The power station is underground, and the contractor must dig an adit (7.5x7.2m), cable tunnel (4.0x4.0m), power station cavern (115x14x34m), transformer chamber (103x13.5x16m) and pressure tunnels (two tunnels with diameters of 3.5 m and 410 m in length) along with a tailrace tunnel (9x9m). Finally, the contractor must build and finish the concrete powerhouse and related structures.
Electric wiring, plumbing and ventilation equipment for the power station are not part of this tender, nor are the steel linings of the pressure shafts and concrete around them.
Project completion is by 1 November 2007.
Tender documentation will be handed over at the Landsvirkjun office, Purchasing Department, Háaleitisbraut 68, 103 Reykjavík, Iceland, starting on Monday, 24 February, for the non-refundable fee of ISK 20,000.00 per copy.
Tenders shall be submitted at the same place by 12:00 noon on Monday 19 May 2003.
On the same day at 2:00 pm they will be opened and read out in the Dispatch Centre of Landsvirkjun at Bústaðavegur 7, Reykjavík, in the presence of those tenderers who wish to come.