Atlantic coast of Morocco near Safi
Safi 1320 MWe Ultra-Supercritical Independent Power Project,
MacDonald was technical advisor to Electricité de France (EdF)
during the pre-bid phase of a two 660MWe ultra-supercritical
pulverised coal fired power plant, to be located at Safi,
The project will include flue gas sulphurisation plant, an
unloading wharf for international coals and an off-site ash
Our Owners Engineer work involved an overall review of the project,
together with a review ofthe Chinese EPC Contractor’s power plant
We produced technical specifications for the Plant and evaluated
the EPC offer against these specifications and the Owners request
for proposals (RfP) from the state owned Office National de
l'Electricité of Morocco (ONE).
During this phase, Mott MacDonald managed the technical
clarifications with both the EPC Contractor and the Owner.
We provided assistance for the drafting and negotiation of the EPC
Contract with the selected Chinese EPC Contractor, China Datang
We gave technical assistance and advice during the bid preparation
and elaboration of the final
bid proposal to ONE.
In addition, we provided separate Lenders Engineer services to the
Project Company during the pre-bid phase.
Flexibility was paramount in responding to the continual changes to
the technical requirements of the bid, project site and timetable.