Panama: 40 Companies Interested in Electricity Tender

An award will be given for the construction of the third transmission line Veladero-Llano -Sánchez-Chorrera Panama of 230 kilowatts, and the Associated Substations.

Thursday, June 13, 2013

The companies who attended the clarification meeting of the tender sought to extend the deadline for the receipt of bids, set for next July 1.

"Among the participants were Techint, Ingelmec, Alubar Energy, Scotia Bank, Sadeven, IFE-Inproin Consortium, Guiehr / GE, Suclavalin Panama, Don Fang Electric and Inabasa, Odebrecht, among others," noted an article in Laestrella.com.pa.



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Panama: Third Transmission Line Bids Opened

October 2013

With a price tag of $234 million, Odebrecht obtained the highest score in the tender for the design and construction of a third power transmission line.

From a press release by the Empresa de Transmisión Eléctrica S.A (ETESA):

Empresa de Transmisión Eléctrica S.A. (ETESA) this morning presented the results of the total scores for the technical and economic evaluations of bids submitted by Consorcio Interconexión Panamá and Constructora Norberto Odebrecht for the design, supply, construction and financing of a third transmission line Veladero - Llano Sanchez - La Chorrera - Panama, in 230kV and adaptation to the associated substations. Meeting the deadlines set out in the Public Procurement Act 22, the company with the highest score in the bid was Constructora Norberto Obredecht.

Progress in Transmission Line Tender

July 2013

Thirteen companies have toured the Etesa power substations as part of the bidding process for the design, supply, construction and financing of the third transmission line of 230 kilowatts.

According to Argelis Echazabal, Project Manager at Empresa de Transmisión Eléctrica S.A.