Chinese and Indian firms confirmed for Mozambique grid project
India’s L&T and China’s Sinohydro have been awarded contracts worth a total of $56m for work on the Mozambique side of the Mozambique-Malawi interconnection project (MOMA)
India’s L&T and China’s Sinohydro have been awarded contracts worth a total of $56m for work on the Mozambique side of the Mozambique-Malawi interconnection project (MOMA).
L&T will work on the 142km 400kV transmission line, while Sinohydro will work to upgrade the Matambo substation. Germany’s Gopa Intec International will supervise the works.
The $127m project to connect the grids of Mozambique and Malawi has received a $41m grant from the World Bank, with IDA credit of $13m.
Energy & Utilities recently reported that France’s TotalEnergies had been appointed to develop a 30MW photovoltaic (PV) solar plant in Mozambique.
TotalEnergies was selected as the successful bidder for the Dondo PV independent power producer (IPP) project following a competitive tendering process, with bidders having submitted proposals in December 2021.
The 30MW project is part of Mozambique’s Renewable Energy Auction Programme (Proler), implemented by state owned Electricidade de Mocambique (EDM) and procured on a competitive tender basis by the Energy Regulatory Authority (ARENE) of Mozambique.
Synergy Consulting was financial adviser (FA) to Total for the project.
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