Panama Prepares Energy Tender

The Energy Secretariat has recommended that Etesa conduct a short-term tender to contract power and energy, to start supply in 2018.

Thursday, July 13, 2017

In a resolution published by the Energy Secretariat, Etesa it was recommended that tender documents be drawn up to tender the contracting of power and / or energy to cover the contracting obligations for electricity distribution companies.
The resolution states that "... The receipt of tenders must be made no later than October 31, 2017, that the maximum duration of the supply contracts must be 4 years, and that consortia will be encouraged to submit offers that combine different sources and technologies." 
See resolution published in the official newspaper La Gaceta (in spanish).

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