Top officials of the Ministry of Water and Power of Pakistan are going to award a multimillion dollar power project to American power company, GE Energy, without calling any tender.
The 320MW power plant containing gas turbines, originally designed and manufactured by GE in 1973-74 and 1994-95, had been donated to
Business Recorder reported that Abu Dhabi Water and Electricity Authority (ASWEA) awarded the dismantling contract of the power plant to Abu Dhabi Aircraft Technologies (ADAT) which would pack the product and transport it to
The dismantled Gas turbines would reach
Funds received through USAID would be used to finance the project. Meanwhile, GE has been asked to submit a bid proposal along with a bid bond amount to 2 percent of the bid value issued from any Pakistani bank valid till December 31, 2010. After the contract is finalized, the bid bond shall be returned. The government also asked GE Energy to submit a technical and financial proposal to re-erecting the power plant within July 25, 2010.