The Government of the Republic of Vanuatu has applied for financing from the Asian Development Bank (ADB towards the cost of the Vanuatu Energy Access.

Part of this financing will be used for payments under the contract named above. No nationality restrictions apply. The Vanuatu Project Management Unit (VPMU), on behalf of the Ministry of Finance and Economic Management invites sealed bids for the Brenwe Hydropower Project.

The facilities include a run of river hydropower station, with a generation capacity of a 422kW, from twin impulse turbines. The main elements of the scheme are the intake weir, three phase transmission cable (to public road) and access roads to the intake, forebay and powerhouse. The hydropower station will be located on the Brenwei River, approximately 4.5km north of Brenwe village in Northwest Malekula. Interested bidders can download the full details of the tender documents and submit bids by 31st May 2019.

Invitation for bids can be downloaded below:

Contract No. and Title Link
VEAP - BHP 01/2019: Engineering, Procurement and Construction for the Brenwe Hydropower Plant Download
VEAP - BHP 01/2019: Engineering, Procurement and Construction for the Brenwe Hydropower Plant

Lot 1 – Engineering, Procurement and Construction for the Brenwe Hydropower Project Transmission Line and Malekula Grid Expansion.
Lot 2 – Engineering, Procurement and Construction for the Espiritu Santo Grid Expansion.
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