Eletrobras signed a contract for construction of new thermal power plant gas in Coari

The total contract value is higher than R $ 470 million for the period 12,5 years; the plant will be built within up to one year, generating local jobs and tax revenues.
18/11/2017 17h20 - Updated 20/11/2017 17h22
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Eletrobras Amazonas Distribution signed the contract with the Amazon Energy Consortium, Guascor formed by companies from Brazil Ltda and Dresser-Rand Brazil Ltda, the winning bidding process, last Friday (17), for the construction of a new thermal power plant (OUT) Gas in the city of Coari, distant 363 kilometers from Manaus. The total contract value is $ 470.779.910,00 for or period 12,5 years.

The goal is the acquisition of electricity and power associated, to supply the market the Distributor, for the construction of gas UTE, to be fully automated, with the installation of four new feeders to meet the load demand of the UTE, with capacity 40,16 MW, benefiting about 83 inhabitants of the municipality. The TPP will be built within up to one year, generating local jobs and tax revenues.

no day 19 of May, the National Electric Energy Agency (ANEEL), through the Special Licensing Committee, held at its headquarters in Brasilia, the public session of the second stage of the Generation Auction No. 02/2016, for receipt and opening of the financial proposals of bidders registered. The savings generated with the tendered contract is the discount of 43,4%, reflecting approximately R $ 360,6 millions. In 22 of September, the regulator approved the auction result.

The Amazonas Energia consortium that will build the new plant is an Independent Power Producer (PIE). The legal provision for hiring a PIE is in Decree 2.003/1996 in Art. 2Incidentally I º, which states that the IEP is a legal person or company working in a consortium to receive a concession or authorization to produce electricity for trade of all or part of the energy produced.

The granting of the PIE grant follows the General Procurement Law and the Law No. 8.987/1995, as determined in the Art. 6The same Decree No.. Decree 2003/1995 in Art. 23, Incidentally I, reports that the PIE can sell the power and / or energy concessionaire or permit holder of public service electricity. Later, in the year of 2009, with the enactment of Law 12.111/2009 the cost of energy contracting coming from independent producers would be reimbursed via the Fuel Consumption Account subsidy (CCC).

According to the Director of Distributed Generation, José Francisco Albuquerque da Rocha, signing the contract with the companies that are part of the consortium represents a major step for the development of Coari.

"TPP will be built with high-tech generating units, composed of gas and steam turbines, generators, recovery boiler, fuel oil storage tanks, control panels and protection and maneuver panels. The plant will be built in accordance with the technical standards and requirements of environmental agencies, as receiving station and unloading fuel, oily waste tanks, pumping system, Cooling water, fire fighting and rainwater drainage system. The supply of electricity in Coari will improve significantly and the population will realize this improvement ", highlighted.

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