Two companies have bid for the planned Marib 2 and Marib 3 power plants inYemen.

The Public Electricity Corporation is the client.

India’s Bharat Heavy Electricals and Russia’s Technopromexport submitted offers for the schemes.

Bharat priced the Marib 2 project at $478m and proposed a configuration of four gas turbines sourced from Germany’s Siemens. Technopromexport bid $480m with three gas turbines from France’s Alstom.

The Russian firm bid $316m with two Alstom turbines for the Marib 3 scheme. Bharat priced the contract at $369m with three Siemens turbines.

The oil-fired Marib 2 and Marib 3 plants will have a capacity of 380-480MW and 300MW respectively.