Azerenergy announces tender within ADB project to improve power transmission in Azerbaijan
Azerbaijan, Baku, Apr.8 / Trend /
JSC Azerenergy (electricity production and distribution in Azerbaijan) has announced a tender Design, Engineering, Construction and Commissioning of 220 kV Hovsan - Shimal - Zabrat - Sanaye Qovshagi Transmission Enhancement Project (220 kV Shimal Transmission line) length of 98 kilometers, including underground cabling on Turnkey Basis. Tender is announced within the Power Transmission Enhancement Project of Azerenergy.
The operations will be held within the Asian Development Bank's loan.
The work mainly comprises of the following components: Construction of Zabrat Substation; Extension of Hovsan Substation; Extension of Sanaye Qovshagi Substation; 220 kV Transmission Line Shimal - Hovsan (26 km); . 220 kV Transmission Line Shimal - Zabrat (39 km); 220 kV Transmission Line Zabrat - Sanaye Qovshagi (33 km).
All the components must be linked up to the SCADA system.
Deadline for submitting bids - May 25, 2010.
In September 2008 Board of Directors of Asian Development Bank has approved a loan worth $160 million for rehabilitation and construction of double-220 kWt power lines. The project costs $220 million.
The project envisages construction of double-220 kWt power lines from Mingachevir hydropower plant to Absheron substation. Besides, this envisages uniting 220/110 kWt substation with 110 kWt power transmission line.
The project aims increasing the capacity of transmission system and reducing regional imbalances in economic growth through adequate and reliable energy supply, as well as the expansion of energy transmission opportunities and improving the quality and reliability of supply.
Credit was granted for 25 years with favourable period (libor +0,2).