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Tender: Pailas II 55 MW extension in Costa Rica

Las Pailas plant, Costa Rica (source: Ormat)
Francisco Rojas Francisco Rojas 17 Feb 2015

The Instituto Costarricense de Electricidad (ICE) has made public an international tender for the design and construction of equipment for the Pailas II geothermal project. The deadline for submissions is the 30th April.

An international tender for the design teams needed for the Pailas II geothermal project has been announced the Instituto Costarricense de Electricidad (ICE). This project will be located in Guanacaste (Costa Rica) and its investment amounts to USD $319 million. The deadline for the submission of tenders is April 30th and must be accompanied by a security bid of USD $1.5 million. This project involves the expansion of the geothermal power plant Pailas I in order to provide an additional 55 MW to national grid of Costa Rica. It is estimated that the plant will become operational on the latter second half of 2018.

Source: Portal Minero