CFE awards Azufres III, Phase 2 project to TSK and Fuji Electric

Alexander Richter 10 Dec 2015

Mexico's Federal Electricity Commission (CFE) has awarded the contract for the construction of the 25 MW Los Azufres III, Phase II plant to TSK and Fuji Electric.

Reported last night, Mexico’s Federal Electricity Commission (CFE) has awarded the 327 CG project for Los Azufres III, Phase 2, to the company TSK Electrónica y Electricidad, an EPC contractor, which presented the best technical and financial offer.

In a statement, it said that the plant located in Michoacan will utilise a steam turbine with an installed capacity of 25 MW with an  average annual generation of 186.15 GWhs per year.

With the project CFE aims to meet the growing electricity demand in the region.

The project includes engineering, civil engineering, assembly and supply of main equipment and materials for the comprehensive construction of a geothermal power plant, whose estimated execution time is 30 months.  TSK, which will use technology Fuji turbines, was technically sound and had the highest total score by adding the points of the technical and economic evaluation, with 99.76 points out of 100 possible.

The CFE said that the proposal was a levelised price of 0.7504 pesos per kWh ($0.044/ kWh) and an investment of $51,285,000 ($51.3 million).

“This amount is below the amount budgeted by the CFE of $63,058,000. This equates to a saving of 18.67% or $11,773,000 of the original budget.

Source: Azteca Noticias