An invitation for proposal has been released for Independent Engineer on the Ruzizi III hydropower project. The project is being developed by Ruzizi III Energy Limited on the boundary of Rwanda and DRC as a public-private partnership.
Companies are invited to submit proposals for the Independent Engineer, which will provide expert review if technical disputes arise among the Project Sponsors, Power Purchasers, and the Public partners. The Independent Engineer will also provide specific certifications required for the project during and after construction. This role is separate from Owner’s Engineer and lender’s advisors.
The intended installed capacity of the project is about 149MW, subject to final definition studies. The private sector project sponsors are Industrial Promotion Services of Kenya and SN Power of Norway. Public parties are the Governments of Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo, and Rwanda.
Information and the request for proposal document may be obtained from: Peter Rae; Ruzizi III Energy Limited, Sanlam Towers, Wing A, 4th Floor, KN 67 St 10, Kigali, Rwanda; Tel: +1 613 305 0733, E-mail: [email protected], with cc: [email protected]
Proposals are due by 20 July 2020.