National utility Consejo Nacional de Electricidad (Conelec) has extended the deadline for bids to perform pre-feasibility studies of three hydroelectric projects totaling 96 MW. Bids now are due November 27.
Conelec invites proposals for pre-feasibility studies of:
o 40.4-MW Parambas, on Mira River, Imbabura Province, estimated to cost US$89.9 million;
o 36-MW Pilaton-Santa Ana, on Pilaton-Santa Ana River, Pichincha Province, US$49.4 million; and
o 19.7-MW Pamplona, on Intag River, Imbabura, US$42 million. (HNN 11/6/06)
Bids are due to the address below by 3 p.m. November 27. For information, contact Secretaria del Comite, Unidad Administrativa de la Institucion, Consejo Nacional de Electricidad, CONELEC, Avenida Naciones Unidas E7-71 y Avenida de los Shyris, Quito, Ecuador; (593) 2-2268747; Fax: (593) 2-2922901; Internet: www.conelec.gov.ec.