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National Grid invites bids for £650m electrical substation framework

28 Nov 11 National Grid wants contractors to submit expressions of interest for places on a £650m electrical substation framework.

The framework is split into two lots:

  • Lot 1 - 132kV and below;
  • Lot 2 EPCM Framework - All voltages (400kV, 275kV, 132kV and below).

Contractors will be asked to demonstrate proven experience of: detailed design, construction design management, programme management, project management, site management as principal contractor, substation construction and refurbishment, civil engineering, procurement and supply chain management, programme integration with substation works, M&E installation, testing and commissioning of all associated equipment.

There will be three stages to the selection of contractors for the frameworks:

1. Interested parties are requested to submit an expression of interest.

2. Those companies that respond to the EOI will be invited to a pre-qualification stage, at which their capabilities will be examined.

3. Candidates short listed at the pre-qualification stage will be invited to tender for a place on the framework agreement.

The deadline for submission of expressions of interest is 22 December 2012.

Further information available on the official OJEU notice.

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