E19-027 - Vegetation Management Program

Request for Expressions of Interest

Emera Newfoundland & Labrador (Emera NL) is operating a 500 MW +/- 200kV HVDC transmission project (the Maritime Link) between the island of Newfoundland (NL) and Nova Scotia (NS). This project includes two 170 kilometer subsea cables and approximately 400 kilometers of overhead transmission ine.

Emera NL is currently seeking Expressions of Interest (EOI) from companies with extensive experience in vegetation management of transmission lines and associated sites.

The Vegetation Management Program is a multi-year service agreement to control vegetation growth of non-compatible tree/brush species on the Maritime Link transmission line corridors and sites in Newfoundland and Nova Scotia.

The services required include, but are not limited to:
• Herbicide Treatment on approximately 1000 Ha over a two year period.
• Localized manual cutting, piling and removal of danger/non-compatible trees/brush species.

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 Emera NL by 3 p.m. NDT on Friday, 29th March 2019.

Emera NL is committed to the occupational health and safety of people; and conducting business in a manner that is respectful of the environment; as well as ensuring Gender Equity and Diversity opportunities are optimized.

To request a copy of the EOI questionnaire please visit www.emeranl.com or email a request to emera.com