3 x 30MW Solar PV Project Tenders Coming up in Mozambique end of July

  • Government will by the end of next month (July) launch a tender to find strategic partners interested in developing solar power generation projects in Lichinga, Niassa, and Manje, in Tete province.
  • The Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Energy Regulatory Authority (ARENE), Paulo da Graça, said that that the launch of the tender was part of the Renewable Energy Auctions Programme.
  • Da Graça said that the each of these solar power plants will have the capacity to generate 30MW.

Two meetings required for the realisation of the project are scheduled for June 29th: the public presentation of the environmental pre-feasibility study, and the definition of the scope and terms of reference and consultation of all parties interested and affected by the project.

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Launched in September, 2020, as part of the promotion of increased electricity generation capacity in the country, Mozambique’s Renewable Energy Auction Programme (PROLER) was developed by the Ministry of Mineral Resources and Energy with the support of the European Union.

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By launching auctions under a public tender regime, the Mozambican government hopes to confer transparency and competitiveness on the renewable energy sector, thereby attracting the best possible national and international investors.

Author: Bryan Groenendaal

Source: Agencia de Informacao de Mocambique (AIM)

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