Roundup: Paraguay hydro, Peru solar, Venezuela call

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Draft bidding documents are almost ready to build Paraguay's Ypané hydroelectric project.

The lower house made the announcement following an energy, mines and hydrocarbons committee hearing in which industrialists' association UIP, among other stakeholders, participated. The complex would be near the town of Belén in Concepción department.

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Peru's energy and mining investment regulator Osinergmin received offers to provide photovoltaic systems for offgrid rural and isolated zones. Bids will remain sealed until awarding, which is scheduled for next month, according to a notary document from the watchdog.


Venezuelan state power company Corpoelec pushed back to November 4 the deadline to submit bids to provide engineering services for the country's largest hydroelectric plant, Simón Bolívar, also known as Guri.

Last week, Corpoelec announced Dongfang Electric Machinery won a contract to modernize the complex.

BNamericas will host its 11th Southern Cone Energy Summit in Lima, Peru, on November 12-13. Click here to download the agenda.