Elektroprivreda Srbije intends using the proceeds of a loan from the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development for a project to rehabilitate seventeen small hydro power plants (SHPPs) in Serbia, with a combined capacity of 17,8 MW, together with the construction of nine new small hydro power plants on existing dams, with a combined capacity of 14,7 MW (the Project). The proposed project, which has a total estimated cost of EUR 53.5 million equivalent, will require the procurement of the following goods, works and services:
· Owner’s Engineering services, including design, procurement and supervision;
· Extensive civil works, including access roads, powerhouse, penstock, intakes and Channels, rehabilitation works of existing facilities;
· Supply of turbines and associated electromechanical equipment, gates, electrical protection and remote control systems.
Tendering for the above contract is expected to begin in the third quarter of 2011.