The railway operator opens the negotiation with the energy companies that have submitted an offer to take over their electricity supply until 2025, valued at more than 1,850 million
Adif begins its negotiation with the main electric companies in the country to close the electricity supply to the railway network from April 2021 until the end of 2025. trigger, Endesa, iberdrola, PDE Y Total close the list of competitors that will dispute what is considered the largest electrical contract in the country, whose maximum budget amounts to €1.85 billion.
It has attracted attention in the sector the absence of Naturgy in a bid in which she is a regular opponent. In the previous contest, EDP was the big winner, taking 18 of the 21 lots in contention. The rest of the competitorsEndesa, Naturgy and Factor Energa– were awarded one lot each.
In the previous call, the maximum amount of the contract was close to 490 million euros. From now on, the company that presides over Maria Luisa Dominguez It foresees a growing demand for electricity, due to the increase in traffic derived from the railway liberalization process that has promoted the landing of new competitors for high speed, such as ouigo either iryo. The energy consumption of Adif and Adif AV grew up to 2,414 GWh (gigawatt hours) in 2022, compared to the 2,106 GWh of 2021.
As in the previous call, Adif has divided the electricity supply for passenger and freight operators, this time, into 16 lots designed according to criteria of geographical proximity and exploitation of the rail network. In this way, the company tries to minimize the deviation of consumption between the different supply points that make up each group and thus standardize market costs.
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