Honduras Tenders Measurement of Electricity Consumption

In two weeks the National Electricity Company (ENEE) will announce the conditions for the award of a contract for electricity measurement.

Tuesday, July 24, 2012

Authorities at the ENEE have said they are working with members of the Inter-American Development Bank on the conditions of the tender.

When asked about the objectives to be fulfilled by the winning bidder, Emil Hawit, manager of the ENEE, "said they will aim ‘to be select on the basis of efficiency’, in other words, results."

For his part, former president of the employer, Amilcar Bulnes, urged them to launch the tender, "The conditions are to be launched as soon as possible if any extension (of the current contract) is to be minimal", reported LaPrensa.Hn

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Honduras Could Buy Electricity from Guatemala

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Lack of contribution to the system by the company Westport will make contracting electricity services indispensible in order to meet the demand for the rest of 2012 and the end of next year.

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The Special Prosecutor's Office against Corruption in Honduras has denounced delays in tender announcements; such delays are then used to justify direct purchases, arguing urgency.

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The Instituto Costarricense de Electricidad (ICE) has put out to tender the purchase of single-phase meters for the residential sector.

The specifications for the tender are as follows:


Single phase electronic meter electricity in KWH., FM2S, CL200, 240V, 60 Hz,accuracy class 0.2 or 0.5.

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