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Karuma HEP 600 MW,Uganda

Brief Scope of Works : Consultancy services for Detailed Feasibility studies, ESIA Studies, Designs and Preparation of Tender Documents and construction supervision for Karuma HE project.

Name of Client : Ministry of Energy & Mineral Development(Government of Uganda)

Location of Project : Uganda

Duration Of Contract : Sep 2009 – on going

About the Project :

The scheme as proposed by EIPL consists of a Concrete Gravity Dam of maximum height of 20.0 m and length of 311.53 m at the Top, with the Overflow length of 140.0 m, consisting of 14 surface bays. The dam comprises of 8 Non-overflow blocks and one bay for fish ladder and one bay for under sluices. The Diversion arrangement of the Kyoga Nile for construction of Concrete Dam has been planned in two stages. In first stage the diversion flood of 2500 cumecs would be diverted through a open channel of base width 10 m and partially through the natural river channel on the right flank, while the left bank comprises of part of the concrete dam and Power intake will be segregated by a coffer dam of 15.0 m height. The remaining portion of the concrete dam will be built after barricading right bank with a cofferdam of the same height as that of the first stage, and the diversion flood will be diverted through 8 numbers of completed spillway gates and the right bank diversion channel.For the purpose of power generation, water is to be conveyed through six numbers of concrete lined pressure shafts of 7.70 m diameter and length varying from 328.59 m to 379.18m. These pressure shafts would feed 6 vertical Francis turbines of 100 MW capacity installed within an underground powerhouse located on the Left bank of Kyoga Nile. A surge chamber of 20m width, 200m length and 29.0m height with 3 numbers of 12.0 m dia surge tunnels each being 2000m long will take care of water hammer effect during operation of the power plant. The Tail water from the Power house will be carried through 6 individual tunnels of 7.70m diameter and 276.81m length up to the surge chamber. From the surge chamber the tail water will be conveyed through two numbers of 12.50m horse shoe shaped tunnels of 8.3 km length up to the open tailrace channel portal.

Services Provided by EIPL :

The following activities have been successfully completed by Energy Infratech :

Preparation of Engineering report

Following Studies were undertaken for preparation of Detailed Project Engineering Report :

  • Topographical Survey of the project area covering all major project structures and their components, reservoir, infrastructure facilities, quarry & borrow area, river etc.
  • All geological surface and sub-surface survey and investigations including drilling, drifting, etc.
  • All geological, geophysical, photo-geological studies and their interpretation including procurement, supply and interpretation of photogeological / satellite/GIS maps.
  • Construction materials survey and testing for estimation of quantities and engineering quality of various materials.
  • All Hydrological, Flood, Sedimentation and Power Potential studies considering mandatory environmental release and Fixation of optimum Project parameters based on various alternatives.
  • Design and drawing of various structures and equipment based on various alternative studies, including proposal for the best alternative.
  • Planning and design for various approach road.
  • Planning and study for requirement and availability of construction power.
  • Cost estimation for the project and financial analyses.

Preparation of Environment & Social Impact Assessment(ESIA) including Environment Management Plan and Resettlement Action Plan.

Following were undertaken for preparing EIA / EMP report :

  • Preparation of Terms of Reference (ToR) for conducting ESIA studies.
  • Environmental Baseline Data Collection for air, water, noise and ecological for three seasons.
  • Providing assistance in Conducting Public Hearing.

Tender Design, Bid & Award

  • Preparation of Detailed Tender documents including Tender Drawings, Technical Specification, BoQ, evaluation criteria for selection of contractors for Civil, Hydro-Mechanical, Electro mechanical Packages, and General & Special conditions of the Contract.
  • Assistance to the Client in bidding process including conducting pre-Bid meetings, providing clarifications to bidders during pre-bid meetings.
  • Techno-commercial evaluation of Bids received and carrying out pre-award negotiations on behalf of client with the best evaluated bidder.
  • Preparation of Contract Agreement and assisting client in signing the same.

