KenGen opens bids for Olkaria geothermal power plants upgrade

first_img• Supply and installation of steam turbine rotors complete with blades and nozzles for both Olkaria 1 additional units 4 & 5, KenGen encourages consultants are to associate themselves with other firms to ensure that the required know-how and experience are available to them. The project to be carried out under a civil, electrical and mechanical EPC contract entails: AFD and Eskom commit to a competitive electricity sector Finance and Policy UNDP China, CCIEE launch report to facilitate low-carbon development BRICS • Supply and install all associated electrical systems and controls for both Olkaria IV and Olkaria IAU upgraded turbines, All costs for a site visit, obtaining information/data and preparation/submission of the prequalification document, meetings, negotiations, related to the prequalification or the subsequent proposal shall be borne by the consultants. Deadline for receipt of the prequalification document is Thursday, 19 November 2020 at 12:00 hours, EAT. The duration of the project is estimated to be forty-eight (48) months. 4. Transfer of knowledge to client’s personnel. b) Upgrade the steam path for the existing turbines in Olkaria IV and Olkaria IAU so as to be able to admit steam at higher inlet pressure (equivalent to the steamfield operating pressure) in order to increase power output Risk analysis and mitigation,Preparation of documents for the procurement of the OEM to: RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Preparation of the employers requirements for the Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) procurement and the OEM service contract for the scope of works described below: TAGSgeothermalKenGen Previous articleBNEF report looks at global energy system evolution through 2050Next articleWinners of AFSIA Solar Awards announced Babalwa BunganeBabalwa Bungane is the content producer for ESI Africa – Clarion Events Africa. Babalwa has been writing for the publication for over five years. She also contributes to sister publications; Smart Energy International and Power Engineering International. Babalwa is a social media enthusiast. The Kenya Electricity Generating Company (KenGen) has applied for financing from the KfW Bankengruppe (KfW) and intends to undertake upgrading of Olkaria IV and Olkaria IAU 140MW geothermal power plants in order to increase the power output and improve steam efficiency. • Upgrading the existing Olkaria IV units 1 & 2 steam turbines steam path to be able to admit steam at a higher inlet pressure in order to increase the power output from the current 75MW gross to 85MW gross turbine/generator, Services shall be provided by a consultant firm or an association of consultant firms. The consultant should have demonstrated experience with similar projects. The consultant team should be composed of experts with skills and qualifications that satisfy the requirements of the above scope of work. Access the more tender Deadline for receipt of the prequalification document is Thursday, 19 November 2020 at 12:00 hours, EAT. • Upgrading the existing Olkaria I additional units 4 & 5 steam turbines steam path to be able to admit steam at a higher inlet pressure in order to increase the power output from the current 75MW gross to 85MW gross turbine/generator, • Supply and installation of steam turbine rotors complete with blades and nozzles for both Olkaria IV units 1 & 2, The bidders’ request for clarifications shall be received latest 14-days before the end of the submission deadline. The services of the consultant of this tender include the following activities: a) Design, supply and deliver two new turbines (one for Olkaria IAU and another for Olkaria IV) each capable of admitting steam at the respective steamfield operating pressure Image credit: Stock Generation • All the associated civil and structural works to be undertaken for the upgrading and installation. Low carbon, solar future could increase jobs in the future – SAPVIA All requests for clarification by the bidders shall be sent to: [email protected]; [email protected] and [email protected] 3. Evaluation of technical and financial proposal provided by the OEM for the project activities. Carry out supervision of construction works and contract management for the project activitieslast_img

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