Qairokkum Hydropower Rehabilitation Project

Procurement ref:




Business sector:

Power and energy

Project number:


Funding source:

EBRD loan proceeds and PPCR loan and grant

Contract type:

Project goods, works and services

Notice type:

General Procurement notices

Issue date:

24 Jul 2015

Closing date:

24 Jul 2016   at  23:59   Tajikistan



The Open Joint Stock Company Barqi Tojik (BT) is a 100% state-owned vertically integrated power utility responsible for generation, transmission and distribution of electricity in Tajikistan. BT intends using the proceeds of a loan from the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development [the Bank] to rehabilitate the hydro-mechanical and electro-mechanical equipment of the existing Qairokkum hydro power plant under present and future climatic conditions and increase the existing installed capacity from 126MW to 174MW by installing turbines with greater rated capacity. The Project will also raise the safety level of the power plant, the dam and the reservoir and strengthen the resilience of the plant against adverse effects of climate change.  The Project will be implemented in two phases with the total investment amount of about EUR 157 Million. The EBRD loan in the first phase is expected to be in the range of USD 50 Million. This project is co-financed with Pilot Program for Climate Resilience (PPCR) of the Climate Investment Funds (CIF) which will provide a grant of USD 11 million and concessional loan of USD 10 million.


The proposed project will require the procurement of the following goods, works and services:


  • Power House and Concrete Dam Rehabilitation
  • Supply and Installation of Hydraulic Steel Components, Turbines and Electromechanical Equipment
  • Consulting Services to support BT’s Project Implementation Unit (PIU) – Selection Procedure at its final stage
  • Design Services Consultant to produce Basic Engineering Design for the Plant – Selection Procedure at its final stage
  • Consultant for Capacity building to manage Climate Change Risks – Selection Procedure completed


Tendering for the works contracts is expected to commence in 2nd quarter of 2016.


Contracts to be financed with the proceeds of a loan from the Bank will be subject to the Bank's Procurement Policies and Rules and will be open to firms from any country. The proceeds of the Bank's loan will not be used for the purpose of any payment to persons or entities, of for any import of goods, if such payment or import is prohibited by a decision of the United Nations Security Council taken under Chapter VII of the Charter of the United Nations or under a law of official regulation of the Purchaser's country.


Interested suppliers, contractors and consultants should contact:


Mr. Saidov Saidmumin

Executive Director of  PRG “Energy Loss Reduction Project”

OSHC Barqi Tojik

64, I.Somoni Street, Room 302,

Dushanbe 734026, Republic of Tajikistan


Fax:  (+992-37) 235-87-64