Emera Newfoundland & Labrador (ENL)
intends to build and own a 500 MW +/- 200kV HVDC transmission project
between the island of Newfoundland (NL) and Nova Scotia (NS), including
subsea cables and approximately 400 kilometres of overhead transmission
ENL is currently seeking Expressions of
Interests (EOI) from companies with extensive experience to conduct marine
habitat delineation and characterisation, as well as marine fauna and flora surveys
in preparation for the construction of the grounding site facilities for the
Maritime Link Project. The scope of services includes, but is not limited to
design and execution of a survey program, incorporating industry and regulator
accepted best practices and methodologies.
completion of a detailed marine ecological characterization of the project
grounding sites on the island of Newfoundland and in Nova Scotia.
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 ENL by 3 p.m. NDT
on Friday, February 14, 2014.
ENL is committed to respecting the
interprovincial agreement on benefits between NS and NL as well ensuring Gender
Equity & Diversity opportunities are optimized.