Solar Energy: Two bids in a 110 MW Tender

Total Eren Guatemala, S.A. and Corporación Klondike, S.A., presented their bids in Guatemala for the supply of electricity generated by photovoltaic solar systems, up to a maximum of 110 MW under the BOT modality.

Tuesday, August 6, 2019

On July 31, the National Institute of Electrification received bids for the public tender, which includes the installation of five solar power generators through the photovoltaic system for 110 megawatts.

María Gabriela Guzmán, representative of Total Eren Guatemala, S.A., explained to Prensalibre.com that "... the parent company of the company is Total Eren with headquarters in France. It's the first time they would install a project in the country."

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Luis Mario Maldonado, Scatec Solar's regional manager for Central America, indicated that "... it is the first project they are promoting in Guatemala through Corporación Klondike, S.A. He added that Scatec Solar's parent company is in Norway and that they have solar energy generators in Honduras, Brazil, Argentina, the Middle East and Asian countries."

According to the specifications, the supply of Electrical Energy Generated by Photovoltaic Solar System will be divided into five lines with different installed powers:

-Line 1: Installed power 30 MW, in the Department of Jutiapa, with delivery point at the "Progreso" substation.
-Line 2: Installed Power 20 MW located in the Department of Santa Rosa, with Delivery Point in the "Chiquimulilla" Substation.
-Line 3: Installed Power 30 MW in the Department of Jutiapa, with Delivery Point in the Substation "Pasaco".
-Line 4: Installed power of 20 MW, in the Department of Zacapa, with delivery point at the "Zacapa" substation.
-Line 5: Installed power of 10 MW, in the Department of El Progreso, with delivery point at "El Rancho" substation.

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