GridLink launches tender for Engineering, Procurement and Construction contracts

August 21, 2019

GridLink has announced the Contract Notices for two tenders for the construction of the project: 1) converter stations in UK andFrance; and 2) subsea HVDC cable between UK and France.

The tender process will be implemented according to Negotiated procedure set down in Council Directive 2014/25/EU on public procurement.  The first stage requires interested parties to submit an expression of interest followed by completion of a pre-qualification questionnaire to enable a short-list of suitably-qualified candidates to be identified.  The second stage comprises an invitation to the short-listed candidates to submit a tender for the contract.  The pre-qualification stage is expected to be completed in December 2019, with the tender stage starting in early 2020 so as to be completed by the end of the year.