Construction supervision & Project Management

  • Review & Approve of procedures and method statements for execution of works.
  • Review of basic and detailed engineering designs and drawings submitted by the EPC Contractor.
  • Check and approve the contractors' work, temporary installations and equipment.
  • Supervision of the various project components construction, assembly, erection, installation, green-testing, pre-commissioning and commissioning tests/works.
  • Supervise the performance of all tests required to ensure the good quality of all materials used in construction, in particular soils, rocks, aggregates, cement, etc. and analyse test results to ensure good-quality construction.
  • Carry out appraisal and approval of factory inspections, factory acceptance tests, and witness factory acceptance tests of all plant and equipment supplied under the project to ensure conformity with the specifications.
  • Issue payment certificates to contractors.
  • Give the necessary technical and commercial instructions to the contractor and assist the Owner in dealing with contractual claims with the Contractor and in the settlement of disputes which may arise between Owner and the Contractor.
  • Throughout the implementation of the project monitor and update the project schedule and advise the Contractor on the necessary interventions to maintain the time schedule.
  • Preparation of commissioning protocols.
  • Provide cost control.
  • Ensuring compliance to the Environmental Management Plan (EMP) by closely monitoring the environmental aspects.
Isimba HEP 183 MW,Uganda

183 MW Isimba Hydro Electric Project & Associated Transmissio Lines / Substations

Brief Scope of Works : Consultancy services for construction supervision of the Isimba (183 MW) Hydro Power Project and associated transmission lines / substations.

Name of Client : Ministry of Energy & Mineral Development (Government Of Uganda).

Location of Project : Uganda

Duration of Contract : May 2014 - Aug 2017

About the Projects :

The Isimba Project is located in southern Uganda, in the hilly area between Lake Victoria and Kyoga Lake. Some 50km downstream of the source of Victoria Nile river the so called Simba Falls are found. These falls give the name to the project; since the project is located about 4 km downstream of these falls. The closes town to the project location is Kayunga town that is 44km north from town Jinja.

As per the proposed layout of the project, outdoor switchyard is situated at the left bank of the river and is connected with the powerhouse with 4 overhead lines. The erection bay in the power house has been located west of the powerhouse and main access road is lead to this location.

Two Concrete gravity dams have been provided, the left concrete dam will present a reservoir retaining structure in front of the erection bay while the right concrete dam will provide storage for emergency gates and stop logs. The Powerhouse structure housing 4 x 45.8 MW Kaplan turbine is embedded in the left concrete dam. In the right river channel a rock fill dam type with central clay core has been provided.

Services Provided by EIPL :

The following activities have been successfully completed by Energy Infratech :

  • Construction supervision & Project Management
    • Review & Approve of procedures and method statements for execution of works.
    • Review of basic and detailed engineering designs and drawings submitted by the EPC Contractor.
    • Check and approve the contractors' work, temporary installations and equipment.
    • Supervision of the various project components construction, assembly, erection, installation, green-testing, pre-commissioning and commissioning tests/works.
    • Supervise the performance of all tests required to ensure the good quality of all materials used in construction, in particular soils, rocks, aggregates, cement, etc. and analyse test results to ensure good-quality construction.
    • Carry out appraisal and approval of factory inspections, factory acceptance tests, and witness factory acceptance tests of all plant and equipment supplied under the project to ensure conformity with the specifications.
    • Issue payment certificates to contractors.
    • Give the necessary technical and commercial instructions to the contractor and assist the Owner in dealing with contractual claims with the Contractor and in the settlement of disputes which may arise between Owner and the Contractor.
    • Throughout the implementation of the project monitor and update the project schedule and advise the Contractor on the necessary interventions to maintain the time schedule. Preparation of commissioning protocols.
    • Provide cost control.
    • Ensuring compliance to the Environmental Management Plan (EMP) by closely monitoring the environmental aspects.
Mawphu Stage-II HEP 85 MW,India

Brief Scope of Works : Consultancy services for preparation of Detailed Project Report including all Geological, Geophysical, Topographical, Hydrological Survey and Investigations, Construction Material Survey and Testing, Compilation of data, Design, Drawing, Construction Planning. Cost Estimation and Financial Evaluation for Mawphu-II Hydro Electric Power Project.

