El Salvador: New Date for 350 MW

The Superintendency of Electricity has postponed until April 18, 2012 the date for receiving bids for the long term supply of 350MW.

Wednesday, December 14, 2011

The distributor DelSur, organizer of the process, requested the extension from the refulator on Nov. 28. The request for extra time comes from four companies participating in the process, AES Fonseca Energía y EMC El Salvador, known as the Honduran Terra Group.

An article in Laprensagrafica.com reports that, "An agreement by the Management of Electricity and the Legal Unit, both SIGET offices, sets the new schedule.

'As for the extension request for the delivery of financial bids submitted by DelSur SA de CV, the Management of Electricity recommended additional time be granted to allow all participants to perform a comprehensive analysis of the tender requirements’, reads the agreement."

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