NEA seeks trashrack cleaner for Nepal’s 15-MW Gandak HEP


    Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) seeks bids for a trashrack cleaning machine for the 15-MW Gandak hydroelectric project in Nepal. Bids are due November 30.

    Work on Gandak is funded by an Asian Development Bank US$65 million loan to Nepal for an Energy Access and Efficiency Improvement Project. NEA took bids in January for equipment to modernize Gandak and the 69-MW Marsyangdi hydroelectric project as part of a program to upgrade hydropower, transmission, distribution, and other renewable energy in the mountain nation.

    The authority currently seeks design, fabrication, supply, and installation of a trashrack cleaning machine for Gandak, tender No. GPS-2066/067-1.

    Bid documents in English may be obtained from GM Office, Generation, Nepal Electricity Authority, Durbarmarg, Kathmandu, Nepal for 4,000 rupees (US$57) by bank voucher to GM Office, Generation, Current Account No. 610162 at Nepal Rastra Bank, Thapathali, or bank draft in favor of the project. The documents also are on the NEA Internet site,

    Bids are due by noon November 30. For information, contact Project Manager, Gandak Hydropower Station, Nepal Electricity Authority, Durbarmarg, Kathmandu, Nepal; (977) 1-4153070; Fax: (977) 1-4153172, or see the ADB Internet site at or the NEA site,

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