Advances in $500 million Electrical Works

In Panama, five companies were prequalified in the tender process to design, build and manage the fourth electric transmission line.

Monday, September 3, 2018

From a statement issued by Etesa:

Panama, September 3, 2018. Five proponents prequalified in the first phase of the process to select a contractor who will design, build and manage the Fourth Electric Transmission Line project, by complying with the necessary technical, legal and financial requirements, in the process carried out by Empresa de Transmisión Eléctrica, S.A. (ETESA) with the objective that whoever builds the project has the capabilities that the largest Central American project in its category deserves. 

The fourth electric transmission line will cost around 500 million dollars, will operate at 500 kilovolts (current lines operate at 115 and 230 kilovolts), will have a capacity of 1280MVA / 1500MW and comprises a length of 317 kilometers in length and seventy meters width of servitude, in a route through the Caribbean that goes from Bocas del Toro to the province of Panama.

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