Dominican Republic to build two coal-fired power plants

A Norberto Odebrecht-Tecnimont consortium has won the contract to build two 385 MW coal-fired power stations in the Dominican Republic.

The consortium, which also comprises Enginiera Estrella, was the sole bidder to qualify in the first bidding round to construct the two thermoelectric plants..

The power stations will jointly add more than 600 MW to the Caribbean nation’s electric energy system.

BNamericas said that the Dominican Republic’s state power holding company CDEEE only showed interest in the offer presented by Norberto Odebrecht-Tecnimont.

Other bids from China Gezhouba Group, Posco Engineering & Construction and SEPCOIII Electric Power Construction-Shanghai Electric Group-Dynamics Solutions were rejected in the first bidding round.

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