NamPower has shortlisted 15 companies for the construction and engineering work of the 800 Megawatt Kudu Gas Project.
In a statement released this afternoon, NamPower board of directors confirmed approving the shortlist of fifteen (15) international companies and consortia to participate in the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) tender for the design, supply, manufacture, delivery, erection, test and commissioning of the 800 MW Combined Cycle Gas Turbine (CCGT) Kudu Power Station to be built near Oranjemund in the south-western part of the country.
NamPower also encouraged local sub-contractors and providers of various goods and services to contact the pre-qualified EPC contractors directly to market their services and products.
The list is however is dominated by Asian companies.
Pre-qualification bid for the EPC closed on 17 June 2013 and NamPower received forty-five (45) bids for the Pre-Qualification tender.
The following fifteen companies/consortia complied with the qualification criteria and advanced to the full EPC tender:
1. GS Engineering & Construction (Korea)
2. IBERDROLA Engineering & Construction (Spain/South Africa)
3. POSCO Engineering & Construction Co. Ltd (Korea)
4. Hyundai Engineering & Construction Co. Ltd (HDEC) (Korea)
5. Cobra Instalaciones y Servicios International (Spain)
6. Sumitomo Corporation & Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (Japan)
7. Technicas Reunidas SA (Spain)
8. Ansaldo Energia S.P.A (Italy)
9. Siemens AG (Germany)
10. General Electric Company (GE) (USA)
11. Alstom (Switzerland) Ltd (Switzerland)
12. Shanghai Electric Group Co. Ltd (China)
13. Daewoo Engineering & Construction Co. Ltd (Korea)
14. SNC-Lavalin & General Electric (Canada/South Africa)
15. Shaw Power International Inc. (UAE)