Name of Client : Northern Eastern Electric Power Corporation Ltd.(NEEPCO), (A Govt. of India Enterprise)

Location of Project : Meghalaya, India

Duration Of Contract : Dec 2012 - June 2014

About the Project :

Mawphu Hydro Electric Project (85 MW) Stage-II proposed in the East Khasi Hills District of Meghalaya envisages utilization of the water of the River Umiew for power development on a run off river type development, harnessing a gross head of about 320 m. The dam site is proposed at Latitude 250 19’ 27” N and Longitude 910 38’ 08” E. The Project with proposed installed capacity of 85 MW (2 x 42.5 MW) would afford an annual energy generation of 362.53Gwh in a 90% dependable year with 95% plant availability. The Government of Meghalaya has signed Memorandum of Agreement with NEEPCO in April, 2012 for execution of the Project. Nearest villages to the dame site are Mawphu (on the left bank) and Thieddieng (on the right bank). The project site is approachable from Shillong by road via Shillong – Mawsynram State Highway. The nearest Rail head and Airport is located at Guwahati (100 km from Shillong).

Services Provided by EIPL :

EIPL provides following services for implementation of the project :

  • Preparation of Detailed Project Report / Engineering Report.
  • All Geological, Geophysical, Topographical, Hydrological Survey and Investigations.
  • Construction Material Survey and Testing
  • Compilation of data, Design, Drawings
  • Construction Planning
  • Cost Estimation and Financial Evaluation
Hale Rehabilitation 21 MW,Tanzania

Brief Scope of Works : Consultancy services for Hale Hydropower Plant Rehabilitation Project, Tanzania

Name of Client : Tanzania Electric Supply Company Limited (TANESCO)

Location of Project : Tanzania

Duration Of Contract : June 2015 – June 2020

About the Project :

The Government of Tanzania through TANESCO has decided to rehabilitate Hale hydropower plant in Tanga Region. Presently the power plant is suffering from general aging and wear and tear. One generator is completely down and the rest of the plant is in obsolete condition. The Government intends to have the station rehabilitated back to its full capacity of 21 MW.

The project shall be carried out in accordance the following documents :

  • Rehabilitation of Hale Hydropower Plant in Tanga Region, Tanzania, Final Project Document, 4 December 2007 (PD 2007)
  • Rehabilitation of Hale Hydropower Plant in Tanga Region, Tanzania, Final Feasibility Study Report, 7 December 2007 (FS 2007)
  • Rehabilitation of Hale Hydropower, UPDATE of Final Feasibility Study Report, 8 November 2010 (FS 2010 Update)

Services Provided by EIPL :

In association with SWECO, Sweden, EIPL has been appointed as Client’s Engineer by TANESCO for providing consultancy services for rehabilitation of Hale Hydropower Plant on Pangani River. The Contract Agreement has been signed by SWECO & EIPL.

EIPL’s scope of work includes :

  • Update the Existing feasibility report for Rehabilitation of Hale Hydropower Plant
  • Prepare Tender Documents and provide assistance in evaluation and selection of EPC contractors
  • All works related to civil structures of the project including all investigations, testings Review of Designs, Project Management, contract administration.
  • Supervision of rehabilitation/construction of civil structures, Construction as Client’s Engineer at site.
Patikari Power HEP(2 X 8 MW),India

Brief Scope of Works :Services of O&M supervision. .

Name of Client :Patikari Power Private limited

Location of Project :Mandi Dist, Himachal Pradesh

River :BakhliKhad, tributary of Beas River

Catchment area :216 km2

Diversion Weir :27 m long Ogee type diversion weir

Desilting chambers :2 no, 4.5 m width, 55 m long surface type

Head Race Tunnel :1.8 m wide, 2.1 m high, 3614m long, D-shaped

Surge Shaft :One number 6.0 m dia

Penstock :One number 1.3 m dia, 715m long

Power House :45m X 21.5 m, surface type

E&M Equipment :Two numbers, 2 Jet, Horizontal Pelton Turbines operating at the rated net head of 356.3m, coupled to Synchronous Generators, each delivering 8 MW plus 15% continuous overload at its terminals.

