Tender for the El Cajon Hydroelectric Station is Unsuccessful

The National Electricity Company of Honduras announced that there will be another international tender for repairing leaks at the hydroelectric plant.

Friday, August 24, 2012

The contract to repair the leaks in the power plant "El Cajon", which favoured the company Rodio Swissboring Centroamérica, which bid $39.5 million, has been declared unsuccessful, said the manager of the National Electricity Company (ENEE), Roberto Cardona .

"We are asking for new bidding rules which are consistent with the financial reality of the institution because the ENEE is facing record financial deficit", said the official to Elheraldo.hn

Bids received included one from the company Astaldi S.P.A. for $27.9 million and from Rodio Swissboring Centroamérica for $39.4 million, the latter being the best qualified in the process.



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Honduras: Tender for Works on Hydroelectric Station Fails

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The second tender for repairing the cracks in the El Cajon hydroelectric station has been declared void because bidders lacked the required technical ability.

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New Tender for Works on Hydroelectric Dam

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The administration of the Francisco Morazán reservoir announced that next March a tender will be re-launched for a project to repair cracks in the El Cajon hydroelectric dam.

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In September, the regulator will start the bidding process to hire a company to undertake repairs and maintenance.

The cost of repairs according to information from the National Electricity Company (ENEE), is about $20 million.

Sub technical manager of ENEE, Leonardo Deras told Latribuna.hn that domestic and foreign experts have agreed on the urgency of initiating repairs and maintenance.

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