Honduras awards US$80mn power transmission works

Bnamericas Published: Tuesday, January 17, 2023
Honduras awards US$80mn power transmission works

Honduras’ state power company Enee has selected winners in the international bidding process to build and expand transmission infrastructure.

Three lots of works were offered, one to build 138kV substations Calpules and La Victoria; a second to construct the 230kV El Sitio substation, expand 138kV substations San Pedro Sula Sur, Santa Marta and Progreso, and build the 138kV San Pedro Sula Sur-Progreso line; and a third to expand 138kV substations Bermejo, Choloma, La Puerta, Circunvalación, Comayagua, Villanueva and Zamorano.

The companies that picked up contracts were Equipos Industriales (lot 1) and Elecnor (lots 2 and 3) for nearly a combined US$80mn, procurement information shows.

BNamericas previously reported that four groups had submitted offers for the IDB-financed, 24-month projects.


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