Maldives: Tender for Two Large Battery Energy Storage Systems

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  • The Maldives‘ Ministry of Environment, Climate Change and Technology has launched the pre-qualification phase of a tender for the Supply, Install, Commission, Operate & Transfer of Battery Energy Storage Systems (BESS) on Selected Islands. 
  •  The country requires two large-scale storage systems with a combined capacity of 40 MW/40 MWh.
  • Closing date for submissions is 26 August 2021.

BESS Project 1: capacity of 24 MW/24 MWh

BESS Project 2: capacity of 16 MW/16 MWh

Both projects will be developed under the umbrella of the World Bank’s Accelerating Renewable Energy Integration and Sustainable Energy (ARISE) initiative, which is aimed at helping Maldives accelerate its transition to renewable energy sources.

Link to PQ tender document HERE

Author: Bryan Groenendaal


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