El Salvador: Tender For 350 MW

The new tender for the generation and supply of 350 MW has so far involved three companies, one of which is new to the market.

Friday, January 25, 2013

Elsalvador.com reports that "DelSur’s CEO, Roberto Gonzalez, confirmed yesterday that three companies are interested in participating in the new tender for the project to generate 350 megawatts (MW) of energy and have already bought the documents. Both of these had participated in the previous bidding process (which was voided) and only one of them is a new company. "

In March the company EMCE El Salvador was the only company to submit a bid in the tender, with a price of $148.58 per megawatt (MW) hour, but the Superintendent of Electricity and Communications (SIGET) had set a price cap of $136,61 MW hours.



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El Salvador : More than $900 million for Natural Gas Plant

November 2013

The consortium Quantum-GLU would be the winner of a long-term contract to supply 335 MW generated from a power plant that would be built by the company.

A statement from the National Energy Board reads:

The electricity distribution company DELSUR has made public the financial bids offered by two companies who submitted documents for the tender for 355 megawatts (MW) of power and associated energy, namely: Asocio Quantum-GLU and AES Fonseca Energía, who on October 1 submitted the information required to participate in the tender for the supply of power for 20 years.

Possible Extension of Energy Tender in El Salvador

March 2013

The Superintendency of Electricity and Telecommunications is evaluating ​​extending the deadline until July so as to receive more offers in the tender for the generation of 350 MW in the country.

Elsalvador.com reports that "seven companies of international capital collected the requirements to participate in the tender process for power generation, which is divided into two blocks of 250 and 100 MW based on the requirements of the distribution network operating in the country. "

Renewed Tender for 350 MW in El Salvador

October 2012

The Salvadoran electricity distributor will relaunch the tender that was unsuccessful in March, having only received a single bid which was above the established reference price.

In March the company EMCE El Salvador was the only bidder to submit a proposal in the tender, with a price of $148.58 per megawatt (MW) hour, but the Superintendent of Electricity and Communications (SIGET) had set the price cap at $136.61 MW per hour.

Next Energy Procurement in El Salvador

April 2012

The tender for the purchase of 350MW for 15 years has to be repeated after having been declared void on the first occasion, and for the fourth time there will be a competition for the provision of 70MW for 5 years.

The Superintendency of Electricity and Telecommunications (SIGET) must provide new tender condition documents, dealing with the main obstacle in previous contests, limiting bids to suppliers of electricity generated by renewable resources, exclusively gas or coal.

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