E13-85 Transmission Line Structures and Grillage Supply - CONTRACT AWARDED

Emera Newfoundland & Labrador (ENL) intends to build and own a 500 MW +/- 200kV HVDC transmission project between the island of Newfoundland and Nova Scotia, including a 170 kilometre subsea cable and approximately 400 kilometres of overhead line.

ENL is currently seeking Expressions of Interests (EOI) from companies with extensive experience in design, testing, fabrication and the supply of Transmission Line Structures and Grillages. The scope of future services includes, but is not limited to the following:

Design, Testing, Fabrication and delivery to Site

  • Provide steel transmission line structures and grillages for
    • HVDC line in Newfoundland – from Bottom Brook to Cape Ray – guyed tangent structures, dead ends, angles (approx. 140 KM)
    • HVDC line in Nova Scotia – Point Aconi to Woodbine – self-supporting tangent structures, dead ends, angles (approx. 45 KM)
    • River crossing towers for the HVDC, 230 HVAC and grounding lines as required. There will also be a requirement for some double circuit towers.
  • Accessories for tower connections – including but not limited to: strain links, U-bolts, yoke plates, bolts.
  • Grillages, guy assemblies and anchors bolts
  • Design Calculations, Shop and Erection Drawings
  • Full-scale load testing will be performed with full reporting on selected tower types.

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 Tuesday, June 11, 2013.

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