Tender for the provision of Services for Benban Solar in Egypt is set to be announced. The services will include; security, technical and administrative services.
Head of a company operating in solar energy field said that various companies have been invited to give apply for the tenders in the next few days.
Investors agreed that Mohamed El-Sobky, chairman of the New and Renewable Energy Authority (NREA), will sign the final agreement with the contracted companies, to guarantee their commitment.
The investors will pay in advance to avoid burdening the NREA with any financial commitment.
He said the investors will present the conditions and regulations for the tender to 18 international and local companies.
The companies are Hill International, Injaz, El Motaheda, Global Project Services, CH2M, G4S, SGS, Cofely GDF Suez, AKTOR, Bcube, Benchmark, Contrack FM, Misr Contraco, Egypro, Gridtech, Falcon, Morton and Sabbour, and Compass Egypt.
These companies are expected to present their offers by mid-February, in accordance with the regulations of the tender, which include presenting the companies’ previous experience, as well as meeting the requirements determined by the funding institutions.
The seven-member committee representing Benban’s 39 investors will study and examine the technical and financial offers submitted by the companies. Subsequently, a list of appropriate proposals will be sent to the NREA, which will take over the final contractual procedures with these companies.
The first steps of the project include the arrival of steel units, structures and cables, installation of adapters, electrical work and network connection.
Egypt is struggling to ensure that it produces enough electricity to boost its growing economy.
Thus, Egyptian government have rolled out many power projects that will see the company sustain itself in terms of power production.