Swedish agency seeks project preparation consulting

The Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA) seeks applications from consultants to carry out sustainable energy project preparation work, including hydropower projects. Responses are due October 23.

SIDA supports international energy sector development to assist in developing sustainable energy systems that enable poor people to improve their lives. Key elements are efficient infrastructure for generation, transmission, and distribution of electricity, energy efficiency, and development of new legislation and strategies to promote renewable energy and consideration of the environment.

SIDA seeks consultants under a framework agreement for short-term assignments, up to six person-months, especially of a preparatory nature. Areas include hydropower, energy sector planning, legal and institutional frameworks, rural electrification, renewable energy sources, district heating, and demand-side management.

Documents may be obtained from the address below. Applications, in English, are due to the address below by October 23.

For information, contact SIDA, Styrelsen for int. utv.samarbete, EVU/JUR, S-105 25 Stockholm, Sweden; (46) 8-6985000; Fax: (46) 8-208864; E-mail: lina.roine@sida.se; Internet: www.sida.se.

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