Serbian state-owned power utility EPS has launched a public tender for the procurement of services in business and production processes at its Djerdap hydropower complex worth some 32 million euros.
According to tender documentation, this includes services on overhauling hydropower facilities and revitalizing hydro generators of Djerdap HPPs, as well as services of the maintenance of auxiliary facilities.
The services of the maintenance of auxiliary facilities include the works of the maintenance of the pumping stations Jezero, Ribnjak, Grabovica and Ljubicevac, as well as the maintenance of the coastal areas of HPP Djerdap 1 and HPP Djerdap 2. The maintenance entails regular periodic control of the functional validity and the operations of the facility, devices and equipment including the state of the anti-corrosion protection of devices, water installation facilities and equipment, as well as jobs of remote control and other jobs.
The tender also includes services of fire protection and river traffic for the purposes of the HPP Djerdap complex, as well as services of physical-technical security of the facilities.
Bids can be submitted until 3 July.
Last week, Serbian Ministry of Environmental Protection has approved the environmental impact assessment (EIA) study of the project for the revitalization, modernization and the increase of output of generators hydropower plant Djerdap 2. After the reconstruction and the water inflow increase, the average annual electricity production is expected to increase by between 165.6 GWh and 171.8 GWh, which is an increase of 11.94 % compared to the existing state.
According to the approved study, EPS is obliged to commence the works within two years. The planned dynamic envisages that the revitalization of the first six generators will last 18 months per generator, with an overlap of three months, while the revitalization of the remaining four generators will last 15 months per generator, also with an overlap of three months.
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