Construction procurement entails undertaking competitive tendering processes for major contracts, including equipment supply and installation, professional services and construction services.
Construction is typically the most challenging phase of hydropower project development. During this stage, Barkley Project Group assists the Project Developer by overseeing project planning, communications, and coordination, and in providing these key services:
- Project scheduling
- Liaison with government agencies, utilities, financiers and the Project Team
- Coordinating the timing and delivery of materials and services by equipment suppliers, installers, and construction contractors
- Coordination of engineering, environmental and other professionals
- Acting as the Project Developer’s on-site representative during construction
- Contract management
Barkley Project Group has managed all aspects of the procurement and construction of two 6 MW hydropower facilities.