Ten Chinese firms after NamPower’s $1bn solar bid

By Kaipaherue Kandjii

TEN Chinese firms are among 22 contractors tendering to construct the Rosh Pinah 70MW photovoltaics (PV) solar-powered station spearheaded by NamPower.

NamPower advertised the bid on its website, print media, and digital procurement before its closing date in August.

The firms are China Huadian Engineering Co. Ltd, China Jiangxi International Economic and Technical Cooperation Co. Ltd, China New Energy Development (Zhejiang) Co Ltd (China), China Nuclear Industry 23 Construction Co., a joint venture with a local firm Okaparwa Investments CC, a consortium involving Chinese firm, EMA (Enertrack Technology Company Ltd) and two Ghanian companies Meinergy Technology Ltd and Adzepa EPC Ltd.

The rest include a joint venture between Dongfeng Electric International Corporation (China) and Risen Energy (Hong  Kong), Elsewedy Electric for Transmission and Distribution (Egypt), Erindi Energy (Pty) Ltd, South Africa’s BNM Technology Group and Think Procurement SA, a joint venture involving Mindset Investment, CSG PV Tech Co Ltd (China) and Kellon Energy Performance Contracting Ltd (China), Notus Energy Invest (GmbH) (Germany), Siyanqoba Phambili Trading Enterprises CC (SA), a joint venture between Smart Gulf Solar Energy Systems LLC (United Arab Emirates) and China Energy Engineering Corporation and an Indian company Sterling and Wilson Renewable Energy.