Brazil seeks legal framework for renewables, including hydro

The Brazil government seeks expressions of interest from consultants to analyze the legal framework required for alternative renewable energy sources including small hydropower. Responses are due November 5.

The United Nations Development Program (UNDP) is carrying out the solicitation on behalf of the government as part of a technical assistance program on environmental sustainability.

Consultants are sought to provide services in the field of assessment and analysis of the legal framework related to alternative renewable energy sources including small hydro, wind, solar, and various types of biomass energy. Part of the analysis also would involve the environmental licensing process.

Terms of reference and additional information on the solicitation are available on the UNDP Internet site,, under Licitacoes e Contratos and Manifestacoes de Interesse.

Expressions of interest and qualifications must be delivered, in sealed envelope labeled �Expression of interest 26/2007 � Do not open before 5 November, 2007, nor later than 5 November, 2007,� by 6 p.m. November 5 to the address below.

For information see the Internet site listed above or contact United Nations Development Program, Procurement Unit, EQSW 103/104 � Lote 1, Bloco D, Setor Sudoeste, CEP 70670-350 Brasilia, DF, Brazil; (55) 61-30389010; E-mail:; Internet:


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