Press Release

Paraguay: ANDE receives 11 bids for construction of 500 kV Yguazú-Valenzuela transmission line

Bnamericas Published: Friday, November 25, 2022

This Ande release was published using machine translation.

In the framework of the Valenzuela 500 kV Substation Construction and Interconnection Project, the opening of the 11 bids submitted by companies interested in the construction of the 500 kV line was held on Friday, November 25 of the current year double ternary Yguazú –Valenzuela, through the International Public Tender IDB -JICA N° 1684/2

The construction of the future 500 kV double ternary transmission line, which should be completed within 26 months, will connect in a stretch of 205 km, to the Yguazú Substation, located in the department of Alto Paraná, in the process of completion, with the Valenzuela Substation, in the department of Cordillera, in execution through the LPI ANDE FONPLATA N° 1561/2

The planned investment for the Yguazú-Valenzuela LT 500 kV construction work is estimated at USD 133,286,000, and will be financed through loans co-financed by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), ad referendum of its approval by law of the Nation.

The construction of the 500 kV double ternary line, contemplated in the ANDE Master Works Plan for the period 2021-2030, is considered strategic for strengthening the Paraguayan electricity sector, and will enable energy integration of the countries of the region.

The companies that submitted economic bids are as follows:

  1. CIE SA
  2. CONSORCIO YGUAZÚ (Surveying and Road Engineering SA- SE.MI. SA- José Cartellone Civil Constructions SA,)
  3. CIE- ELECNOR CONSORCY (CIE SA- Elecnor Do Brasil Ltda.)
  4. CONSORCIO RT (Technoedil SA Construction Company- Rovella Carranza SA)
  5. YGUAZÚ ENERGY CONSORCY (Teyma Abengoa SA – Benito Roggio and Sons SA- LT SA)
  6. CONSORCIO SC – LT 500 kV (South American Electrical, Mechanical and Public Works Company SA (SACEEM)- Concret Mix SA)
  7. TCC CONSORCIO (Cobra Facilities and Services SA- TOCSA SA- Cymi Do Brasil Projects and Services Ltda)

CONSORCIO YGUAZÚ 500 (Electrics of Medellín Engineering and Services SAS (EDEMSA)- Eight A SA)

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