On February 8, 2018, the Federal Electricity Commission ("CFE") published an invitation to an open bidding No. CFE-0036-CASOA-0001-2018 for the public service provision of direct current transmission Ixtepec – Yautepec in favor of CFE.

Pursuant to the invitation issued by CFE, the main purpose of the agreement will be: (i) to develop, manage, and acquire prior activities, construct, perform tests, put in commission and commercial operation the transmission system at its own expense; (ii) to operate, maintain and update the direct current transmission system during the operating stage; (iii) to transfer all rights, licenses, permits, authorizations and property of reinforcement works to CFE.

The estimated investments on this project is approximately US$1.7 billion, and an estimated start date of the operation is 2021, with a transport capacity of 3,000 MW mainly generated by wind farms located in the Tehuantepec Istmo, Oaxaca.

Pursuant to the invitation, the following works will comprise the project:

  • 2 converter stations.
  • 9 feeders.
  • 7 substations.
  • 6 transmission lines with a length of 1,221.0 Km.


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