Energy: 63 MW Awarded in Guatemala

Guatemala's National Electrification Institute was awarded the contract to supply 63 MW of power for the period from May 1, 2019 to April 30, 2020.

Monday, April 8, 2019

In a tender process convened by Empresa Eléctrica de Guatemala, S.A. (EEGSA), the Instituto Nacional de Electrificación (INDE) was awarded the contract for the energy supply, after this participant offered the lowest price.

You may be interested in "Energy: Millionaire Investments in Central America" reviews that "... The award was made to the INDE with the lowest bid. The event began with a price of US$8.81 per kW per month and the state entity was the one that offered the price with which EEGSA decided to award the purchase of power for one year. According to EEGSA, six companies participated in the event that will allow it to contract the power.

The article adds that "... In addition to INDE, Orazul Energy Guatemala y Cía., Alternativa de Energía Renovable, Hidroeléctrica Río Las Vacas, Agro Comercializadora del Polochic and Oxec II, S. A." participated in the event."

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