Solar, Wind Power

Wind and Solar Powered Community Radio for East Timor

The World Bank is seeking expressions of interest to install nine wind and solar community radio stations in East Timor.

DILI, East Timor, 2001-11-01 [SolarAccess.com] The contract is for the supply, installation, commissioning and staff training, as well as for the equipment needed to establish 100 watt FM transmission stations. It includes 15 m wind-up masts, wind generator, solar panel, STL receivers and antenna, transmitters and antenna, and ancillary equipment. The International Bank for Reconstruction & Development has issued a grant to fund the development of the radio stations in East Timor, and the United Nations Office of Project Services will be the procurement and project implementing entity. Firms belonging to the member countries of the World Bank must submit proposals by November 1.