Chile:The central grid operator CDEC-SIC launched a tender for three transmission projects requiring an estimated USD 192 million in investment.
The first project entails the installation of transformer banks at the Nueva Cardones, Nueva Maitencillo and Nueva Pan de Azúcar substations, and would require USD 72.5 million, according to the official bidding reference terms.
The second project comprises a 2x220kV transmission line and the third and final project, requiring USD 12.8 million in investment, is for the construction of the Nueva Lampa substation.
CDEC-SIC will accept economic and technical offers between January 6 and January 11, 2017.
Projects are scheduled to be awarded on March 14, 2017, with construction expected to start in April 2017.
Source: Business News Americas