Nampower issues tender and procurement for CSP

1) Techno-economic Consultant to assist NamPower with the feasibility of CSP plants in NamPower. The funding for the Techno-economic Consultant will be financed by Sustainability 4All thought the EIB. The Procurement notice has been published on the EIB website and NamPower website. http://www.nampower.com.na/Tenders.aspx

Short description of procurement notice:

NamPower, the national power utility of Namibia, has embarked on feasibility studies with the aim to develop a CSP plant with storage in Namibia. The feasibility studies will continue on the basis of previous pre-feasibility studies. The scope of services for the Techno-economic Advisor consists of a full and comprehensive Feasibility and Implementation Study, including a technology scoping report, economic analysis of existing technical options and input to EIA scoping (Phase I), and a detailed feasibility study (Phase II) containing the development of the chosen technical solution, technical studies and support to the procurement for specific studies, input to detailed EIA, elaboration of a risk analysis and a procurement plan, and development of a costs estimate and assessment of the project bankability.

2) Study of the Macroeconomic Impact of a Concentrated Solar Power Plant for Namibia. The tender documents have been published on the NamPower website:

http://www.nampower.com.na/Tenders.aspx

Short description of tender:

NamPower, the national power utility of Namibia, has embarked on feasibility studies with the aim to develop a CSP plant with storage in Namibia. As part of these feasibility studies, NamPower requires that a macroeconomic study be performed to qualify and quantify the impact and effect of implementing a CSP plant with storage in Namibia. The scope of services includes the review and analysis of:

• Macro-economic impact

• Micro-economic impact

• Funding

• Environmental impact

• Security of supply