A total of eight firms and consortia have qualified for a tender to develop a 200 MW thermal power plant in Cusco in Peru, according to an official statement.

Government investment promotion agency ProInversion said the qualifying companies include Edegel, Pacahuasi Energia, Contour Global Peru, Global Power Generation, Enersur and Luz del Sur, whilst a consortium called Consorcio Macabu II and another called Consorcio EnerCuzco are also taking part.

Investments have been estimated at $180m, with project construction lasting 30 months and the concession running for 20 years.