Project PERMER (Project Renewable Energy in Rural Markets) started on 5th of July 2016, the submission of tenders for the supply and installation of approximately 6500 solar photovoltaic equipment and internal installations in rural households of Catamarca, Chaco, Entre Rios, La Pampa, Salta and Neuquén. The tender consists of 13 lots and benefits about 26 thousand users.
The deadline for the submission of tenders is 22 August 2016 at 11.00 am, on the same day as the opening of the tender procedure at 11.30 PM.
It is to be noted that the first stage of the PERMER project ended in 2012 and allowed the electrification of approximately 1,800 schools, 350 public services and 27,000 residences. This second phase aims to continue the electrification and achieve universal access to energy.
The PERMER project is a project of rural electrification with the use of renewable sources, mainly photovoltaic generation will be carried through by the Ministry of Energy and Mining of the Argentine Republic led by the Coordination Unit. The project is designed to resolve the needs of electricity supply to rural people who are located in remote areas or with difficult access where they do not possess conventional energy sources (network) and for the provision of hot water, cooking and heating in public establishments with the same characteristics. The PERMER project is aimed at households and dispersed rural public services establishment. The program involves the obtainment and installation of generating systems in homes and or establishment of public services and includes the installation of internal facilities and a one-time provision of luminaires.
More information is available via the following link: http://portalweb.cammesa.com/Pages/RenovAr.aspx