E13-114 Marine Ecological Characterization of Grounding Sites - EOI CLOSED

Emera Newfoundland & Labrador (ENL) intends to build and own a 500 MW +/- 200kV HVDC transmission project between the island of Newfoundland (NL) and Nova Scotia (NS), including two170 kilometre subsea cables and approximately 400 kilometres of overhead transmission line.

ENL is currently seeking Expressions of Interests (EOI) from companies with extensive experience to conduct marine habitat delineation and characterisation, as well as marine fauna and flora surveys in preparation for the construction of the grounding site facilities for the Maritime Link Project. The scope of services includes, but is not limited to

  • the design and execution of a survey program, incorporating industry and regulator accepted best practices and methodologies.
  • the completion of a detailed marine ecological characterization of the project grounding sites on the island of Newfoundland and in Nova Scotia.

The intent of this activity is to identify companies interested in participating in this procurement process and to ensure the Request for Proposal reflects applicable input from potential service providers. Companies interested in participating in this procurement process are required to complete and submit the EOI questionnaire to ENL by 3 p.m. NDT on Friday, February 14, 2014.

ENL is committed to respecting the interprovincial agreement on benefits between NS and NL as well ensuring Gender Equity & Diversity opportunities are optimized.