Kuwait extends bid deadline for Subiya power plant

21 October 2008
Kuwait’s Water & Electricity Ministry has again extended the bid deadline for the engineering, procurement and construction contract for the Subiya power plant.

The deadline has been postponed from 21 October to 9 November, the latest in a series of extensions to the project.

The ministry did not give a reason for the latest delay.

A total of six companies have been prequalified for the project. They are the US's GE, Spain's Iberdrola Ingenieria y Construccion, Japan's Mitsui & Company, Marubeni Corporation, also of Japan, Canada's SNC Lavalin and Germany's Siemens.

The successful bidder will design, supply, construct, operate and maintain the 2,000MW power plant (MEED 7:10:08).

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