Delegation of the European Union
to the United Nations - New York

Technical Assistance to Install Solar Panel Park at Piarco International Airport

27/03/2020 - 16:23
Transport and Infrustructure

Duration: 90 days (to December 2019)

EU Contribution: EUR 49,575

Location: Project funded under the 11th EDF Technical Cooperation Fund (TCF) and managed by the EU Delegation to Trinidad and Tobago

Overview:

The Airports Authority of Trinidad and Tobago (AATT) is embarking on a project to develop a Solar Park at the Piarco International Airport (PIA).  To support this project, the EU contracted DT Global IDEV Europe S.L. to assist in developing project contract/tender documents and evaluation services for the AATT.

Overall Objective:  To assist the AATT in successfully translating the Feasibility Study on the use of Solar Energy at PIA into a realistic project design and associated grant project contract documents.

Activities:

  • Development of a “Description of Action” document in accordance with European Union standards for the Installation of a Solar Panel Park at PIA. The components of the document includes the following:
    • Logical Framework
    • Technical Requirements (equipment life cycle including disposal), specifications, and expected annual generation capacity for the solar farm,
    • Detailed Work Plan and Timelines,
    • Defined Project Team (Composition, Qualifications, Experience),
    • Identify the needs required for external support, and
    • Project Governance and Reporting Framework (structure, frequency and level of detail).
  • Preparation of a detailed budget for the project.
  • Preparation of tender documents including the Evaluation Grid for hiring a contractor for the supply and installation of the solar farm, inclusive of a routine training component. The tender documents will include the technical requirements and specifications referred to in 1b above.
  • Provision of guidance on evaluating the technical responses during the evaluation of tenders.
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