About the Project

All Project components were successfully completed well within the specified Time Schedule. First Generating Unit was commissioned on 18th January 2008 and the Project was accorded the Commercial Operation (COD) w.e.f.6th February 2008

Services Provided by EIPL :

Energy Infratech is providing services of O&M supervision

Lender's Engineer Assignments of Rongnichu HEP 96MW,India

    Brief Scope of Works : Lender Engineer consultancy services for 96 MW Rongnichu Hydro Electric Project.

    Name of Client :Power Finance Corporation (PFC)

    Location of Project :Sikkim

    About the Project :

    Madhya Bharat Power Corporation Ltd. (MBPCL), is implementing 96MW Rongnichu Hydro Power Project near Gangtok in East Sikkim as a run-of-the-river scheme. The project is close to State Highway NH31A. Power Finance Corporation Ltd. is the Lead financial Institution of the Company. During the year under review, civil works gained momentum at all construction fronts and the contracts for Hydro Mechanical Works were awarded. The Project has got successfully registered as a CDM Project with UNFCCC.

    Services Provided by EIPL :

    EIPL provides following consultancy services for execution of Lender’s Engineers projects :

    PHASE I : DUE DILIGENCE (Pre Financial Closure)

      1.Critical Review of Project System Design and Agreements to cover:
    • Conceptual Design.
    • Power Purchase Agreement and Power Sale Agreement.
    • Package / Sub package Contracts including non-EPC items for Engineering, Procurement, Construction, Start-up.
    • Adequacy of power evacuation arrangements, Bulk Power Transmission Agreement.
    • Infrastructure availability and adequacy.
    • Possible generation from hydrology data at 90%, 75% and 50% dependability.
    • Environmental issues, if any.
      2.Review and acceptance of disbursement schedule.

    PHASE II : IMPLEMENTATION

    PHASE III : POST COMMISSIONIN

Lender's Engineer Assignments of Rangit IV HEP 120 MW,India

    Brief Scope of Works : Lender Engineer consultancy services for 120 MW Rangit Stage-IV Hydro Electric Project.

    Name of Client :Power Finance Corporation (PFC)

    Location of Project :Sikkim

    About the Project :

    The Government of Sikkim as a part of national drive for the development of Hydro Potential of the country has awarded Rangit Stage-IV Hydro Electric Project to Jal Power Corporation Limited on 1st Nov. 2004. An agreement for setting up of Rangit Stage-IV Hydro Electric Project was signed with the Govt. of Sikkim on 9th December, 2005 on Build, Own, Operate and Transfer (BOOT) basis under joint sector with the State Government through Sikkim Power Development Corporation (SPDC). The project, a Run of the River (ROR) scheme, envisages installation of 3 nos. Francis Turbine driven Generating Units of 40 MW each at a rated head of 103.67m in a surface Power House.

    Services Provided by EIPL :

    EIPL provides following consultancy services for execution of Lender’s Engineers projects :

    PHASE I : DUE DILIGENCE (Pre Financial Closure)

      1.Critical Review of Project System Design and Agreements to cover:
    • Conceptual Design.
    • Power Purchase Agreement and Power Sale Agreement.
    • Package / Sub package Contracts including non-EPC items for Engineering, Procurement, Construction, Start-up.
    • Adequacy of power evacuation arrangements, Bulk Power Transmission Agreement.
    • Infrastructure availability and adequacy.
    • Possible generation from hydrology data at 90%, 75% and 50% dependability.
    • Environmental issues, if any.
      2.Review and acceptance of disbursement schedule.

    PHASE II : IMPLEMENTATION

    PHASE III : POST COMMISSIONIN

Lender's Engineer Assignments of Sapthdhara HPP 18MW,India

    Brief Scope of Works :EIPL provides following consultancy services for execution of Lender’s Engineers projects.

    Name of Client :Rural Electrification Corporation Ltd.

