The Municipality of Sao Paulo, Brazil, has launched a tender process for the Sao Paulo Street lighting public private partnership (PPP) project.
The preferred bidder will have to modernize, streamline, expand and maintain the street lighting infrastructure of the city.
The contract has a value estimated at R$7.3 billion (US$2.5 billion).
Sao Paulo is the largest city in Brazil, the largest city in the Americas and the world's twelfth largest city by population. The city has a total area of 7,944 km². The metropolis has the largest economy by GDP in Latin America and southern hemisphere.
Interest parties must submit their proposals on or before 23 June 2015.
In late May 2014 we reported that 11 teams submitted proposals to develop feasibility studies for the project. The tender process was issued in October 2013.
On 11 November 2014 the project's public hearing was held and later begun the project's public consultation, which ended on 24 November.