The municipality and the city of Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Puerto de la Cruz, will renovate its street lighting, in an investment valued at some 3 million euro. Of that amount, 300,000 euros will be used for improving municipal facilities. The tender contract will have a maximum amount of 21,245,727 euros, for a period of 15 years and will result in important economic and energy savings for the resort city.
The City Council of Puerto de la Cruz, through the area of General Services, Works and Industry, has launched the tender procedure for the mixed supply contract covering energy management and integral maintenance of the street lighting facilities, traffic lights and municipal buildings. This will give an important boost to the lighting system of public spaces and energy savings in the resort town.
The resolution adopted by the Local Government Board last August 25, included approval of the tender dossier and the start of the tender, for a maximum amount of 21,245,727 euro plus tax for a period of 15 years.
Savings and efficiency
Thanks to this procurement process, «which will lower costs» compared to what City Council currently allocates only for energy consumption and basic maintenance, «we will have a state of the art system, that will improve performance in public lighting and energy efficiency and be able to develop an effective maintenance activity with a permanent character, » said the Councilor for General Services, Angel Montañés.
The Councilor said that in this way the Puerto de la Cruz «will not only have economic savings but also energy savings, a fact that will impact on the target set for this area, ie the sustainability of all public services.
The City Council commissioned an energy audit that was completed in early 2016. This served as the basis for the design of technical specifications for this procurement procedure. The results shown that the street lighting system and municipal buildings lighting needed be improved in order to be more efficient.
In this sense, Montanes explained «once the bidding procedure is completed, it is expected to involve an investment of some 3 million euro in street lighting and 300,000 euro for improvement of municipal facilities in order to adapt them to low energy consumption technology «.
Remote control systems
The new system will allow «any incident with the lighting system be adequately resolved within a maximum period of 24 hours because the entire network will have a remote control system», as set out in the technical specifications, said Montanes.
Deadline for submissions
The deadline for submission of tenders by energy service companies (ESCOs) interested in the bidding process will end next October 29 and submissions must be filed in the register of the City Council.