Result of the Pre-qualified Bidder for the development of the second phase 40MW solar photovoltaic power plant project in Kampong Chhnang Province, CambodiaJuly 21, 2021
On 20 July 2021, Cambodia’s state-owned electricity utility EDC has announced selected 12 prequalified bidders for the country’s National Solar Park Project, phase 2. Unfortunately, the identities of the selected bidders are not publicly announced. The pre-qualification is about the bidders’ experience and their financial strength. It does not include a review of their technical proposal for this tender yet, that happens in the next stage.
For the development of the 100MW national solar park in Kampong Chhnang Province, the Kingdom of Cambodia, the ELECTRICITE DU CAMBODGE (“EDC”) has hosted their first international competitive bidding on Build-Own-Operate (BOO) basis which development is divided into 2 different phases – phase one the development of a 60MW solar power plant which has been completed and awarded to PRIME ROAD ALTERNATIVE (CAMBODIA) CO., LTD; and phase two the development of a 40MW solar power plant which is currently ongoing with the tender process.
On 17 February 2021, 14 bidders, half of which are Chinese investors or consortia, has submitted their bidding proposal for the second phase. On the same day, EDC has proceed with the first envelop opening as well.
For the next stage, all selected bidders will be invited by EDC for the second envelope opening which is the technical proposal. The second opening will be held at EDC on 27 July 2021.