Nenskra Hydropower Project

Procurement ref:




Business sector:

Power and energy

Project number:


Funding source:

EBRD and Various MDBs

Contract type:

Project goods, works and services

Notice type:

Invitation for pre-qualification

Issue date:

07 Nov 2018

Closing date:

06 Dec 2018   at  18:00   Local time


Nenskra Hydropower Project

Engineering, Procurement and Construction

This Invitation for Prequalification follows the General Procurement Notice for this project which was published on the EBRD website, Project Procurement Notices ( on 1st November 2018.

The special purpose company JSC Nenskra Hydro majority-owned by Korea Water Resources Corporation (K-water), called hereafter the "Client" or "Employer", is under negotiation with Multilateral Development Banks (MDB) for obtaining financing on a non-recourse or limited basis towards the cost of Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC Contract) of Nenskra Hydropower Project, called hereafter the "Project", located in the north-western Svaneti region of Georgia.

The Client intends prequalifying firms and consortia to tender for the following contract, hereinafter referred to as “the Contract”, to be funded from part of the proceeds of the loan.

The Contract will include the detailed and construction design, procurement and construction of a 130m height rockfill dam with asphaltic face on Nenskra River, a 15km long concrete lined headrace tunnel, a 1.8km long steel penstock, an open-air powerhouse with an installed capacity of 280MW, a 9m height concrete weir on Nakra River, a 12.5km long concrete lined transfer tunnel from the weir to the dam reservoir, and all ancillary and related works.

The Contract is expected to be implemented from beginning of May 2019 to end of April 2024.

Prequalification and tendering for Contract to be financed with the proceeds of a loan from MDB is open to firms and joint ventures of firms from any country.

Interested eligible Applicants may contact the below persons to obtain a complete set of Prequalification documents in electronic format for free from:

Email: Mr. Youngtak Choi (

Email: Dr. Fadi Hachem (

All Prequalification documents must be received by the Employer in one sealed envelope bearing the mention “Prequalification for Nenskra Hydropower Project” not later than 6th December 2018, at 6:00 pm (Tbilisi time) at the following address at which time they will be opened privately in front of the Tender Evaluation Committee.

JSC Nenskra Hydro

6, Marjanishvili St.,

Green Building, floor 4-5,

0102, Tbilisi,


Telephone Number: +995 599 362 645