Latin America

Brazil seeks consultant for hydro data bank

Brazil’s Ministerio de Minas e Energia (MME) seeks expressions of interest by July 3 from consultants to help update information for its Hydroelectrical Inventory Manual of Hydrographic Basins.

With a US$12.1 million loan from the World Bank, MME seeks consultant services over four years to revise and enlarge electronic worksheets that are part of the inventory manual. The purpose of the updated information request is to form a data bank under the World Bank-supported Energy Sector Technical Assistance Project (ESTAL).

Prospective bidders may obtain documents, annexes, and additional information from the MME Internet site,

Expressions of interest, in Portuguese or English, must be accompanied by documents listed in Annex II of the bidding documents. They are due by 6 p.m. July 3 to the address below.

For information, contact Secretaria Ejecutiva, Projeto ESTAL, Esplanada dos Ministerios, Bloco U, Sala 726, 70065-900 Brasilia, DF, Brazil; (55) 61-33195521; Fax: (55) 61-33195086; E-mail: [email protected]; Internet: