Azerbaijani Ministry of Economic Development Unseals Tender Bids for Selection of Consultant for Private Power Station Construction

Oil&Gas Materials 12 October 2007 11:57 (UTC +04:00)

Azerbaijan, Baku / corr Trend I.Khalilova / Three foreign companies submitted bids to the tender pannounced by the Azerbaijani Ministry of Econo0mic Development to select a consultant for development of tender specification over the project on construction of second 100 MW private power station, the station will be placed either in Ganja or Sumgayit, the Ministry said.

The tender bids were unsealed on 11 October. Three European consortiums participated in the tender:

Societe Generale; PB Power; omni; LeBoeuf, Lamb, Green & MacRae,

Latham & Watkins; Taylor-DeJongh Inc.; Jacobs Consultancy,

BNP Paribas; Allen & Overy; MGB; Mott MacDonald.

The Ministry said that a consortium to render consultative services will be elected at the end of next week or a within a week.

Consultants will develop technical, financial, juridical aspects of this project, as well as all the projects mentioned in the agreement will be discussed with potential investors

International Powers, Sumitomo, Honwer and AES are interested in the construction of the private electric station.

Tender proposals on the station's construction will be developed within 8 or 9 months, Alakparov said.

Интерес к непосредственному строительству частной электростанции проявляют International Powers, Sumitomo, Honwer, AES.

Three private electric stations are planning to construct in Azerbaijan with the capacity of 2,000 megawatt. The capacity of the first station will be 700 megawatt. The station will be constructed by the Korean Kepko company.