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Public power tender process to supply distribution companies 2017/01
January 24, 2017

Regarding the public tender process for the supply of energy and capacity to distribution companies that will take place this year (“2017/01 Tender Process”), please consider the following:

On December 30, 2016, the National Energy Commission (CNE) began the process of creating the Registry of Interested Institutions and Users for the submittal of technical observations to the Preliminary Tender Process Report.

Every tender process of this kind starts with a Preliminary Tender Process Report.

In order to be part of the registry, interested parties must submit the relevant application, background information and declarations mentioned in Annex I of Exempt Resolution N° 942 before February 10, 2017. Click here

Additionally, on December 12, 2016, CNE approved the text of the Preliminary Terms and Conditions of the 2017/01 Tender Process. Click here

Although this text is not the final text, it includes the following useful information:

  • 4,200 GWh will be tendered, divided into five supply blocks to supply energy from January 1, 2023, to December 31, 2042.
  • The submission of bids will take place on October 11, 2017, and on October 30, 2017 the economic offers will be opened.
  • Supply blocks:



As always, we remain at your full disposal in case of any questions or comments in connection to this matter.

AUTHORS: Juan Francisco Mackenna, José Miguel Bustamante.

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