|07/05//2019 TENDER OPEN||Iraq’s Ministry of Electricity and the National Investment Commission (NIC) has invited bids for the construction of seven solar photovoltaic (PV) power projects.
This is a global tender, and the projects will be developed on build own operate (BOO) basis. The bid submission deadline is June 30, 2019.
Out of the seven proposed projects, three will be developed in the Muthana province of Iraq. These are:
Sawa-1 solar PV project with a capacity of 30 MW
Sawa- 2 solar PV project with a capacity of 50 MW
Khidhir solar PV project with a capacity of 50 MW
The Ministry of Electricity has also proposed Lskandariya solar PV project with a capacity of 225 MW to be located in Babil Province, Jissan solar PV project with a capacity of 50 MW to be located in Wassit Province, Karbala solar PV project with a capacity of 300 MW to be located in Karbala Province, and Al Diwania solar PV project with a capacity 50 MW to be located in Diwania province.
The Ministry of Electricity will provide the grid connectivity to the solar project developer under a transmission connection contract and lease out the land to solar PV project developer under a land lease contract. The ministry will also be the procurer of power generated from these solar projects.
The scope of work includes the design, financing, erection, engineering, supply, construction, testing, and commissioning of solar projects.