Guatemala: 15 Companies Would Tender for Electric Transmission

Offers must be presented before September 29 in order to participate in the October 13th contest.

Thursday, August 6, 2009

On that day, economic offers will be opened, and the winning company will be the one presenting the lowest one, informed Carlos Colom Bickford, president of the National Electric Energy Commission, entity in charge of the process.

"Colom does not rule out possible modifications in these dates. Most companies bought the rules and criteria for the bidding process after June 10th, and some of them have requested an extension, in order to prepare better proposals", reported web site SigloXXI.com.

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Awards: Electricity Transmission Network

January 2015

In Guatemala an award of lots one and three has been made to Fersa and Transportista Eléctrica Centroamericana, respectively, for the works to expand the national grid.

The Ministry of Energy and Mines (MEM) has awarded four of the five lots which are included in the tender.

Guatemala: Five Bids for Electricity Transmission Network

January 2015

Transportista Eléctrica Centroamericana, Instituto Nacional de Electrificación, Eléctricas de Medellín Ingeniería y Servicios, Fersa, and Mecanismos de Energía Renovable submitted bids to expand 604 kms of the electrical transmission network.

Initially eight companies expressed interest in the tender comprising of five lots, but the Ministry of Energy and Mines only received five offers.

Authorities Open Bids for Guatemalan Electric Network

December 2009

From the three companies, the lowest-priced bid was submitted by EEB-EDM Proyecto Guatemala.

The contract will be awarded on January 22, 2010, after the proposals are evaluated by energy authority CNEE.

EEB-EDM Proyecto Guatemala "...would charge $32.349.900 per year for 15 years (a total $485 million) for transporting energy", reported Prensalibre.com.

Guatemala: Cesel S.A. Will Oversee Power Grid

September 2009

Peruvian company Cesel S.A. won the bidding process to oversee the construction of an electrical transmission network.

Meanwhile, the bidding process for choosing the builder is still underway. Interested companies have up to November 27 to present technical and economic proposals.

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