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Bosnia’s Tuzla TPP tender in home stretch, set for Hitachi, Chinese bids

Bosnia’s Tuzla TPP tender in home stretch, set for Hitachi, Chinese bids

SARAJEVO (Bosnia and Herzegovina), November 22 (SeeNews) – Bosnian power utility Elektroprivreda BiH (EPBiH) said it has started preparing the documents for the final stage of a tender to select a partner to build a 450 megawatt unit at the Tuzla thermal power plant (TPP).

Based on negotiations with the shortlisted candidates - Japan’s Hitachi and a Chinese consortium of Gezhouba Group and Guandong Electric Power Design Institute - EPBiH has begun preparing the tender documents for the third stage, during which the best binding offer will be chosen, it said in a statement on its website on Thursday.

The construction of the TPP's seventh unit is estimated to cost 1.6 billion marka ($1.1 billion/818 million euro).

(1 euro=1.95583 Bosnian marka)

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