Netherlands-based consultancy firm Kema International is the low bidder for a consultancy services contract for Dubais Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa).
The contract covers the implementation and management of distributed renewable resources generators into the Dewa grid.
The Dutch firm submitted a bid of AED5.38m ($1.5m). The second lowest bidder was Italys Cesi with a bid of AED6.567m.
There were bids from five other companies:
- RWE Power International (AED15m)
- Tetra Tech (AED15.344m)
- Altran Middle East (AED11.693m)
- Ernst & Young (AED31.672m)
- Booz & Co (AED24.207m)
The contract was floated on 5 August and bids were submitted on 15 September.
In mid-August Dewa tendered for its first independent power plant. The IPP will be a clean coal-fired plant and will be located at Hassyan, which was the proposed site for the emirates first gas-fired IPP.