    Owner of Project: :Sri Avantika Power Projects Private Limited (SAPPPL)

    Location of Project :BAKULI, ODISHA

    About the Project :

    Sapthadhara SHE, Project (3 X 6 MW) located near Bakuli village in Koraput District, Odisha, is envisaged to utilize the flow of the Jamjhori Nala, for the generation of electrical power in a run-of-river hydropower development. An un-gated weir across the river where the bed EL is 432.00 having an overflow crest at EL 437.00 over an estimated flood of 1470 cumecs. The Project is typical Run of the river scheme and will utilize the water of Jamjhori Nala by constructing a un-gated trench weir across the nala where the bed EL is 432.00 having an overflow crest at EL 437.00 over an estimated flood of 1470 cumec. The FRL/ Max. WL is 437.00 / 439.50. The head available for the project is about 143 m and it is envisaged to convey design discharge of 16.85 cumec of water for the project through a power channel and a forebay tank. After which, the surface penstock of dia 2.5 m of about 610m in length will originate to further feed the three individual turbines by means of 3nos. bifurcated penstocks. The surface powerhouse will accommodate 3 nos. generating units of 6 MW each of Francis turbines with synchronous generators and auxiliaries. A transmission line 33 kV of 42 km long is proposed to evacuate the power to the grid up to the switchyard of GRIDCO/ OPTCL at Jayanagar.

    Services Provided by EIPL :

    Power Finance Corporation Ltd. (P.F.C.) has appointed M/s Energy Infratech Private Limited (EIPL) as Lender Engineers (LE) for providing consultancy services for financing of 18 MW SAPTHADHARA SHE.

    PHASE I : DUE DILIGENCE(Pre-Financial closure):

    Critical Review of Project System Design and agreements covering: Conceptual Design, Power Purchase agreement, Turnkey/ packages/Sub package contracts including non EPC items for engineering procurement, construction, start up, Hydrology and Power potential, Adequacy of Power evacuation arrangements, Infrastructure availability and adequacy, Environmental issues, if any, Review and acceptance of Disbursement schedule

    PHASE II : IMPLEMENTATION

    PHASE III : POST COMMISSIONIN

Lender's Engineer Assignments of Anakampoil SHEP 8MW,India

    Brief Scope of Works : Lender Engineer consultancy services for 8MW Anakampoil SHEP.

    Name of Client :Power Finance Corporation (PFC)

    Owner of Project: :Anakampoil Power Private Limited (APPL)

    Location of Project :Kerala

    About the Project :

    8MW Small Hydroelectric Project Scheme is located in Iruvanjipuzha of Chaliyar basin. Chaliyar basin has abundant potential for hydropower development due to the topography and availability of water. The steep falling course of river is suitable for developing small HE Schemes. The weir site is accessible from Kandappanchal town and lies in Nellipoyil Village of Tamarassery Taluk in Kozhikode District of Kerala state and about 55 km from Kozhikode City. The project area lies between the co-ordinates 11˚ 26' 30" N to 11˚ 26' 32" N latitude and 76˚ 03' 51" E to 76˚ 04' 26" E longitude. The access to the site from Kozhikode is via. Thiruvambady-Nellipoyil-Kandappanchal. The nearest township is Anakampoil. A new bridge has been constructed over Iruvanjipuzha river to cross from Anakampoil township to the right bank of the river . So the access to Project site is also available from Kozhikode via Thiruvambadi and Anakampoil.

    Services Provided by EIPL :

    Power Finance Corporation Ltd. (P.F.C.) has appointed M/s Energy Infratech Private Limited (EIPL) as Lender Engineers (LE) for providing consultancy services for financing of 8 MW Small Hydro Electric Project in Kozhikode District of Kerala vide their letter no. 1/10/APPL /LE/A7343001 dated 02/01/2017./p>

    PHASE I : DUE DILIGENCE(Pre-Financial closure):

    Critical Review of Project System Design and agreements covering: Conceptual Design, Power Purchase agreement, Turnkey/ packages/Sub package contracts including non EPC items for engineering procurement, construction, start up, Hydrology and Power potential, Adequacy of Power evacuation arrangements, Infrastructure availability and adequacy, Environmental issues, if any, Review and acceptance of Disbursement schedule

    PHASE II : IMPLEMENTATION

    PHASE III : POST COMMISSIONIN

Teesta IV (WBSEDCL),India

    Brief Scope of Works :Consultancy Services Regarding Analysis Of Data About Time And Cost Over Run Of Teesta Low Dam –IV HEP.

