The publication by Elslavador.com adds, "The project was built in an area of 12.732 square meters in a land of 60 thousand square meters and, in addition to the engine room, there is another two-story building, home to workshops, control room and meeting rooms. It also contains a 1.000 m2 substation with power transformers, emergency power plants and other electric equipment."
For the tender of 310 MW, awards were granted to six generators in El Salvador, for a term of four years.
All of the proposals submitted were below the $186.39, price ceiling set by the Superintendency of Electricity and Telecommunications (Siget). According to the chief of the Siget, Luis Mendez, the total amount transacted is approximately $1 billion.
In El Salvador a tender is being launched for long-term contracts to supply power for 15 MW, for a period of 15 years, with generation from renewable sources.
A statement from the National Energy Council (CNE) reads:
Electricity distribution companies, together with the National Energy Council (CNE) and the Superintendency of Electricity and Telecommunications (SIGET) announced today the start of the bidding process for long-term contracts for power supply of 15 MW, for a period of 15 years, with generation from renewable sources.