The Inter-American Development Bank (IADB) invites expressions of interest from consultants to plan a renewable energy program for Nicaragua that includes hydropower. Responses are due October 15.
IADB, the Central American Bank for Economic Integration, and other lenders approved US$381 million in financing for the National Sustainable Electrification and Renewable Energy Program, which includes rehabilitation of the 50-MW Centroamerica and 50-MW Santa Barbara hydroelectric projects and development of other renewable energy projects including hydropower.
IADB now invites consultants to submit expressions of interest in developing a diagnosis, strategy, and strategic plan for electrification of remote areas of Nicaragua that are not served by the national transmission grid.
Expressions of interest are to be submitted by 2 p.m. U.S. Eastern time October 15 via the Internet e-Sourcing system at https://enet.iadb.org/bidderweb/signon.aspx. For information, contact the address below.
Environmental studies sought for Nicaragua transmission
IADB also invites expressions of interest by October 14 from consultants to perform environmental impact studies for proposed substations and 268 kilometers of transmission lines in Nicaragua as part of the National Sustainable Electrification and Renewable Energy Program.
Expressions of interest are to be submitted by 2 p.m. U.S. Eastern time October 14 via the Internet e-Sourcing system at https://enet.iadb.org/bidderweb/signon.aspx.
For information on both solicitations, contact Inter-American Development Bank, ENE, Support to the Sustainable Electrification and Renewable Energy Program, Attn.: Jose Ramon Gomez, 1300 New York Ave., N.W., Washington, DC 20577 USA; (1) 202-623-1886; Fax: (1) 202-623-1579; E-mail: [email protected]; Internet: www.iadb.org.
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