    Name of Client :West Bengal State Electricity Distribution Company Ltd (WBSEDCL)

    Location of Project :Project developed based in Darjeeling district of West Bengal on River Teesta

    About the Project :

    The Teesta Low Dam HEP Stage-IV is a 4x40 MW run-of-the-river project developed based in Darjeeling district of West Bengal on River Teesta. The project is developed by National Hydro Power Corporation (NHPC).The Project area is located at about 350 m upstream of Teesta Kalikhola confluence on NH-31A and 18.3 km downstream of Teesta Bridge near Teesta Bazar village in District Darjeeling. The NH 31A connects the state of Sikkim with the rest of the country via Siliguri. The nearest rail head is New Jalpaiguri and nearest airport is Bagdogra...

    Services Provided by EIPL :

    The detailed scope of works as per the LOA is as described below:

    i) Evaluation of the Capital cost of TLDP-IV HEP of NHPC to ascertain the reasonableness of capital cost of the Project.

    ii) To scrutinize the commissioning schedule of the TLDP-IV HEP of NHPC to examine time and cost overrun.

    iii) To analyse the terms of the approval of CEA and CCEA in relation to TLDP-IV HEP to verify if NHPC have complied relevant terms of the approval.

    iv) Detailed Project Report and Petition submitted by NHPC before CERC for determination of Tariff of TLDP-IV HEP is to be satisfied in detail.

    v) To analyse the report of the Designated Independent Agency (DIA)/ experts engage by NHPC for the projects for vetting of the capital cost for the purpose of determination of tariff in the light of Notification No.: L-1/50/2010-CERC dated:2/08/2010 of CERC and to examine whether the project cost has been vetted by DIA as per CERC guideline.

    vi) Detailed analysis of the original PERT CHART and revised as built PERT Chart to assess whether the effect of the delay in the project has been rightly reflected in the revised as built PERT CHART and whether delay in the non-critical activities have led to change in critical path.

    viii) To analyze whether the explanations for delay provided by NHPC in the petition is acceptable in view of the start and end dates of activities, overlapping period of various activities, delays in the start and finish of activities, stage of development of project, evidence of force majeure conditions provided and the nature of explanation provided.

    ix) To compare the dates of commissioning of different units of TLDP-IV HEP with the projected dates of commissioning considering reasonableness delay which were actually beyond the control of NHPC.

    x) Liaison with officials of different Departments Ministry of Govt. of India for obtaining required data related with TLDP-IV HEP and in matter of approval of Project cost of TLDP-IV HEP.

    xi) Visit of your experts to Kolkatta for discussions and attend review meetings with officials of WBSEDCL, as and when required, including visit at the Project site of TLDP-IV HEP.

    xii) Preparation of analytical reports on cost and time overrun vis-avis CEA approval in view of delayed completion of Hydel Power project at TLDP-IV HEP, NHPC within 3 months from the date of issue of order for incorporating the same in the written submission of WBSEDCL to be filed before CERC/APTEL (if WBSEDCL requires to file appeal).

    xiii)Subsequent Technical Support:

  • To attend conference with Legal Consultant to be engaged by WBSEDCL for TLDP-IV HEP in New Delhi/ Kolkata to brief them on technical aspects, as and when required.
  • Technical analysis of information/ data to be submitted by NHPC before CERC in the form of Rejoinder/Reply/Application for TLDP-IV HEP during the course of hearing.
  • To assist Legal Consultant engaged by WBSEDCL for TLDP-IV HEP during the course of the proceedings before CERC/APTEL (if WBSEDCL requires to file appeal).