State-owned Egyptian Electricity Transmission Company (EETC) has issued a local limited tender for assessing the environmental and social impacts of a 335-km long, 500 kV overhead line between the Badr and Sakakin transformer stations.
The line is associated with the 500 kV HVDC Egypt–Saudi Arabia Grid Interconnection Project. As per the tender documents, EETC can increase or decrease works by 25 per cent of the volume of work, at the same prices during the contract implementation period. In addition, work can be increased or decreased by up to 100 per cent during the implementation period, with the consent of both parties. The contract implementation period is three months from the date of award of the contract.