A consortium made up of Synergy Consulting, Baker Mckenzie, Worley Parsons and HRA Advogados is the entity that will provide technical assistance to the Government of Mozambique for the Mphanda Nkuwa hydroelectric project, an official source said.
The Ministry of Mineral Resources and Energy reported that the selection follows a public tender which took place in two phases, one of expression of interest in which 18 entities participated and the second limited to nine pre-qualified companies.
The press release said that the selected consortium is made up of internationally-accredited companies specialised in financial, technical, commercial and legal structuring with extensive experience in the execution of energy infrastructure through project finance.
The consortium will work with the Mphanda Nkwua Project Office, advising on the updating of critical technical studies and selecting the strategic partner to join the public utilities Electricidade de MOçambique (EdM) and the Cahora Bassa Hydroelectric Facility (HCB) in developing the infrastructure.
“We believe that hiring the consultant will speed up the process of selecting the strategic partner for the development of the venture,” the statement said.