Guatemala: Cesel S.A. Will Oversee Power Grid

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

Friday, September 4, 2009

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

Journalist R. Bolaños wrote in "Public auction, as well as the opening of the offers of qualifying companies will be done on December 11th. ... The contract could be awarded on January 22, 2010".

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Expansion of Power Grid Will be Further Delayed

September 2017

For the third time the deadline to deliver the project to build 866 kilometers of lines under Energy Transportation System Expansion Plan in Guatemala has been postponed, this time until 2020.

The extension now granted by the Ministry of Energy and Mines is for three years and two months starting from September, when the work was due to start operating completely, under the responsibility of Transportadora de Energía de Centroamérica SA (Trecsa).

Guatemala: Works on Transmission Network Awarded

June 2017

The company Fersa S.A. has been awarded a contract for three of the five blocks in the tender to expand the electricity transmission network. reports that "...The total contained in the tender was 400 kilometers, of which three of the five blocks were awarded to Fersa. The first will cover the communities of Quiché and will interconnect with San Marcos."

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

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