Swiss Agency for Development Announces Tender Call to Reduce Energy Consumption in New Buildings in Latin America



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Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation

Focusing on Warm Climate Zones and Strengthening Capacities

Announcement of International OPEN Tender: Strengthening capacities for energy efficiency in buildings in Latin America (CEELA) – inception phase and Phase 1


The Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) calls on specialized organizations or consortia of specialized organizations to submit their bids to implement the Inception Phase and Phase 1 of the Project “Strengthening capacities for energy efficiency in buildings in Latin America – CEELA”.

The overall objective of CEELA is to reduce energy consumption in new buildings in Latin America, with a particular focus on warm climate zones, by strengthening capacities for designing buildings with energy efficiency and thermal comfort (EETC) and for using appropriate technologies and materials competently.

This international open tender will select an organization or consortium that will implement the CEELA’s Inception Phase (November 2019 – February 2020) and subject to the SDC approval will implement the CEELA’s Phase 1 (March 2020 – February 2023) in Colombia, Ecuador (to be determined), Mexico and Peru.

The documentation on the international open tender for CEELA may be downloaded from the platform, under Invitation to tender, search Modify the Search - in Keyword fill "CEELA" and then you must register in the project. You will then receive your password by e-mail, which will allow you to download the documents. It can also be found through the Project id: 185973 and the Notice number: 1083097.



05.07.19 - Questions* submitted in writing at    

12.07.19 - Answers published at    

31.08.19 - Timeframe for submitting complete bids

October 2019 - Decision taken after review

End of October 2019 - Decision conveyed to all organizations participating in tender, award published

*Questions by mail, email and telephone are not allowe

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