lender seeks watershed management aid for 144-MW Kali Gandaki A hydro project

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    The World Bank invites expressions of interest to provide technical assistance to rehabilitation of Nepal’s 144-MW Kali Gandaki A hydroelectric project in the form of watershed management investment prioritization. Responses are due October 8.

    Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) requested expressions of interest September 25 to perform environmental and social mitigation and monitoring of works for rehabilitation of Kali Gandaki A on the Kali Gandaki River in western Nepal. It took bids in January to supply a trashrack cleaning machine for Kali Gandaki A, also called Kaligandaki A. It also took bids previously for turbine parts and a powerhouse auxiliary system.

    The World Bank now seeks firms to provide technical assistance in watershed management investment prioritization aimed at reducing sediments flow into the hydropower project.

    Expressions of interest in English are due October 8, electronically via the World Bank’s eConsultant2 Internet site,https://wbgeconsult2.worldbank.org/wbgec/index.html. A solicitation notice is available on the website under Business Opportunities, Solicitation No. 1200256.

    Source : HydroWorld