Greece: Gas network expansion tenders

, SEE Energy News

The level of participation on the two tenders is satisfactory and represents a vote of confidence for the company’s ambitious plans to expand the coverage of gas network in provincial Greece. According to Marios Tsakas, Managing Director of DEDA.

Five companies and one consortium have placed bids at the first two tenders organized by natural gas distribution system operator DEDA for the expansion on gas distribution network in East Macedonia and Thrace.

Avax, Aktor, Ergo ATE, Edil Hellas, Vermion ATEE-Sourla Bros ATEBE and Intracom took part in the DEDA tender for the development of gas networks in the Xanthi and Drama areas, budgeted at 17.1 million euros.

Avax, Aktor, Ergo ATE, Edil Hellas and Intracom also took part in the Alexandroupoli and Komotini tender, budgeted at 16.3 million euros.

Project contracts with winning bidders could be signed by the end of the year so that construction work of the new networks can begin early in 2021 in all four provincial cities.

DEDA covers all parts of Greece not represented by DEPA Infrastructure subsidiaries EDA Attiki, covering the wider Athens area, and EDA THES, covering Thessaloniki and Thessaly.