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Paraguay’s ANDE launches tender for 500 kV transmission project [free access]

November 15, 2019

Paraguay’s state-owned power company, Administración Nacional de Electricidad (ANDE), has launched tender for a 500 kV transmission project that will connect to the Itaipú hydro project to ensure power supply to the rural areas of the country.


The bids have been invited in two lots. Lot 1 includes construction of the 500 kV Yguazú substation and extension of the Kilometer (KM) 30 substation, with the investment value of USD88.56 million. Lot 2 includes construction of the 2x500 kV Margen Derecha Itaipú–Yguazú line, 2x200 kV Yguazú–KM 30 line, and 200 kV Yguazú–Coronel Oviedo line, with an investment value of USD50.84 million.


The bids are due on December 26, 2019.