Within the framework of the European Union Program Ianda Guinea!, and the Ianda Guinea! Lus ku Iagu, implemented by ALER's Member, TESE – Associação para o Desenvolvimento, it was published a request for proposals to select eligible bidders for the execution of construction works for the photovoltaic (PV) solar power plant and the respective electrical grid in Bolama, Guinea-Bissau.
The tender includes two installations of off-grid solar photovoltaic systems, including storage batteries, with a minimum total installed system capacity of 1505 kW.
Launched in May and disseminated to ALER Members through the exclusive Opportunity Monitoring service, this tender was won by Telectrinf – an ALER Member, in consortium with a local partner.
Telectrinf – Telecomunicações e Electricidade, Lda is a 100% Angolan company that operates in the areas of Energy, Telecommunications, Airports, Air Conditioning Systems and grid supervision for industry and agriculture, and hydromechanical and electromechanical installations.
In November, the first stone was posted to represent the start of the construction work on what it will be the largest PV solar power plant in Guinea-Bissau.