“The Egyptian Electricity Holding Company (EEHC) has launched a tender for the construction of five concentrated solar power (CSP) plants to power water desalination plants on the north coast, according to an EEHC document (pdf). The plants are expected to require USD 270 mn of investment and will be established under a 25-year build-own-operate (BOO) contract. Bidders need to purchase tender documents at a cost of USD $500 by 30 August, and should submit their offers by 12 pm on 27 September.