Panama , Costa Rica , El Salvador and Dominican Republic

Caribbean, Central America power procurement watch

Bnamericas Published: Tuesday, November 22, 2022
Caribbean, Central America power procurement watch

The Dominican Republic’s State power transmission company Eted launched bidding to build a 138kV gas-insulated substation in the Villa Consuelo district of capital Santo Domingo.

Offers for the 348mn-peso (US$6.4mn), 21-month contract are due by January 18, according to procurement information.

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El Salvador’s state power company CEL issued a call to overhaul the floodgates of the spillway at the 173MW Cerrón Grande hydro plant (pictured).

The operator highlights that the floodgates are rusted and that the seals and fastening elements need replacement.

The deadline to submit proposals for the 730-day contract is January 31, bidding terms show.


Costa Rica’s state power company ICE is seeking consultants to evaluate the integrity of the dam and spillway of the 306MW Reventazón hydro, the country’s largest power generation plant.

“Since its entry into operation in 2015, the spillway of the Reventazón hydroelectric plant has shown abnormal behavior with respect to the behavior expected in the design,” according to procurement information. Bids are due by November 28.


Panama’s public services regulator Asep published minimum and maximum price values for state power transmission company Etesa’s call to supply firm capacity and energy in the short and medium term.

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