Solar Power Plant Planned in Sirajganj, Aug 30,’16

North-West Power Generation Company Limited (NWPGCL) is going to set up a 7.6MW solar power plant in in dist. Sirajganj, Bangladesh. The company has already sent a development project proposal to the executive committee of the national economic council for approval. Power Point Korea has been selected as a contractor for the project. It has sought approval from the Planning Ministry for the proposed project. Soon after getting approval, it will start construction work on the plant. The Sirajganj plant will be set up on 23.75 acres of land that would cost US$16.02 million. The contractor will build the proposed power plant by June 2018.

Provision of Major Overhaul on 4 Engine at Cove Power Station.

Trinidad and Tobago Electricity Commission invites bid for the provision of major overhaul on 4 engine at Cove Power Station.

Promoter: Trinidad and Tobago Electricity Commission

Location: Tobago

Trinidad and Tobago Electricity Commission invites international competitive bid for the provision of 36,000 hour major overhaul on Three (3) Wartsila 18V50DF (Dual-Fuel) engine at Cove Power Station, and 40,000 hour overhaul on one (1) Wartsila VASA 16V32 diesel engine at Scarborough Power Station, Tobago. The last date for tender submission is July 28 2016.

Contact: Messrs. Zainool Mohammed, Frank Chatee, Sykes Ettinoffe or Dion Ewing. LP #846, Southern Main Road, King Village, California, Trinidad, West Indies

Tel: 1 (868) 639-2541 Ext. Nos. 5300, 5830, 5810 or 5840.

Email: tenderqueries[@]


Pakistani Government Allocates PKR42 billion for 5,400-MW Dasu Hydropower Project, July 01,’16

The government of Pakistan has allocated PKR42 billion earlier this week for construction of the 5,400-MW Dasu hydropower project. The money was allocated under the Public Sector Development Programme for the year 2016-2017. This facility, on the Indus River in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province, will be completed in two stages, with the first having a capacity of 2,160 MW and being completed in five years. The roller-compacted-concrete dam will be 242 meters (794 feet) tall and the underground powerhouse will contain six 36-MW turbine-generator units and be located about 3.5 km downstream.

Pakistan’s Water and Power Development Authority is building the project. WAPDA’s website indicates a 2,160-MW Stage I, meaning Stage II would be 3,340 MW. At its full capacity, Dasu is expected to produce 26,700 GWh of electricity annually.

Rs 410 Billion Reserved For Energy Projects in FY 2016-17, June 02,’16

The Federation in Pakistan has reserved Rs. 410 billion for energy projects in the financial year 2016-17. Meanwhile, the government has reserved Rs 60 billion for three Liquefied Natural Gas-fired plants, Rs 61 billion for Neelum Jhelum hydro-power project while Rs 42 billion for Dasu power project.

Furthermore, the government has set aside Rs 16 billion for Tarbela Fourth Extension Hydro Power Project while recommendation of spending Rs 22 billion on Chashma Nuclear Project III and IV has been tabled by authorities concerned. The Rs. 31 billion have reportedly, reserved for Water and Power division, Rs 32 billion for Diamer-Bhasha Dam, Rs 22 billion for Chashma coal project and Rs 2 billion for Gomal Zam Dam.

Three More LNG Coal Based Power Plants on Cards, May 09,’16

The Pakistan government has decided to construct three more coal and LNG-based power plants of 880 MW in collaboration with the private sector. The projects including two coal-fired plants of 330MW each in Thar would be set up through private investment at a cost of around $800 million. The Engro Powergen has started construction activities on the 660MW power projects.