Coal-fired plants will cost US$1.945 billion
SD. The Dominican Corporation of State-owned Electricity Enterprises (CDEEE) officially announced yesterday the awarding of the contract for the construction of two coal-fired generation plants, each to produce 384.9 MW. The winners were the consortium made up of the Norberto Odebrecht, S.A. construction company, Tecnimont, S.p. A, and Ingeneria Estrella S.R.L.
The installations will have a cost of US$1.945 billion.
Moreover, the institution reported that they will invest another US$95 million for the construction of the wharf that will be used by the ships hauling coal and other products going to the province of Peravia.
A press release signed by Ruben Jimenez Bichara, the executive vice-president of the CDEEE, and chairman of the Tender Committee, indicated that according to the results of the evaluation carried out by the teams appointed to that task and the advisors that were contracted, the offer of the winning consortium scored 97.19/100.
The process began on 13 May 2013 with the call to the International Public Tender published in the press, both national and international, to attract the participation of companies from all over the world.
The convocation caught the attention of several dozen companies worldwide, of which some 15 presented their credentials. After a detailed evaluation, the Tender Committee pre-qualified six participants and in the final stage just four took part.
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