Published Date
December 13th, 2023
Response Deadline
December 20th, 2023
Notice Type
Sources Sought
Solicitation No.





Set Aside

Total Small Business Set-Aside (FAR 19.5) (SBA)


Sources Sought Notice: INTERIOR, DEPARTMENT OF THE, BUREAU OF RECLAMATION, is seeking a new Trailer Mounted 175KVA Generator Brand Name or Equal. This generator is intended for use by the Bureau of Reclamation for information and planning purposes. The generator should meet specific salient characteristics outlined in the Specifications, including a 175KVA rating, various voltage options, PMG excitation, and a lockable control box with diagnostic window. The generator should also include a standard fuel tank of 300 gallons or more, an extreme cold weather package, and a trailer with specific features such as tandem axle, surge brakes, and safety equipment. The anticipated delivery date for this generator is October 01, 2024. Interested companies are requested to provide a Capability Statement to Contracting Specialist Chris Zook at czook@usbr.gov by December 20, 2024, at 10:00 AM Mountain Standard Time (MST).


Sources Sought Notice This is a Sources Sought Notice for a tentative requirement for a new (NOT refurbished or used) Trailer Mounted 175KVA Generator Brand Name or Equal, as further defined in the Specifications below. As part of the Bureau of Reclamation¿s information and planning purposes, the draft Specifications describe only the current contemplated possible salient characteristics and may vary in the final Specifications included in any Request for Quotation (RFQ). The anticipated delivery is within 180 days from date of award, or sooner, as supply chains provide availability. A Request for Quotation using NAICS 335312 Power, Distribution and Specialty Transformer Manufacturing. This Sources Sought is only for the purpose of identifying potential sources as part of the Bureau of Reclamation¿s market research. A Request for Quotation does not currently exist. The Bureau of Reclamation is not required to use SAM.gov for any resulting RFQ. Responses to this Sources Sought are not quotes to which the Bureau of Reclamation can issue any awards. This Sources Sought Notice is issued for information and planning purposes only and does not constitute a Request for Quotation (RFQ). The Government does not intend to award a purchase order/contract based only on responses to this Sources Sought. All information received in response to this Sources Sought marked ¿Proprietary¿ will be protected and handled accordingly. Interested parties are responsible for adequately marking proprietary or competition sensitive information contained in their response. Responses to this Sources Sought will not be returned. Responders are solely responsible for all expenses associated with responding to this Sources Sought. The Bureau of Reclamation will not pay for information received in response to this Sources Sought. There is no commitment by the Government to issue a Request for Quotation, make an award, or to be responsible for any monies expended by industry responses to this Sources Sought. The Bureau of Reclamation is requesting interested companies to provide a Capability Statement, which should include their company¿s socio-economic status, inclusive of Total Small Business, if applicable. Capability Statements are to be emailed directly to Contracting Specialist Chris Zook at czook@usbr.gov. The close for acceptance of Capability Statements or interest is December 20, 2024, at 10:00 AM Mountain Standard Time (MST) ¿ SALIENT CHARACTERISTICS 1. Specifications: Generator equivalent or better than Generac MDG175DF4 ¿ 175KVA Rating, 60Hz ¿ Engine a. Block Heater b. CCV Heater c. Fuel Filter Heater d. Oil Pan Heater e. Coolant: 60 Ethylene Glycol/40 Water f. Variable Speed Cooling Fan g. Diesel ¿ position Voltage selector switch a. 277/480VAC Three Phase b. 120/208VAC Three Phase c. 120/240VAC Three Phase d. 120/240VAC Single Phase ¿ Excitation: PMG ¿ Lockable control box with diagnostic window ¿ Remote start/stop contacts ¿ Power Distribution a. Buck Transformer b. Connection Lugs c. Convenience Receptacles d. Quick¿connect plugs equivalent or better than Cam¿locks USA (color coded 5 plugs 480V coloring) ¿ Standard Fuel Tank (300 Gallons or more) ¿ Extreme Cold Weather Package ¿ Battery a. At least 5 Amp Battery Charger b. Battery Heater ¿ Trailer a. Tandem Axle b. Surge Brakes c. Trailer Adapter, Flat 4 to Round 7 d. Rear Stabilizer Jacks e. Fire Extinguisher f. DOT approved lighting g. Safety chains h. At least 5,000 lb tongue jack 2. Required Performance Specifications a. Deliver the generator to the Bureau of Reclamation, Wyoming Area Office, 205 Chamberlain Road, Mills WY, 82644. b. Delivery will be conducted during business hours, Monday through Friday 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM. c. Anticipated delivery date will be October 01, 2024.

Contact Information

PrimaryZook, Chris
(719) 589-1804
(719) 589-5379

Opportunity Lifecycle

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