Vinci, through its subsidiaries, has secured three contracts in total, with two from Brazil and one from Uganda.
Of the two contracts won by Vinci’s subsidiary, COBRA, one is a public private partnership (PPP) contract and the other is a design and build contract.
The PPP contract was secured by Cobra following auctions held by the National Electric Energy Agency (ANEEL).
Situated in the State of Minas Gerais close to Sao Paulo, the PPP contract covers financing, conception, construction, and operation of six 500 kV transmission lines to be installed on 1,020 km, four stretches of transmission lines in 63km, one new substation and eight substation expansions.
This contract is worth €670m (BRL3.48bn).
More than 5,000 people will be employed to undertake the construction work.
Construction is expected to finish by the end of 2027, with operation and maintenance period to run for 30 years.
The design & build contract is worth €386m (BRL 2bn).
It covers installation of 980km of transmission lines in the area of Espírito Santo in Minas Gerais State, three new substations, and five substation expansions.
Close to 4,900 employees will be employed for these works.
The project is anticipated to complete by the end of 2027.
The design and build contract in Uganda was awarded by the state-owned National Water and Sewage Corporation.
The turnkey project, which is worth €73m, was initiated by the Ugandan Ministry of Water and Environment and funded by the French Development Agency.
It comprises construction of a water intake facility on the Kagera River, a drinking water treatment plant with a daily capacity of 30,000m3, a booster station, and the laying of pipes for 62km.
Image: The PPP contract covers financing, conception, construction, and operation of six 500 kV transmission lines. Credit: Vinci.