Variable Frequency Drive Upgrade - Unit 1 Electrical Construction

Specification number: RH21-1829

Status: Awarded to Sturgeon Electric Company, Inc.

Start date: 02/24/21

End date: 03/10/21

Project Description:

Platte River Power Authority (Platte River) is seeking a contractor to perform installation and integration of new Variable Frequency Drives (VFDs) with the existing equipment at Platte River’s Rawhide Energy Station. This work will include re-routing the power feed to six existing 4160V motors, installing the new VFDs, demolition of obsolete field devices, installation of new field devices and required field wiring.

Pre-qualification Requirements:

Proposals will be considered only from those bidders who have submitted their qualifications prior to issuance of the bid specifications and documents, and have been approved on the basis of those qualifications. Two qualification forms must be submitted by each prospective bidder: (1) Bidder Prequalification Form; and (2) Contractors Safety Qualification Form.

Completed qualification forms must be received by Platte River not later than 11:00 a.m., local Mountain Time, Thursday, March 4, 2021 Wednesday, March 10, 2021.

NOTE: ALL requested information on the forms must be provided. Failure to submit the requested information will result in a denial of the Bidder's qualifications.

The Invitation to Bid document below identifies the schedule of submittal dates for the project.

Please contact for any questions.

Forms and specifications can be obtained through the following links:

Qualified bidders:

  • Intermountain Electric
  • Sturgeon Electric
  • Weifield Group