Seg Ingenieria proposes two PV projects in Uruguay - report
Aug 6, 2013 - Uruguayan consultancy Seg Ingenieria, in association with German EAB New Energy, has proposed two photovoltaic (PV) plants of 50 MW and 16 MW as part of Uruguay's tender for solar energy, local daily El Pais said.
The two plants will be built in the Salto department with an investment of nearly USD 80 million (EUR 60.3m). The larger plant will be connected to the Salto Grande substation, while the other one will be incorporated in the network of the Salto city.
The companies are currently conducting technical and terrain studies.
Additionally, the state has received an offer for another 50 MW plant in Salto from Uruguayan Ventus and Spanish Fotowatio Renewable Ventures (FRV), while Solco Uruguay proposed smaller projects of combined 50 MW in different parts of the country.
The bidders are expected to start building the plants in 2014.
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