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Honduras, Yoro - hn/12

Hydropower plants

Energias Limpias del Yaguala S.A. de C.V have awarded the Arenal hydroelectric plant (Phase I-II) to the joint venture between Ghella (51%) / Astaldi (49%). The contract is worth 101 million euros (USD 113 million). The order involves the execution of the civil works necessary for the construction of a dam in RCC (maximum height of 93.5 m), hydraulic tunnels (6 km) and associated works. Jobs will begin by 2017 and will last 33 months. Connect to http://www.ghella.com and http://www.astaldi.com/. 47/17.


Honduras, Olancho - hn/11


Sinohydro awarded EUR35.3 million contract to construct preparatory works for 104 MW Patuca 3 hydroelectric plant for state-owned utility ENEE, including diversion tunnel, access roads, quarry and camp. Three plants totalling 524 MW are planned on the Patuca river, all funded by Chinese financial institutions. Groupe RSW Inc, website address www.rswinc.com, part of AECOM, conducted the environmental feasibility study. More from www.enee.hn/patuca3.htm. 16/11.