Peru power watch

Bnamericas Published: Monday, October 22, 2018
Peru power watch

Peru's Alto Piura multipurpose hydro project Peihap reported that Consorcio Obrainsa-Astaldi has filed 11 arbitration claims after Peihap did not accept extension requests to complete the first component (water supply).

Peihap, which last month ordered the economic intervention of the works, said that an arbitration tribunal must resolve the claims before a decision can be taken on how to proceed with the first component .

Authorities highlight two alternatives, the first of which entails inviting the three companies that participated in the tender to see whether they would complete the remaining work. If more than one company expresses interest, a tender would then have to take place; if not, an international public tender would be launched next year.


Investment promotion agency ProInversión extended to February 15 the deadline to pay the US$2,000 participation fee and submit qualification documents for the 30-year concession to overhaul the 500kV Carabayllo-Chimbote-Trujillo line and Trujillo substation.


Energía del Pacífico (EDP) reported closure of the transaction with Nautilus Inkia Holdings, whereby EDP transferred its shares in Kallpa Generación and Samay I to the latter.


And the energy and mines ministry said that operations at the Las Malvinas gas plant have returned to normal following the supply "emergency" declared on Thursday.

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