Tender for the implementation of project on projection, construction, commissioning and launch of a steam and gas unit at Shimal power plant with the capacity of 400MWW, four 220KW-electcity transmission lines and a 220/110 KW substation, could not collect and submit necessary documents within the tender period and it caused to transfer the date of closing the tender to the beginning of March, said Vice President of Azereneji state energy company of Azerbaijan, said Marlen Askerov, Trend reports with reference to the Press-Service of the company. The project should be implemented within 27 months.
Presently two companies have expressed their wish to participate in the tender of Azerenerji JSC on projection, construction, commissioning and launch of steam and gas unit at Shimal power plant.
One of them is Mitsui/Mitsubishi, which has realized the construction of the first steam and gas unit at this electric power station, and the second is the South Korean company Bumjin Corporation.
JBIC is issuing preferential credit in amount of 29.28bn yen for this purpose for a period of 40 years at annual rate of 0.75%. Shimal at the moment operates at 400MW steam & gas unit constructed by Mitsui/Mitsubishi alliance.